Dr. Zied Hammami joined ICBA in November 2018 as Post-Doctoral Fellow - Research Agronomist. He had previously worked as an agronomist and biostatistics teacher at the National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia (INAT).
He also worked with the UMR-INRA-AgroParisTech on statistical analyses and modeling of agro-morphological and physiological data in order to model genotype-by-environment interactions. He had similar engagements with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) on a breeding management system and ICBA on the use of a state-of-the-art crop model.
He was involved in research projects by ICBA, CIMMYT, the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the European Commission.
His research interests lie in crop production, modeling and forecasting, water, and abiotic stress.
Since 2009 he has conducted numerous experiments on adaptability of different crops in diverse biophysical environments.
He holds an engineering diploma in animal and forage production, a master’s degree in plant genetic resources and biotechnology and a Ph.D. in Agronomy from INAT.