Elia Scudiero 

Research Agronomist, University of Calfornia-Riverside

Elia Scudiero is a Research Agronomist at the University of California in Riverside. Elia grew up on a multi-generational family farm in northern Italy. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Crop Science from the University of Padua, Italy, in 2013. Subsequently, he moved to UC Riverside where he leads the Digital Agronomy Laboratory (https://sites.google.com/site/scudieroe/). With over 130 scientific contributions, the Digital Agronomy Lab specializes in near-ground and remote sensing measurements to study multi-scale agro-environmental soil-plant processes to support sustainable agriculture and water management practices.