Dr. Ranga Appuhamy

  • Dr. Ranga Appuhamy

2020 SWNC Speaker

Dr. Appuhamy is an Assistant Professor of Ruminant Nutrition in the Department of Animal Sciences at Iowa State University, where he holds a 40% teaching- 60% research assignment. He completed his PhD in the Department of Dairy Science at Virginia Tech in 2010. He served as a postdoctoral associate in the Departments of Animal Science at University of Guelph, Canada and University of California-Davis between 2010 and 2016. His research interests include improving nutrient utilization efficiency in dairy cows and thus reducing excretions to the environment, exploring roles of individual amino acids in milk component synthesis and health, and determining actual drinking water requirements of dairy cattle.