Neil S. Mattson

Associate Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

49D Plant Science
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-0621

Neil S. Mattson

Associate Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise 

Greenhouse; controlled environment agriculture; indoor farms; hydroponics; energy efficiency; light emitting diodes; plant stress physiology

Current Research Interest

Energy efficient greenhouse vegetable production; control strategies for supplemental lighting; light spectrum, plant yield, and nutritional quality; scalability of urban agriculture; carbon footprint of controlled environment agriculture

Distinction

Greenhouse Product News Magazine’s 40 under 40 leaders in Horticulture/Floriculture
Pi Alpha Xi, National Honor Society for floriculture, Landscape Horticulture and Ornamental Horticulture Member
Tompkins Community Action, Community Action Volunteer Award

Selected Publications

Villarino, G.H., Q. Hu, M.J. Scanlon, L. Mueller, A. Bombarely, and N.S. Mattson, “Dissecting Tissue-Specific Transcriptomic Responses from Leaf and Roots under Salt Stress in Petunia hybrida Mitchell.” Genes 8, no. 8 ( 2017): 195.

Harbick, K., L.D. Albright, and N.S. Mattson. “Electrical savings comparison of supplemental lighting control systems in greenhouse environments.” American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting.

Cornell Research Website Article

Growing the World's Food in Greenhouses