Department of Animal Science 

UC Davis - The University of California, Davis

Ermias Kebreab

Ermias Kebreab Ermias Kebreab, Ph.D.
Professor, Sesnon Endowed Chair,
Deputy Director Agricultural Sustainability Institute

Phone: 530 752 5907
Fax: (530) 752-0175
SAM_LAB: Sustainable Agricultural Modeling Lab


B.S., Biology, University of Asmara, Eritrea, 1987
M.S., Integrative biology, University of Reading, UK, 1991
Ph.D., Ecological modeling, University of Reading, UK, 1998,

Research Interests

My current research interests are:
  1. Whole system approach to quantifying greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture. Mathematical modeling and mitigation of emissions from animals, manure and soil.
  2. Development of energy and nutrient utilization/requirement models in cattle, swine and poultry
  3. Sustainable agriculture, in particular animal production in relation to environmental sustainability.

Graduate Groups

Affiliation Agricultural Sustainability Institute