Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) at the University of Minnesota
As Associate Dean for Research, he oversees the college’s research portfolio and collaborative relationships across the U of M and with other research organizations. He also serves as the Deputy Director of the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station and provides leadership, oversight and strategic direction for the college’s 10 Research and Outreach Centers. As Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Cuomo focuses on providing leadership and strategic direction for CFANS’ 12 graduate education programs, and extensive professional development opportunities for a diverse student body.
Cuomo is a Professor in the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics at the University of Minnesota. He received a Ph.D. in agronomy/forages from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, an M.S. in range science from Texas Tech University, and a B.S. degree in range science from Texas A&M University.