Dr. Asheesh K Singh (Danny) is a Professor of Agronomy and Soybean Breeder at the Iowa State University. Upon completion of PhD from the University of Guelph in 2007, he worked as a durum wheat breeder in Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. In 2013, he joined ISU as an assistant professor. In his career, he has helped develop >75 varieties and germplasm lines with wide uptake by farmers in production fields. He has published more than 150 research articles on topics related to plant breeding, genetics, phenomics, and utilization of machine learning for plant breeding applications. He recently authored “Plant Breeding and Cultivar Development” textbook.