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Natural resource engineering and protection researchers working in the department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.
  • Senior Lecturer of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Land-based treatment/recycling systems
  • Agricultural odor detection/quantification via olfactometry
  • Residential and golf course irrigation


814-865-2809

Areas of Expertise:
  • Soil and water resource management
  • Land-based treatment/recycling systems and nutrient management
  • Irrigation (commercial, residential and golf course)
  • Environmental odor quantification employing human sensory methods
  • Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Fate And Control Of Pollutants In Soils And Water


814-863-2062

Areas of Expertise:
  • Fate And Control Of Pollutants In Soils And Water
  • Professor of Agricultural Engineering
  • Environmental Biophysics, Animal Welfare, and Agricultural Emissions
  • Integrated Research and Extension Programs


814-865-3552

Areas of Expertise:
  • Air quality in indoor agriculture (barns, poultry houses)
  • Heating and Ventilation system design, principles and practice
  • Horse facility engineering (stables, riding arenas)
  • Farm animal welfare
  • Agricultural air emissions (gas, odor, particulates)
  • Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Natural Resource Engineering


814-863-1817

Areas of Expertise:
  • Emerging Contaminants
  • Contaminant Fate and Transport
  • Environmental Hydrology
  • Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering


814-865-5616

Areas of Expertise:
  • Storm water management
  • Watershed modeling
  • Application of optimization tools in watershed analysis
  • Ecohydrological impacts of climate and land use change
  • Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Director of Penn State Institutes for Energy and the Environment
  • Bioenergy and Bioresource Engineering


814-865-3722

Areas of Expertise:
  • Lignocellulosic biomass conversion
  • Bioenergy
  • Manure conversion
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • Coordinator, Environmental Resource Management Program
  • Assistant ENRI Director for Environmental Education
  • Water Resources


814-865-7153

Areas of Expertise:
  • Wetland biogeochemistry
  • Riparian wetlands
  • Construction of wetlands for waste treatment
  • Pollutant impacts on aquatic systems