The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Ashwin Naidu

Assistant Research Scientist
PhD in Natural Resources - Wildlife Conservation and Management, Aug 2015, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
MS in Natural Resources – Wildlife Conservation and Management, Dec 2009, School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
B. Tech. in Biotechnology
Office Location: 
Bio Sci East 317
Mailing Address: 
1311 E. 4th St.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Program: 
Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Research: 
Interdisciplinary use of non-invasive field surveys, wildlife genetics, GIS, citizen science and outreach to study and conserve wild cat species. Completed projects on tigers, leopards & fishing cats in India, and mountain lions & bobcats in the U.S.
Teaching: 
I have educated field personnel in wildlife data collection methods, given talks about applied research for wild cat conservation, and conducted hands-on workshops for children and adults in K-12 classrooms, zoos and institutes.
Research Topics: 
Conservation Biology
Genetics and Molecular Ecology
Geospatial Science and Modeling
Social Dimensions of Natural Resource Management
Wildlife Ecology and Management