Joao R. Dórea receives the Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist Award

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Champaign, IL (June 1, 2023)—The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce Joao R. Dórea as the 2023 recipient of the Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist Award. The award will be presented on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, during the awards ceremony at the ADSA Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

The Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist Award was created to recognize outstanding research by young dairy production scientists during the first 10 years of their professional career. The winner must have demonstrated outstanding research in dairy cattle production areas within five years immediately prior to the year of the award, published original research work, and been a member of ADSA for at least five successive years. The winner must be 39 years old or younger and have completed their PhD no earlier than 10 years prior to the year of the award.

Joao Dórea is an assistant professor in precision livestock farming. He earned his MS (2010) and PhD (2014) degrees in animal science from the University of São Paulo in Brazil. In 2019, he was hired as an assistant professor in the Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is an affiliate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Data Science Institute and an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, and actively contributes to research in both. Dórea’s research focuses on digital technology and predictive analytics to optimize farm-management decisions.

It is with great pleasure that ADSA and Cargill Animal Nutrition present Joao R. Dórea with the 2023 Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist Award.

About the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)

The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is an international organization of educators, scientists, and industry representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry and keenly aware of the vital role the dairy sciences play in fulfilling the economic, nutritive, and health requirements of the world’s population. It provides leadership in scientific and technical support to sustain and grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry.