Francois Tardieu is an Ecophysiologist at INRA Montpellier (France).
His research focuses on the adaptation of plant genotypes to drought scenarios, including those in 2050, via a combination of phenomics, modelling and genomic prediction. He coordinates the French Phenomic infrastructure and a European project on phenomics. He is invited professor in the Nanjing Agricultural University. He has received awards from the French Academy, the “laurier d’Excellence INRA”, and the Soil Science Society of America.