Gabriel Barraza

Gabriel Barraza

Gabriel Barraza is senior at FIU seeking a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies with a focus in Agri-Science and a minor in chemistry. During the summer of 2017, he will be interning with the USDA Economic Research Service in Washington D.C. As a BASE scholar, he conducted research focusing on sustainable nursery practices for ornamental plant production using non-destructive optical sensors. This research took place under the guidance of Dr. Amir Khoddamzadeh and Graduate Research Assistant, Ariel Freidenreich. After graduating, Gabriel plans to pursue higher education in graduate school where he would like to focus his studies in the field of food security.