Jose Dias

Assistant Professor & Extension Weed Scientist

Jose Dias

Assistant Professor & Extension Weed Scientist

Dr. Dias joined the School of Plant Sciences Department, at the University of Arizona, in January 2022. He is based at the Maricopa Agricultural Center where he serves as an Assistant Professor and Extension Weed Scientist. Dr. Dias statewide extension and applied Weed Science research program is focused on the development of integrated weed management strategies and herbicide resistance management in agronomic crops. Before joined UArizona, Dr. Dias worked as a Field Crops Agronomy and Weed Management Farm Advisor in the Northern San Joaquin Valley, CA, with the University of California Cooperative and Extension (UCCE). Prior to joining UCCE, Dr. Dias was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earned a Doctoral Degree in Agronomy (with a focus on Weed Science) from the University of Florida, and received a master’s degree in Crop Protection (with focus in Weed Science) from the São Paulo State University, in Brazil

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