Interim Vice President and Vice Chancellor of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Ron Yoder is Interim Vice Chancellor in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. His professional interests are in the areas of agricultural water management, measurement and estimation of evapotranspiration, water and solute movement in the vadose zone, and land use impacts on water quality.
He has worked for the University of Wyoming, for the USDA ARS in Colorado and in Washington state, and for the University of Tennessee. He served as President of ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers) in 2009-2010, and is a Fellow of ASABE and a Fellow of AIMBE (American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering). He is also a member of ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) and Sigma Xi.
He earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Drexel University, a M.S. in Agricultural Engineering from Clemson University, and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering from Colorado State University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Nebraska and Wyoming. His more than thirty years of experience in agricultural water management includes extensive field research, and work in Brazil, Zambia, and China.