Asheesh K Singh
Dr. Asheesh K Singh (Danny) is a Professor of Agronomy and Soybean Breeder at Iowa State University. He obtained PhD from the University of Guelph in 2007. He has research and breeding experience in multiple crops - barley, durum, maize, millets, oats, soybean and wheat. He has developed more than 75 varieties and germplasm lines that are grown in wide geographic regions. He has published ~150 peer-reviewed publications on topics related to plant breeding, genetics, phenomics and application of ML/AI in breeding and production. In 2021, he published a plant breeding textbook. He shares leadership of the Soynomics team at Iowa State University, bringing AI and Plant Science/Breeding together to solve complex agricultural problems. He is a co-lead on several projects, most notably in the AI Institute for Resilient Agriculture. He is currently serving as the Crop Breeding and Genetics division chair in the Crop Science Society of America.