Michiel van Dijk is a senior researcher at Wageningen Economic Research, part of Wageningen University and Research and a guest research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). His research interest include the analysis of agricultural production, land use change, poverty, food and nutrition security, and how they relate to economic development, technological change and climate change. He favours using multi-disciplinary and integrated approaches, including global simulation models, micro-econometric analysis, microsimulation and GIS in collaboration with scientists from different fields, such as agronomists and hydrologists. His research has been published in a variety of journals, including Nature Food, Global Food Security, Agricultural Systems, World Development and the Review of Income and Wealth. He has been a (lead) researcher in projects funded by CIMMYT, DFID/FCDO, USAID, GEF, CGIAR, UNIDO, World Bank and the EU and has extensive working experience in Africa, Asia and Latin America. He holds a PhD in Technology and Development Studies from Eindhoven University of Technology and a MSc. in Quantitative Economics from Maastricht University.