Controlled Environment Agriculture

Melissa L. Brechner

Louis D. Albright

Tower Road Greenhouse Supervisor, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station


  • BS, Bioresource Engineering, Rutgers University, 2001
  • MS, Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 2003
  • PhD, Biological and Enviromental Engineering, Cornell University, 2008

Research Interests

  • Training of CEA (greenhouse) facility head growers.
  • Determination of profibility of CEA facility.
  • Improvement of secondary metabolite production for medicinal plants.