Washington University Albert P. and Blanche Y. Greensfelder Lecture
David Lobell is an Associate Professor at Stanford University in Environmental Earth System Science, and Deputy Director of Stanford’s Center on Food Security and the Environment.
His research focuses on identifying opportunities to raise crop yields in major agricultural regions, and uses a combination of big datasets, statistics, and model simulations. He received the James B. Macelwane Medal from the American Geophysical Union in 2010, was named a Macarthur Fellow in 2013, and recently spent 6 months in Australia as a distinguished McMaster Fellow at CSIRO.
He recently served as lead author on the food chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report. Dr. Lobell received a PhD in Geological and Environmental Sciences from Stanford University in 2005, and a Sc.B. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University in 2000.
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