Specialists

 

The team at IRRI produces the highest caliber of both research and administrative skill. Find out more about our staff below.

Uma Shankar Singh

Uma Shankar SinghUmesh is a Senior Scientist in PBGB. He is also the South Asia Regional Coordinator of the project STRASA and acting Country Representative for IRRI-India and -Nepal.

Casiana Vera Cruz

Casiana Vera CruzCasiana or "Nollie" is a plant pathologist at Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology (PBGB) Division. She also leads the IRRI-DA Heirloom Rice Project.

Fangming Xie

Fangming XieFangming is a senior scientist on hybrid rice research at IRRI and is also responsible for managing the Hybrid Rice Development Consortium (HRDC).

Sudhanshu Singh

Sudhanshu SinghSudhanshu is a field agronomist with substantial understanding of crop management and developmental needs of rainfed lands, based in IRRI India office.

Grant Singleton

Grant SingletonGrant is a principal scientist at IRRI and an expert on rodent biology and management. He is also the coordinator of the Irrigated Rice Research Consortium (IRRC).

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