Ivo Zution Goncalves is an agronomist engineer from Alegre, Espírito Santo, Brazil. He joined the Water for Food Institute in June 2015 as a postdoctoral researcher. He is working with Director of Research Christopher Neale on projects involving water resources, drip irrigation and remote sensing. He hopes to increase his understanding of remote sensing and how to apply it to irrigation, along with meeting new researchers and having new experiences in Nebraska.
He holds a doctorate in agriculture engineering (water and soil) from State University of Campinas in Brazil and a master’s degree in plant production (planning and water resources management) from Federal University of Espírito Santo in Brazil.