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Rohan L. Fernando, 1978
Outstanding Alumnus Award
Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology: Rohan L. Fernando (1978), professor emeritus of animal science, Iowa State University.
Rohan L. Fernando is a Sri Lankan American known as one of the strongest theoreticians in the world in quantitative genetics. His efforts have focused primarily on theory and methods for use of genetic markers in breeding, and for genetic evaluations of crossbred animals. Rohan's scientific contributions have been presented in hundreds of peer-reviewed publications, invited talks, seminars and courses in more than 16 countries.