Assistant Professor of Animal Nutrition
Dr. Elias Uddin joined UConn in Fall 2023 as a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a 60:40 Research:Teaching split appointment. Before coming to UConn, Dr. Uddin worked as a tenure-track Assistant Professor for 2 years in the Dairy and Food Science Department at South Dakota State University with similar Research and Teaching appointment split. Previously, Dr. Uddin completed his PhD under the guidance of Dr. Michel Wattiaux at the University of Wisconsin-Madison followed by a short postdoc at the University of California Davis under the guidance of Dr. Ermias Kebreab. Dr. Uddin started his academic journey with a BS in Animal Husbandry from Bangladesh Agricultural University and a MS in Quantitative Genetics degree jointly from Wageningen University in the Netherlands and Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Norway.
In the News
- CAHNR Welcomes New Faculty Members for Fall 2023 – UConn Today, August 2023
Dr. Uddin’s research is centered at the intersection of ruminant nutrition and life cycle assessment modeling, with the overarching goal of improving the productivity, efficiency, and environmental sustainability of ruminant production systems.
- Ruminant nutrition
- Enteric methane mitigation strategies (diets and feed additives)
- Manure greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation strategies
- Feed additives
- Holistic system approach and sustainability
- Life cycle assessment (LCA)
- Carbon and water Footprint
- Reading biographies
- Watching and playing soccer
- Spending quality time with friends and family