Martin van Ittersum, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Martin van Ittersum holds a PhD in Agricultural and Environmental Science from Wageningen University. He is a professor at the Plant Production Systems group of the same university. His research and teaching focus on research concepts and methods for the analysis, design and integrated assessment of agricultural systems from field to farm, regional and global level. He has led and is leading a large number of (inter)national projects dealing with global food availability, integrated assessment of agricultural systems, yield gap analysis, phosphorus scarcity, climate change and circular food systems. He was the co-chair of the 1st and 4th editions of the International Conference on Global Food Security and will be the chair of the 5th edition (2024 in Leuven, Belgium). In 2015 and 2016 he was the interim chair of the Farming Systems Ecology group at Wageningen University. Since September 2022 he is visiting professor of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. He has been nominated a highly-cited researcher (Clarivate) from 2015 to 2022 and has (co-)authored ca. 200 papers in international scientific journals.
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