July 17, 2017

Dr. Luis Tedeschi receives AFIA Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research

Dr. Luis Tedeschi, Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the AFIA Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research.

Dr. Tedeschi received a bachelor’s degree in Agronomy Engineering from the University of São Paulo (USP-Brazil) in 1991, his master’s degree in Animal and Forage Sciences from the USP in 1996, and his doctorate in Animal Science from Cornell University (NY) in 2001. Following a Research Associate position at Cornell University from 2002 to 2005, he joined Texas A&M University in 2005 and was promoted to professor in 2015.

Dr. Tedeschi teaches ruminant nutrition, precision diet formulation, comparative ruminant production, and nutrition modeling courses for undergraduate and graduate students. His internationally recognized research program is focused on the integration of mathematical nutrition modeling and scientific data from research trials conducted at his own laboratory, as well as many universities and research institutions around the world. He has published more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, and presented at more than 85 conferences and workshops worldwide.

The American Feed Industry Association Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research recognizes research excellence in the nutrition of ruminant animals.

The award is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association.

ASAS is a professional organization that serves more than 7,000 students, animal scientists, allied industry and producers around the world.

Media contact:

Kim Schoonmaker

ASAS Scientific Communications Associate



Photo: Dr. Luis Tedeschi accepts the AFIA Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research from Dr. Janet Remus, AFIA.