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Sylvie M Brouder


  • Professor of Agronomy

College of Agriculture Administration 

  • Interdepartmental Professor

Awards & Honors

(2013) Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow. Food Systems Leadership Institute.

(2012) Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow. Food Systems Leadership Institute.

(2011) National Academy of Science Keck Futures Conference Fellow. National Academy of Science Foundation Keck Futures Initiative (NAFKI).

(2010) Spirit of the Land Grant Award. Purdue University.

(2009) Certified Senior Ecologist. Ecological Society of America.

(2014) Appointee EPA Standing Science Advisory Board.

(2012) Wickersham Chair of Excellence in Agricultural Research. Purdue University.

(2011) US DOE Certificate of Appreciation. US Department of Energy.

(2008) Team Award. College of Agriculture.

(2005) 2005 American Society of Agronomy Fellow. American Society of Agronomy.

Selected Publications

Orr, M., Gray, M. B., Applegate, B. M., Volenec, J. J., Brouder, S. M., & Turco, R. F. (2015). Transition to second generation cellulosic biofuel production systems reveals limited negative impacts on the soil microbial community structure. Applied Soil Ecology, 95, 62-72.

Cibin Raj, C., Trybula, E. M., Chaubey, I., Brouder, S. M., & Volenec, J. J. (2015). Watershed impacts of bioenergy crops on hydrology and water quality using improved SWAT model. GCB Bioenergy. doi:10.1111/gcbb.12307

Brouder, S. M., De Armond, N. S., Turco, R. F., & Volenec, J. J. (2014). Maize grain yield record for the WQFS (1995-2012) Purdue University Research Repository. doi:10.4231/R7RN35SJ

Trybula, E. M., Cibin Raj, C., Burks, J., Chaubey, I., Brouder, S. M., & Volenec, J. J. (2014). Perennial rhizomatous grasses as bioenergy feedstock in SWAT: Parameter development and model improvement. GCB Bioenergy. doi:10.1111/gcbb.12210

Brouder, S. M., & Gomez-McPherson, H. (2014). The impact of conservation agriculture on smallholder agricultural yields: A scoping review of the evidence. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 187, 11-32.

Brouder, S. M., & Turco, R. F. (2014). Soil Nitrogen and Carbon Cycling. Encycl. of Natural Resources, 187, 11-32.

Brouder, S. M., & Turco, R. (in press). Soil Nitrogen and Carbon Cycling. In Encycl. of Natural Resources.

Brouder, S. M. (2013). Comparative Agro-ecological Performance of Perennial and Annual Biomass Systems: Metrics and Data Workflows. Proceedings of the China-US 2011 Joint Symposium on Global Sustainability Issues in Energy, Climate, Water and Environment.

Woodson, P., Volenec, J., & Brouder, S. M. (2013). Field-scale K and P fluxes in the bioenergy crop switchgrass: Theoretical energy yields and management implications. J. Plant Nut. Soil Sci.

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