Dr. Kebreab is Professor of Animal Science, Sesnon Endowed Chair of Sustainable Animal Agriculture in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California-Davis, and Deputy Director of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute.
He conducts research on reducing the impact of animal agriculture – particularly dairy cattle – on the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and nutrient loading. He uses a range of mathematical modeling techniques and experimentation to address environmental and nutrition-related issues.
Dr. Kebreab’s work has been recognized by numerous honors, including the 2006 Young Scientist Award from the Canadian Society of Animal Science, the 2008 Early Career Achievement Award and the 2014 Ruminant Nutrition Award from the American Society of Animal Science. He received his BS in Biology from the University of Asmara (Eritrea), and an MS in Integrative Biology and PhD in Ecological Modeling from the University of Reading (UK).
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