Ermias Kebreab

Ermias Kebreab

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

Department of Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616 USA

Phone: +1 530-752-5907
FAX: +1 530-752-0175


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 Interest

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.

Lab Website

Animal Nutrition & Environment Modeling Applications Laboratory (ANEMAL)

Graduate Groups

Animal Biology