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Outstanding Early Career Faculty: Daniel Robertson

Daniel Robertson is a multidisciplinary scientist with expertise in biomechanics, plant science and interdisciplinary design. His teaching and research efforts are focused on using engineering principles to accomplish what the White House has called the great challenge of the 21st century: sustainably providing food, fuel and fiber for the world’s growing
population.

Since arriving in Idaho, Dr. Robertson has developed three new courses, founded the AgMEQ laboratory, acquired a professional engineering license and directed the design and development of the NAE Grand Challenge Scholars Program, which has been a magnet for recruiting outstanding students to the College of Engineering. Under his leadership, the Grand Challenge Scholars Program has quadrupled in size and outcomes produced at the University of Idaho have been recognized in national meetings for the directors of NAE Grand Challenge Scholars
Program.

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Engineering Physics Building Rm. 324K

Mailing Address:

Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902

Phone: 208-885-6579

Fax: 208-885-9031

Email: medept@uidaho.edu