Dr Alex Wu

Research Fellow/Senior Research off

Centre for Crop Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

UQ Amplify Fellow

School of Agriculture and Food Sustainability
Faculty of Science
+61 7 334 62780


Research Interests

  • Crop physiology, photosynthesis, and modelling
    Crop resource use efficiencies (RUE, TE); Leaf and canopy photosynthesis modelling; Process integration using leaf-canopy-crop models (Cross-Scale Modelling); Agricultural Production Systems sIMulator (APSIM); Predicting impacts of genetic and agronomic interventions; Linking crop models with genomics.
  • Crop design optimisation
    Novel tools for in silico crop optimisation; Genetics x Management x Environment interaction analysis; Drought-prone environments.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Applied Science, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland


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