Javier Osorio Leyton
- He, Him, His
- Assistant Professor
- Texas A&M AgriLife Blackland Research Center at Temple
- (254) 774-6105
- Website: https://blackland.tamu.edu/people/leyton-javier-m-osorio/
- Undergraduate Education
- B.E. Agronomy, University of San Simon, Bolivia.
- Graduate Education
- M.S. Animal Production, National Agrarian University La Molina, Peru.
- Ph.D. Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, U.S.A.
Areas of Expertise
- Data-driven rangeland and grassland management
- Process-based simulation models for grassland and rangeland systems
Osorio Leyton Javier, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Texas A&M University Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management. Osorio Leyton’s research interest focus on linking process-based simulation models, geospatial analysis and data analytics to gain a fundamental understanding of grassland & rangeland to provide insights for data-driven decision making. He is the primary investigator of a project sponsored by the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization that contributes to the development of the Predictive Livestock Early Warning System in East Africa. He oversees research related to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Conservation Effects Assessment Project to inform national conservation policy. He serves as associate editor for the Journal of International Soil and Water Conservation Research and is a member of Alpha Epsilon, Society for Range Management, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, American Water Resources Association and the Bolivian Society of Engineers.