Teamrat Ghezzehei

Prof. Teamrat A. Ghezzehei is an Associate Professor of Environmental Soil Physics at the Life and Environmental Sciences unit at University of California, Merced. Dr. Ghezzehei was a Postdoctoral Fellow (2001-2004) and Geological Scientist (2004-2008) at the Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Prior to that Dr. Ghezzehei received his Ph.D. in Soil Science from Utah State University and B. Sc. in Soil and Water Conservation from University of Asmara, Eritrea. Prof. Ghezzehei’s work focuses on physical transformations of soil structure across scales and the associated biophysical processes, including water and nutrient dynamics in the rhizosphere and soil aggregation.


   Associate Professor: [2015-]
   Assistant Professor: [2009-2014]
   Affiliate Scientist: [2009-]


   Postdoc, Hyrologic Science, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab [2001-2004]
   PhD, Soil Physics, Utah State University, [1997-2001]
   BSc, Soil and Water Conservation, University of Asmara, [1990-1995]


   Faculty Fellow, Center for Humanities [2015]
   Outstanding Performance, LBNL [2017]
   BSc, University of Asmara, [1990-1995]