Prof. Paul Struik, Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, Netherlands

Paul Struik is Professor of Crop Physiology at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. He is involved in research projects on root and tuber crops in Africa, South America, Asia and Europe, with a focus on crop physiology, seed production technology, and seed systems. He is (co-)author of more than 500 papers in international scientific journals, many of them on potato. He has successfully completed the supervision of more than 115 PhD candidates and is currently supervising about 30 PhD students. He is Editor-in-Chief of Potato Research and Academic Editor of Annals of Applied Biology, Frontiers in Plant Science, and PLoS ONE.