Gerrit Hoogenboom, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Develops crop simulation and decision support systems

Telephone: 352-392-1864


85 Rogers Hall
PO Box 110570
Gainesville, Florida 32611
United States

Gerrit Hoogenboom has over 25 years of experience in the development and application of crop simulation models and decision support systems. Applications range from freeze forecasting to climate variability and climate change, water resources management, biofuels, economic and environmental sustainability, and food security. He currently coordinates the development of the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer, a crop modeling system that is being used world-wide by many scientists and others interested in systems analysis and decision support.


Ph.D., Auburn University, 1985

Research Focus

  • Impact of climate change
  • Computer modeling and simulation of agricultural systems
  • Decision Support Systems and GIS
  • Information technology
  • Agrometeorology
  • Climatology