Dr. Asim Biswas is a Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator at the School of Environmental Sciences and the OAC Research Chair in Soils and Precision Agriculture. He is also a member of the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars.
Dr. Biswas specializes in data-driven sustainable soil management. He focuses on enhancing the productivity and resilience of land-based agri-food production systems in an environmentally sustainable manner. His work revolves around utilizing scientific data to inform soil management practices, aiming to optimize agricultural outcomes while minimizing negative environmental impacts. His innovations in precision agriculture are helping producers reduce waste and increase efficiency of crop inputs such as fertilizer, herbicides, pesticides. Dr. Biswas’s work advances Canada’s efforts toward sustainable and efficient agri-food production systems.