Prof. Matshwene E. Moshia III (Edwin) is a Specialist Researcher in Soil Information System at the Institute for Soil, Climate, and Water of the Agricultural Research Council (ARC-ISCW) in South Africa. He currently serves on FAO-ITPS (Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils) in Rome, Italy. He received a Fulbright Scholarship and obtained a Ph.D. degree in Soil Sciences specializing in Precision Agriculture at Colorado State University, USA. His Soil Science fields of specialization cover Pedometrics, Precision Agriculture, and Environmental Soil Sciences with a specific focus on Manure Management and the Environment. He has received awards from notable organizations such as Soil Science Society of America (Div. S04 and S08), Western Soil Science Society of America, International Society of Precision Agriculture, Foundation of Agronomic Research, Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), and was awarded African Young Professional in Science. In 2016, he received another Fulbright Scholarship and went to the University of Florida in the USA as a Fulbright Research Scholar in Precision Agriculture working on Deep learning neural networks. He is a member of Gamma Sigma Delta since 2006, and a rated researcher (2016-2021) with National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa. This six-year (2016 - 2021) recognition award is given to scholars with a sustained recent record of productivity in their field and is recognized by their peers as having produced a body of quality work.
Pedometrics , Soil fertility and Plant Nutrition,Environmental Soil Sciences, Analytical Soil Chemistry, Soil Survey and Evaluation.