About Nathan

Nathan Mueller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability and the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University. His research analyzes the interactions between climate, water resources, and agricultural management to promote global food security and more sustainable agricultural landscapes.

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  • Agricultural sustainability
  • Climate change impacts and adaptation
  • Spatial data science and modeling


PhD, Natural Resources Science and Management - University of Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN, 2013

BA, Biology and Environmental Studies - Saint Olaf College
Northfield, MN, 2007

Awards, Honors, Grants

  • Highly Cited Researcher, Clarivate Analytics / Web of Science, 2019
  • New Innovator Award, Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research, 2019
  • Environmental Fellow, Harvard University, 2013-2015