Dr Naveed Arshad PhD Agronomy | FHEA | STEM Ambassador Specialisation: Crop Modelling and GIS

Post-Doctoral Modeller

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IBERS Research

Phone: 01970 622305


Joined IBERS as a Post-Doctoral Modeler in 2018. Naveed is Gold Medalist and received his PhD from the Department of Agronomy at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-Pakistan and his doctoral research was based in University of California, Davis-United States. Later, he worked as a International Consultant - Agro-Ecological Zoning in Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO-UN) and developed 'Crop Suitability Model'. His current position focuses on the agricultural productivity potential of Wales and potential resources for bioenergy in UK. He has vast experience of Climate Change Studies using Crop Modeling and Remote Sensing/GIS and land assessment/crop suitability mapping. He is very passionate about research on environmental issues, sustainability and socio-ecological resilience.


Student Supervision

Personal Tutor

Research interests

Projects as Principal Investigator

  1. Sustaining the uplands for the 21st Century - Addressing social and economic inequities in a rapidly changing physical environment
  2. C3 – Community, Connectivity and Communication for Wellbeing and Social Inclusion
  3. Rural Digital Connectivity: Technology-driven transformations to deliver improvements for residents in the rural setting

Research as Post-Doc

  • > 2022 - 2023 | IDRIC - Bio balance | Waste Resources mapping for South Wales Industrial Cluster (SWIC)
  • > 2020 - 2022 | Supergen Bioenergy Hub | Bioenergy resources availability mapping, spatial modeling for the development of opportunity maps of bioenergy crops (Miscanthus, SRC Willow) in United Kingdom using climate and soil data
  • > 2018 - 2020 | Tori Tir Newydd | Spatial modeling for the development of opportunity maps of key crops (Miscanthus, Willow, Ryegrass, Clover etc.) in Wales using climate and soil data

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