MSUToday
Published: Nov. 7, 2013

Basso named 2013 ASA fellow

Bruno Basso, associate professor in the Department of Geological Sciences, has been named a 2013 American Society of Agronomy Fellow. Basso was honored with 17 other fellows at the 2013 ASA annual meeting on Nov. 5 in Tampa, Fla.

Basso, who also is affiliated with the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, was recognized for his research on crop modeling systems and land use sustainability. He leads the soil initiative for the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project.

The project is an international effort by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve climate, crop and economic modeling by providing communities with cutting-edge technology.

Basso received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Naples, Italy, and his Ph.D. from MSU.

Bruno Basso, associate professor in the Department of Geological Sciences. Photo by Derrick Turner