Christian Nansen

Portrait of entomology and nematology assistant professor Christian Nansen

Position Title
Assistant Professor

Entomology and Nematology


Dr. Christian Nansen specializes in applied insect ecology and integrated pest management seeking to develop food production practices that reduce reliance on pesticides in ways that are both environmentally sound and economically feasible. Nansen has also conducted coffee research using hyperspectral imaging of coffee beans investigating how to use machine vision systems to characterize qualitative traits (such as roasting and nutrient composition) based on reflectance profiling.