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Two ABE faculty attend Global Food Security Conference in South Africa

Posted: November 4, 2016

Sponsored by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Paul Heinemann, ABE department head, and Dennis Buffington, Professor Emeritus, attended the Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation for Global Food Security in Stellenbosch, South Africa, October 24-27, 2016.  The conference, sponsored by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), brought together researchers and administrators from all over the world to discuss applications of engineering for solving the world’s food challenges.  After the conference, a joint meeting of ABE department heads from the U.S., Africa, and Asia was held to discuss collaborations for research and education.  The next ASABE conference in this series will be the conference on Global Water Security, to be held in New Delhi, India, in 2018.