Dr. Patil completed his PhD from Copenhagen University, Denmark and has worked as Post-Doctoral Researcher at Yangzhou University, China (2003-05), University of Nottingham, UK (2007-08), Aarhus University, Denmark (2009-11), and University of Florida, USA (2011-13). Now he is based in India at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (www.uasd.edu) involved in teaching and supervision of Graduate Students, undertaking research on climate change impact and adaptation studies in agriculture, precision agriculture, and sustainable production systems, among others. He is also in-charge of coordination of International Projects at UAS, Dharwad. He is a recipient of Young Scientist award from the Indian Government (ICAR, New Delhi, 2005-06) and ISCA, Kolkata, India (2003) for his work on agro-forestry, and over the years he has received number of national and international fellowships. For instance, ICAR Junior & Senior Fellowship, Chinese Govt. Fellowship, The Royal Society, London, UK Fellowship, The Danish Government Post-Doc Fellowship and NSF, USA Post-Doc Research Associate Fellowship. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member and reviewer to number of reputed journals. He has travelled to >20 countries across all the continents on research project work and to attend conferences. He is also a Member, Organizing Committee and organizes international conferences on regular basis in association with OMICS Publishers, USA.
1. Crop production under changing climate and plant nutrition 2. Soil nutrient cycling and GHG emissions from agro-ecosystems 3. Crop model application as Decision Support System in agriculture 4. Climate adaptation and mitigation studies in agriculture 5. Agro-forestry and Sustainable production systems 6. Precision agriculture and sustainable soil management