- Jersson Emir Placido Escobar
- Ph.D. 2015
Jersson Plácido is from Medellin, Colombia. He is a biological engineer from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. His Master’s Degree is in Biotechnology. He won a scolarship from the research department of Colombia (COLCIENCIAS) and a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue his doctoral studies in the USA. He chose to study at the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at Texas A&M University under the guidance of Dr. Capareda.