Indu Upadhyaya

Assistant professor

School of agriculture

Indu Upadhyaya is a new member of the school of agriculture. From enjoying tennis to reading, here are a few facts you should know about her.

Where did you earn your degrees?

I earned my doctor of veterinary medical in 2008 and master of veterinary science in 2010 from Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences in India; and my PhD in 2015 from the University of Connecticut.

Where have you previously taught?

I taught at the University of Connecticut and the University of Arkansas prior to arriving at Tennessee Tech.

Is there a specific reason you chose Tennessee Tech?

The position description was in line with my career goals and also the opportunity to develop a new program.

What skill do you believe sets you apart from other professors in your field?

I am a people person. I like to develop collaborations to do projects. I also like to read and write to keep myself busy and I try to get along with everyone and want to establish a strong poultry program here at Tennessee Tech.

What are some of your hobbies?

I enjoy tennis, music and reading.