Masood Iqbal Awan

University of Agriculture Faisalabad

With a background in crop physiology and agronomy, Dr. Masood Iqbal Awan holds the position of Assistant Professor at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan. He has a BSc (2005) and an MSc (2007) from UAF and Ph.D. (2013) from Wageningen University, The Netherlands (2013). He was also appointed as a University Associate (2015-2017) in the School of Land and Food – TIA at the University of Tasmania (UTAS), Australia. His research focus is on cropping systems, specifically understanding how different elements (plants, soils, and people) interact and how to improve the robustness, productivity, and sustainability for desirable outcomes. He has published papers in disciplinary and transdisciplinary journals. He aims to engage in education that promotes critical thinking and applied research for the benefit of the farming community. Key research interests include stress physiology, resource use efficiency, alternate production systems/crops, and eco-efficient cropping systems.