Congratulations to Ken Guffy and Joseph Zulovich
The focus will be on the development and promotion of mechanized solutions primarily for the tree fruit, small fruit, and vegetable industries to increase operational productivity and efficiency. The appointment will be 60% research and 40% extension.
Gerald Longenecker, executive vice president of engineering services at Skelly and Loy, has been named an Outstanding Engineering Alumnus by the College of Engineering.
A native of Singapore, Swetha says she enrolled at Penn State because it had a top engineering program and was close to extended family members in the Northeast.
The interdisciplinary team, led by Jonathan Lynch, distinguished professor of plant nutrition along with other members of the research team include Kathleen Brown, professor of plant stress biology, David Hadka, research and development engineer, and Paul Heinemann, professor and head of agricultural and biological engineering, Penn State; Shawn Kaeppler and Natalia De Leon Gatti, University of Wisconsin; Alexander Bucksch, University of Georgia; and Malcolm Bennett, Sacha Mooney and Tony Pridmore, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
BE senior Lauren Oeste has accepted a full-time position at Mondelez, following an insightful internship in summer 2016.
Heather Gall, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering, led the creation of an emerging contaminants footprint calculator, which is a downloadable spreadsheet consumers can use to document the types of products they have in their homes and calculate the potential water-quality impacts of those chemicals.
Animal agriculture poses significant challenges in ensuring water quality goals for the Chesapeake Bay are met. The overarching goal of this PA Department of Agriculture funded project is to conduct a comprehensive environmental and economic analysis that will enable opportunities for the development of animal agriculture in western Pennsylvania to be identified.
Congratulations to David A. Dell '76 Agricultural Mechanization, for receiving this years Outstanding Alumni Award. This award is the highest honor that the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Ag Alumni Society present to select alumni who have achieved notable professional achievements.
Research team includes Odette Mina and Heather Gall (ABE) and Pete Kleinman and Lou Saporito (USDA-ARS).
Valdez’s research focus is to take care of soil and water and preserve it for future use.
Biological engineering senior Tyrel Kling has drawn from experiences growing up on his family farm, to make the most of his Penn State education.
Barron highlighted how new initiative has helped many great minds succeed, and how it has turned their ideas into reality.
Sponsored by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
BE major Brittany Ayers, wins Alumni Society 2016 Internship Award
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Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering is pleased to announce that Cibin Raj has joined the faculty as an assistant professor.