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Prasanta Kumar Kalita



Dr. Prasanta Kalita is a professor of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, and the Presidential Fellow of the University of Illinois System. A Fellow of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) and Indian Society for Agricultural Engineering (ISAE), Dr. Kalita’s areas of research include water resources management and environmental sustainability, food security, and water quality. He is widely recognized for his excellence in teaching, research, and international engagement; he has worked extensively in educational development and capacity building, water resources, food production, and food security issues around the world.

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Professor, Grainger College of Engineering

Recent Publications

Gupta, R., Bhattarai, R., Kalita, P. K., Dokoohaki, H., Coppess, J. W., & Armstrong, S. D. (2023). Evaluation of long-term impact of cereal rye as a winter cover crop in Illinois. Science of the Total Environment, 877, Article 162956.

Gupta, R., Bhattarai, R., Dokoohaki, H., Armstrong, S. D., Coppess, J. W., & Kalita, P. K. (2023). Sustainability of cover cropping practice with changing climate in Illinois. Journal of Environmental Management, 339, Article 117946.

Jha, R. K., Kalita, P. K., & Cooke, R. A. (2021). Assessment of climatic parameters for future climate change in a major agricultural state in India. Climate, 9(7), Article 111.

Monjurul Alam, M., Saha, C. K., Sarkar, S., & Kalita, P. K. (2021). Present Status of Appropriate Scale Mechanization in Selected Villages of Southern Delta of Bangladesh. In American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, ASABE 2021 (pp. 1975-1984). (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, ASABE 2021; Vol. 3). American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

Dattamudi, S., Kalita, P. K., Chanda, S., Alquwaizany, A. S., & Sidhu, B. S. (2020). Agricultural nitrogen budget for a long-term row crop production system in the Midwest USA. Agronomy, 10(11), Article 1622.

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