Associate Professor of Viticulture
Washington State University
Dr. Bhaskar Bondada is an associate professor of viticulture engaged in research, teaching and extension activities supporting the viticulture and enology program located at Washington State University Tri-Cities. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas in 1994. Before joining the faculty at WSU, Bhaskar did his very last postdoc at UC Davis, CA. His research focuses on grapevine physiology, with interests in both basic and applied research geared to address the wine industry’s goals. Bhaskar has published his research in a range of scholarly plant biology journals. He has delivered over 40 talks at major national and international conferences, including invited talks and seminars, and lectures at international universities. In addition to conducting research, Bhaskar is passionate about teaching viticulture classes, advises graduate students, serves on various academic and graduate committees, advises prospective students interested in viticulture and enology, and manages the teaching vineyard at the Tri-Cities campus.