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Dr. Deepak Jaiswal
Assistant Professor
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Deepak Jaiswal did B.Tech. from IIT Kharagpur, D.E.A. (Diploma de Estudios Avanzados) from URV Spain, and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University USA.

He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at UNICAMP Brazil and UIUC USA.

Before moving to IIT Palakkad, he was working as a research scientist at UIUC USA.


Agriculture, bioenergy, land-use change, global climate change, crop & environmental modeling, and water/nutrient recycling by land application of waste materials.


Biomass Energy, Coupling of Dynamic Models & their Applications, Ecology and Environment, Plant Ecophysiology

Research Group
  • Amit Kushwaha (Ph.D. Student Jan 2022 - present)

  • Sruthi Surendran  (Ph.D. Student Aug 2021 - present)


  • Biswa Bhusan Satapathy  (MTech Project 2021-2022). Working as a data scientist with Mercedes Benz Research & Development India, Bangalore, India  (last updated on 09-09-2022)

Additional Information

Refereed Journal Papers

  • He, Yufeng, Deepak Jaiswal, Xin‐Zhong Liang, Chao Sun, and Stephen P. Long. "Perennial biomass crops on marginal land improve both regional climate and agricultural productivity." GCB Bioenergy 14, no. 5 (2022): 558-571.

  • Lochocki, Edward B., Scott Rohde, Deepak Jaiswal, Megan L. Matthews, Fernando Miguez, Stephen P. Long, and Justin M. McGrath. "BioCro II: a software package for modular crop growth simulations." in silico Plants 4, no. 1 (2022): diac003.

  • Fu, Peng, Deepak Jaiswal, Justin M. McGrath, Shaowen Wang, Stephen P. Long, and Carl J. Bernacchi. "Drought imprints on crops can reduce yield loss: Nature's insights for food security." Food and Energy Security 11, no. 1 (2022): e332.

  • Oliveira, Julianne, Eleanor E. Campbell, Rubens AC Lamparelli, Gleyce KDA Figueiredo, Johnny R. Soares, Deepak Jaiswal, Leonardo A. Monteiro, Murilo S. Vianna, Lee R. Lynd, and John J. Sheehan. "Choosing pasture maps: An assessment of pasture land classification definitions and a case study of Brazil." International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 93 (2020): 102205.

  • Monteiro, Leonardo A., Andrew M. Allee, Eleanor E. Campbell, Lee R. Lynd, Johnny R. Soares, Deepak Jaiswal, Julianne de Castro Oliveira et al. "Assessment of yield gaps on global grazed‐only permanent pasture using climate binning." Global change biology 26, no. 3 (2020): 1820-1832.

  • Xie, Lunyu, Sarah L. MacDonald, Maximilian Auffhammer, Deepak Jaiswal, and Peter Berck. "Environment or food: Modeling future land use patterns of miscanthus for bioenergy using fine scale data." Ecological economics 161 (2019): 225-236.

  • Jaiswal, Deepak, Amanda P. De Souza, Søren Larsen, David S. LeBauer, Fernando E. Miguez, Gerd Sparovek, Germán Bollero, Marcos S. Buckeridge, and Stephen P. Long. "Reply to: Brazilian ethanol expansion subject to limitations." Nature Climate Change 9, no. 3 (2019): 211-212.

  • Ruiz‐Vera, Ursula M., Matthew H. Siebers, Deepak Jaiswal, Donald R. Ort, and Carl J. Bernacchi. "Canopy warming accelerates development in soybean and maize, offsetting the delay in soybean reproductive development by elevated CO2 concentrations." Plant, cell & environment 41, no. 12 (2018): 2806-2820.

  • Jaiswal, Deepak, Amanda P. De Souza, Søren Larsen, David S. LeBauer, Fernando E. Miguez, Gerd Sparovek, Germán Bollero, Marcos S. Buckeridge, and Stephen P. Long. "Brazilian sugarcane ethanol as an expandable green alternative to crude oil use." Nature Climate Change 7, no. 11 (2017): 788-792.

  • Wang, Yu, Qingfeng Song, Deepak Jaiswal, Amanda P. De Souza, Stephen Patrick Long, and Xin-Guang Zhu. "Development of a three-dimensional ray-tracing model of sugarcane canopy photosynthesis and its application in assessing impacts of varied row spacing." Bioenergy Research 10, no. 3 (2017): 626-634.

  • Pignon, Charles P., Deepak Jaiswal, Justin M. McGrath, and Stephen P. Long. "Loss of photosynthetic efficiency in the shade. An Achilles heel for the dense modern stands of our most productive C4 crops?." Journal of Experimental Botany68, no. 2 (2017): 335-345.

  • De Souza, Amanda P., Lynnicia N. Massenburg, Deepak Jaiswal, Siyuan Cheng, Rachel Shekar, and Stephen P. Long. "Rooting for cassava: insights into photosynthesis and associated physiology as a route to improve yield potential." New Phytologist 213, no. 1 (2017): 50-65.

  • Larsen, Søren, Deepak Jaiswal, Niclas S. Bentsen, Dan Wang, and Stephen P. Long. "Comparing predicted yield and yield stability of willow and Miscanthus across Denmark." Gcb Bioenergy 8, no. 6 (2016): 1061-1070.

  • Wang, Dan, Deepak Jaiswal, David S. LeBauer, Timothy M. Wertin, German A. Bollero, Andrew DB Leakey, and Stephen P. Long. "A physiological and biophysical model of coppice willow (Salix spp.) production yields for the contiguous USA in current and future climate scenarios." Plant, cell & environment 38, no. 9 (2015): 1850-1865.

  • Dwivedi, Puneet, Weiwei Wang, Tara Hudiburg, Deepak Jaiswal, William Parton, Stephen Long, Evan DeLucia, and Madhu Khanna. "Cost of abating greenhouse gas emissions with cellulosic ethanol." Environmental Science & Technology49, no. 4 (2015): 2512-2522.

  • Jaiswal, D., and Herschel Adams Elliott. "Applicability of phosphorus site indices to wastewater effluent-irrigated cropland." Journal of soil and water conservation 68, no. 3 (2013): 228-237.

  • Elliott, H. A., and D. Jaiswal. "Phosphorus management for sustainable agricultural irrigation of reclaimed water." Journal of Environmental Engineering 138, no. 3 (2012): 367-374.

  • Jaiswal, D., and H. A. Elliott. "Long‐term phosphorus fertility in wastewater‐irrigated cropland." Journal of environmental quality 40, no. 1 (2011): 214-223.

  • Wagner, D. J., H. A. Elliott, R. C. Brandt, and D. Jaiswal. "Managing biosolids runoff phosphorus using buffer strips enhanced with drinking water treatment residuals." Journal of environmental quality 37, no. 4 (2008): 1567-1574.

Boon Chapters:

  • Campbell, Eleanor E., John Joseph Sheehan, Deepak Jaiswal, Johnny R. Soares, Julianne de Castro Oliveira, Leonardo Amaral Monteiro, Andrew M. Allee, Rubens Augusto C. Lamparelli, Gleyce KD Araújo Figueiredo, and Lee R. Lynd. "Integrating pasture intensification and bioenergy crop expansion." In Sugarcane Bioenergy for Sustainable Development, pp. 46-59. Routledge, 2018.

  • Long, Stephen P., Angela Karp, M. S. Buckeridge, S. C. Davis, D. Jaiswal, P. H. Moore, S. P. Moose, D. J. Murphy, S. Onwona-Agyeman, and A. Vonshakh. "Feedstocks for biofuels and bioenergy." Bioenergy & Sustainability: bridging the gaps(2015): 302-347.


  • Jaiswal, D. Justin McGrath, Megan L Matthews, Edward Lochocki, Scott Rohde, Stephen Long. “Process-based crop modeling using BioCro with a focus on climate change”. In Smart and precise agriculture workshop at the 25th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD-2021). 2021

  • Oliveira, J. de C., R. A. C. Lamparelli, G. K. D. A. Figueiredo, E. E. Campbell, J. R. Soares, L. A. Monteiro, M. Vianna et al. "Pasture Land Cover Change in São Paulo State, Brazil." In 2020 IEEE Latin American GRSS & ISPRS Remote Sensing Conference (LAGIRS), pp. 607-612. IEEE, 2020.

  • Bonamigo, A. F. C., J. de C. Oliveira, R. A. C. Lamparelli, G. K. D. A. Figueiredo, E. E. Campbell, J. R. Soares, L. A. Monteiro et al. "Mapping Pasture Areas In Western Region Of SÃO Paulo State, Brazil." In 2020 IEEE Latin American GRSS & ISPRS Remote Sensing Conference (LAGIRS), pp. 681-686. IEEE, 2020.

  • Soares, Johnny R., M. V. Galdos, E. E. Campbell, J. C. Oliveira, L. A. Monteiro, M. S. Vianna, J. J. Sheehan et al. "Global greenhouse gases mitigation due livestock intensification in grazing systems." In ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings (2019). ASA-CSSA-SSSA, 2019.

  • Vianna, Murilo S., Jaiswal Deepak, Yu Wang, Leonardo Monteiro, Johnny R. Soares, Julianne C. Oliveira, Andrew Allee et al. "A Process-Based Model for Global Simulations of Agave Spp. Biomass Potential." In ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings (2019). ASA-CSSA-SSSA, 2019.

  • He, Yufeng, C. SUN, Xin-Zhong Liang, Deepak Jaiswal, and Stephen Long. "A coupled modeling system for studying the impacts of growing biofuel crops in marginal lands on the food-energy-water nexus." In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2018, pp. GC52B-02. 2018.

  • Jaiswal, Deepak, Dan Wang, David LeBauer, Yufeng He, Xin-Zhong Liang, and Stephen Long. "Impact of climate change on biomass availability from perennial bioenergy crops grown on the US marginal land." In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2018, pp. GC53F-1024. 2018.

  • Oliveira, Julianne DE CASTRO, Rubens Lamparelli, Johnny Soares, Leonardo Amaral Monteiro, Eleonor E. Campbell, Deepak Jaiswal, John Joseph Sheehan, Gleyce KD Araujo Figueiredo, and Lee R. Lynd. "Grassland Production Change Due Comparison of NPP Estimates by Theoretical Model and Satellite Data from MODIS." In 2017 AGU Fall Meeting. AGU, 2017.

  • Sheehan, John Joseph, Lee R. Lynd, Andrew Allee, Eleanor E. Campbell, Mario Herrero, Deepak Jaiswal, Nathaniel D. Mueller, Rubens Lamparelli, and Johnny Soares. "Assessing attainable intensification of global pasture systems at the 5 min x 5 min scale." In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2017, pp. B11E-1720. 2017.

  • Jaiswal, Deepak, Fernando Miguez, German Bollero, and Stephen Long. "The Future Potential of Brazilian Sugarcane Ethanol with respect to Land Availability and Climate Change." In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2014, pp. B33E-0216. 2014.

  • Søren Larsen, Deepak Jaiswal, Niclas Scott Bentsen, Dan Wang. “Potential production of short rotation coppice willow in Denmark” in IUFRO World Congress. 2014.

  • LeBauer, David S., Michael Dietze, Deepak Jaiswal, Rob Kooper, Stephen P. Long, Shawn P. Serbin, and Dan Wang. "Reducing uncertainty through data-driven model development." in 98th ESA Annual Convention. 2013.

  • Bagley, J. E., A. VanLoocke, D. Jaiswal, C. J. Bernacchi, and S. Long. "Impacts of energy cane expansion on ecosystem services: A Florida case study." In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2012, pp. H51O-05. 2012.

  • Jaiswal, D., S. Long, W. J. Parton, and M. Hartman. "Two-way Coupling of a Process-Based Crop Growth Model (BioCro) and a Biogeochemistry Model (DayCent) and its Application to an Energy Crop Site in the mid-west USA." In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2012, pp. B43F-0482. 2012.

Recent Publications

Edward B Lochocki, Scott Rohde, Deepak Jaiswal, Megan L Matthews, Fernando Miguez, Stephen P Long, Justin M McGrath
in silico Plants 4 (1) diac003 (2022)
He, Yufeng, Deepak Jaiswal, Xin‐Zhong Liang, Chao Sun, and Stephen P. Long
GCB Bioenergy 14 (5) 558-571 (2022)