Charles Pignon

Graduate Student, Department of Crop Sciences

Office: 1500 IGB
Telephone: 217-333-4617
Email: charles.pignon1 at gmail.com

Research Interests
Improving water use efficiency in key C4 plants.


Engineer (Master of Science equivalent), Ecole D’Ingenieurs de Purpan, Toulouse, France (2013)

Master of Science in Crop Sciences, UIUC, Illinois (2013)

Bachelor of Science in Ecole D’Ingenieurs de Purpan, Toulouse, France (2011)

Research Experience
Academic Researcher, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois (2014-present)

Academic Researcher,Energy Biosciences Institute, University of Illinois (2011-2013)

Research Technician, The environmental impacts of offshore wind farms on fish project, IFREMER marine resources laboratory, Boulogne-sur-mer, France (2010)

Research Technician, soil fertility analyses, INTA agronomy laboratory, Balcarce, Argentina (2009)