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Southwest Florida Research & Education Center

Southwest Florida Research & Education Center

Water Resources

Water Resources



Sanjay Shukla

Professor, Ph.D

Water Resources Engineering

Sanjay Shukla is a professor in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department working at IFAS's Southwest Florida Research and Education Center in Immokalee, Florida. Shukla's primary interest is water quality and supply issues, and his location in Immokalee puts him in the center of one of the most delicately balanced environments of the country, South Florida.

  • Water Use Sustainability
  • BMPs and Water Quality
  • Payment for Environmental Services

The latest from the lab of Dr. Sanjay Shukla

UF research: Recycle phosphorus before it goes into public waters – and save millions

IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- Recycle phosphorus while it’s still on the farm, and you can help prevent the nutrient from flowing downstream -- where it could pollute water bodies -- says a University of Florida scientist. Reusing phosphorus using...

UF/IFAS engineer earns national honor for work in microirrigation

With his compact-bed geometry design, Sanjay Shukla has helped farmers around the world save on water, fertilizer and money. In Shukla’s design, taller, narrower beds of soil replace shorter, wider ones. Current beds tend to be 3-feet wide and...

Taller, Higher Soil Bed Design Can Help Save Farmers Thousands of Dollars

IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- From Florida to Virginia, farmers are enjoying the fruits of Sanjay Shukla’s labor. His compact-bed geometry system allows growers to plant crops in tall soil beds, and the result is thousands of dollars in annual...