PROFESSOR, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
Dr. Chieri Kubota is a professor of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, the Ohio State University. Dr. Kubota received Ph.D. in Horticultural Engineering and M.S. in Horticultural Science from Chiba University, Japan. Dr. Kubota worked for 6 years as faculty in Chiba University, 16 years in the School of Plant Sciences at University of Arizona and recently joined the faculty at the Ohio State University. Her research program focuses on the development of science-based CEA technologies. Dr. Kubota has been very active in interdisciplinary collaborations contributing to horticultural crop production under controlled environments. Her research includes value-added CEA crop production, vegetable grafting, hydroponic strawberry production, as well as LED lighting applications. More information on her program can be found in the lab facebook and the lab website.