Thomas Graham, PhD

Thomas Graham is an Assistant Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences and holds the PhytoGro Research Chair in Controlled Environment Systems at the University of Guelph. Thomas completed a prestigious Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center before returning to UoG where he continues to develop a broad-based, interdisciplinary controlled environment agriculture (CEA) research and teaching program. His research activities encompass many international and domestic collaborations covering such topics as CEA water remediation, bioregenerative life support for human space exploration, northern and remote community food insecurity, high intensity urban and peri-urban agriculture, medical crop migration and standardization, and plant-environment interactions and optimization. Thomas is also active in STEM outreach activities through such programs as Tomatosphere, and he sits on several journal editorial boards and is an active peer reviewer.