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2011 Publications

A listing of research and refereed publications for 2011 as a result of faculty research in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Penn State.

Refereed Publications

  • Baxter, R., G. Feyereisen, Y. Yu, and T.L. Richard. 2011. Winter crop and residue biomass potential in China.  Biofuels 2(5):503-513.
  • Bechara, M. A., P. H. Heinemann, P. N. Walker, and C.P. Romaine. 2011. A Two-phase Solid-state Fermentation Process for Mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) Production on Cereal Grains.   Biological Engineering Transactions. 4(4) 219-229.
  • Brandt, R. C., H. A. Elliott, M. A. A. Adviento-Borbe, E. F. Wheeler, P. J. A. Kleinman, and D.B. Beegle. 2011.  Field olfactometry assessment of dairy manure land application methods. J. Environ. Qual. 40: 431-437.
  • Brandt, R. C., M. A. A. Adviento-Borbe, H. A. Elliott, and E. F. Wheeler. 2011. Protocols for reliable field olfactometry odor evaluation. Appl. Engr. Agric. 27:457-466.
  • Bryant, R. B., T. L. Veith, G. W. Feyereisen, A. R. Buda, C. D. Church, G. J. Folmar, J. P. Schmidt, C. J. Dell, P. J. A. Kleinman. U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Mahantango Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania, United States: Physiography and history, Water Resources Research, 47: W08701, doi:10.1029/2010WR010056. 2011.
  • Brownell, D. and J. Liu. 2011. Four harvesting options for herbaceous biomass handling: Field test and cost analysis. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering 2011 4(3): 1-11.
  • Buda, A. R., G. W. Feyereisen, T. L. Veith, G. J. Folmar, R. B. Bryant, C. D. Church, J. P. Schmidt, C. J. Dell, P. J. A. Kleinman. U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Mahantango Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania, United States: Long-term stream discharge database, Water Resources Research, 47: W08703, doi:10.1029/2010WR010059. 2011.
  • Buda, A. R., T. L. Veith, G. J. Folmar, G. W. Feyereisen, R. B. Bryant, C. D. Church, J. P. Schmidt, C. J. Dell, P. J. A. Kleinman. U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Mahantango Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania, United States: Long-term precipitation database, Water Resources Research, 47: W08702, doi:10.1029/2010WR010058. 2011.
  • Cheng, K. C., J. M. Catchmark, and A. Demirci. 2011. Effects of CMC addition on bacterial cellulose production in a biofilm reactor and its paper sheets analysis. Biomacromolecules. 12(3):730-736. DOI: 10.1021/bm101363t.
  • Cheng, K. C., A. Demirci, and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Effects of initial ammonium ion concentration on pullulan production by Aureobasidium pullulans and its modeling. Journal of Food Engineering, 103 (2):115-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2010.10.004.
  • Cheng, K. C., A. Demirci, and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Evaluation of medium composition and fermentation parameters on pullulan production by Aureobasidium pullulans. Food Science and Technology International. 17 (2):99-109. DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.100728.
  • Cheng, K. C., A. Demirci, and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Continuous pullulan fermentation in a Biofilm Reactor. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 90(3): 921-927. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-011-3151-4.
  • Cheng, K. C., A. Demirci, and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Pullulan: biosynthesis, production, and applications. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 92(1): 29-44. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-011-3477-y.
  • Church, C. D., T. L. Veith, G. J. Folmar, A. R. Buda, G. W. Feyereisen, R. B. Bryant, J. P. Schmidt, C. J. Dell, and P. J. A. Kleinman (2011), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Mahantango Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania, United States: Long-term water quality database, Water Resources Research, 47, W08704, doi:10.1029/2010WR010060. 2011
  • Ciolkosz, D. E., and R. Wallace. 2011. Torrefaction of Biomass as a Bioenergy Feedstock. Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining 5(3): 317–329.
  • Durre, P and T. Richard. 2011. Microbial energy conversion revisited.  Current Opinion in Biotechnology 22(3): 309-311.
  • El?Mashad, H. M., R. Zhang, T. Rumsey, S. Hafner, F. Montes, C. A. Rotz, V. Arteaga, Y. Zhao, and F. M. Mitloehner. 2010. A mass transfer model of ethanol emission from thin layers of corn silage. Trans. ASABE 53(6): 1903-1909.
  • Guo, J. and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Surface area and porosity of acid hydrolyzed cellulose nanowhiskers and cellulose produced by Gluconacetobacter xylinus. Carbohydrate Polymers. 87(2):1026 – 1037.
  • Hu, Y., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. In-vitro biodegradability and mechanical properties of bioabsorbable bacterial cellulose incorporating cellulase enzymes. Acta Biomater. 7(7): 2835-2845.
  • Hu, Y., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Integration of cellulases into bacterial cellulose: toward bioabsorbable cellulose composites. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. B. 97B (1): 114-123.
  • Hristov, A. N., M. Hanigan, A. Cole, R. Todd, T. A. McAllister, P. M. Ndegwa, and A. Rotz. 2011. Review: Ammonia emissions from dairy farms and beef feedlots. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 91:1-35.
  • Ippilito, J. A., K. A. Barbarick, and H. A. Elliott. 2011. Drinking water treatment residual: A review of recent uses. J. Environ. Qual. 40:1-12.
  • Iyer, P., J. M. Catchmark, N. R. Brown, and M. Tien. 2011. Biochemical localization of a protein involved in synthesis of Gluconacetobacter hansenii cellulose. Cellulose 18(3): 739-747.
  • Jaiswal, D. and H. A. Elliott. 2011. Long-term phosphorus fertility in wastewater-irrigated cropland.  J. Environ. Qual. 40:214-223.
  • Jha, A. K. and V. M. Puri. 2011. Comparisons of percolation segregation of multi-size and continuous mixtures at multiple strains and strain rates. Advanced Powder Technology, 22(1): 50-57.
  • Jha, A. K. and V. M. Puri. 2011. Percolation segregation in binary size mixtures under different shear and intensity of motion. Particulate Science and Technology, An International Journal 29(5): 481-492.
  • Jha, A. and V. M. Puri. 2011. Modeling and validation of percolation segregation of fines from coarse mixtures during shear motion. KONA (Powder and Particle) 29: 81-95
  • Johnson, K. N, P. J. A. Kleinman, D. B. Beegle, H. A. Elliott, and L. S. Saporito. 2011. Effect of dairy manure slurry application in a no-till system on phosphorus runoff. Nutr. Cycl. Agroecosys. 90:201-212.
  • Keklik, N. M., A. Demirci, and R. Bock. 2011. Decontamination of whole chicken carcasses by using a pilot-scale pulsed UV-light system. Transactions of ASABE. 54(3): 993-1000.
  • Lal, R., J. A. Delgado, P. M. Groffman, N. Millar, C. Dell, and A. Rotz. 2011. Management to mitigate and adapt to climate change. J. Soil Water Cons. 66(4):276-285.
  • Lee, R.L., R.A. Aziz, C.H. de Brito Cruz, A.F.A. Chimphango, L.A.B. Cortez, A. Faaij, N. Greene, M. Keller, P. Osseweijer, T.L. Richard, J. Sheehan, A. Chugh, L. van der Wielen, J. Woods, and W.H. van Zyl. 2011. A global conversation about energy from biomass: the continental conventions of the global sustainable bioenergy project.  Interface Focus 1(2):271-279.
  • Oner, M., P. N. Walker, and A. Demirci. 2011. Effect of ozone treatment on shelf-life of refrigerated potato strips. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 46 (2):406-412. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.2010.02503.x.
  • Pandeya, A. and V. M. Puri. 2011. Rate-dependent mechanical properties of dry blended pharmaceutical powder formulations for tabletting applications. Powder Technology, 207 (1-3): 26-34.
  • Rotz, C. A., P. J. A. Kleinman, C. J. Dell, T. L. Veith, and D. B. Beegle. 2011. Environmental and economic comparisons of manure application methods in farming systems. J Environ. Quality 40:438-448.
  • Roudsari, S. S. and V. M. Puri. 2011. Pressure distribution in shallow rectangular and circular dies using different filling methods. Particulate Science and Technology, An International Journal 29(1): 66-78.
  • Roudsari, S. S. and V. M. Puri. 2011. Uniformity differentiation analysis of powder deposition characteristics in circular and rectangular shallow dies using feed shoe with square cross-section. Particulate Science and Technology, An International Journal, 29(3): 260-271.
  • Sadeka, M. A., Y. Chen, and J. Liu. 2011. Simulation of shear behavior of a sandy soil under different soil moisture content and bulk density conditions. Journal of Terramechanics 48(6): 451-458.
  • Sanderson, M. A., S. C. Goslee, A. J. Franzluebbers, J. R. Kiniry, L. B. Owens, K. Spaeth, J. L. Steiner, T. L. Veith. Pastureland Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Status and expected outcomes. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 66(5):148A-153A. 2011.
  • Schmidt, J. P., R. P. Sripada, D. B. Beegle, C. A. Rotz and N. Hong. 2011. Within-field variability in optimum nitrogen rate for corn linked to soil moisture availability. Soil Sci. Am. J.  75(1):306-316.
  • Speer, M. A. and T. L. Richard. 2011. Amplified insert assembly: an optimized approach to standard assembly of BioBrick™ genetic circuits.  Journal of Biological Engineering 5:17.
  • Wheeler, E. F. ,M. A. A. Adviento-Borbe, R. C. Brandt, P. A. Topper, D. A. Topper, H. A. Elliott, R. E. Graves, A. N. Hristov, V. A. Ishler, and M. A. V. Bruns. 2011. Amendments for mitigation of odor emissions from dairy manure: Preliminary screening. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Journal. Manuscript No.1716. 13 (2):1-20.
  • Webber, D. F., S. K. Mickelson, B. D. Whitman T. L. Richard, and H. K. Ahn.  2011. Livestock manure composting runoff and infiltration characteristics from laboratory rainfall simulations.  Compost Science and Utilization 19(1):6-14.
  • Wheeler, E. F., M. A. A. Adviento-Borbe, R. C. Brandt, P. A. Topper, D. A. Topper, H. A. Elliott, R. E. Graves, A. N. Hristov, V. A. Ishler, and M. A. V. Bruns. 2011. Amendments for mitigation of dairy manure ammonia and greenhouse gas emissions: Preliminary Screening. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Journal. Manuscript No.1707. 13 (2): 1-15.
  • Williams, M. R., G. W. Feyereisen, D. B. Beegle, R. D. Shannon, G. J. Folmar, R. B. Bryant, 2011. Manure application under winter conditions: Nutrient runoff and leaching losses. Trans. of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 54(3): 891-899.
  • Zhang, J. and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. A catalytically powered electrokinetic lens: toward channelless micro?uidics. Micro?uid. Nano?uid. 10:1147–1151.

Proceedings, Non-Refereed Journal Articles, and Final (Research) Reports to Sponsors

  • Blansett, K., and J. M. Hamlett.  2011.  SWMM parameterization for five urban, karst watersheds: A case study in State College, PA.  Abstract in Low Impact Development Symposium, 5th National Low Impact Development Conference, Sept. 25-28, 2011,  Philadelphia, PA.
  • Blansett, K., and J. Hamlett.  2011. 2010 Rainfall/Runoff Summary for Calder Alley Storm Drain System, State College Borough, PA.  Report prepared for Office of Public Works, Borough of State College.  University Park, PA:  Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 33 pages.
  • Blansett, K., and J. Hamlett.  2011. 2010 Water Quality Sampling Summary, State College and University Park, PA.  Report prepared for Office of Physical Plant, Engineering Services, Penn State University.  University Park, PA:  Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 56 pages.
  • Blansett, K., and J. Hamlett.  2011. 2010 Rainfall/Runoff Summary for Fox Hollow and Main Campus Watersheds, University Park, PA.  Report prepared for Office of Physical Plant, Engineering Services, Penn State University.  University Park, PA:  Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 48 pages.
  • Blansett, K., and J. Hamlett.  2011. 2009 Rainfall/Runoff Summary for Calder Alley Storm Drain System, State College Borough, PA.  Report prepared for Office of Public Works, Borough of State College.  University Park, PA:  Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 27 pages.
  • Blansett, K., and J. Hamlett.  2011. 2009 Water Quality Sampling Summary, State College and University Park, PA.  Report prepared for Office of Physical Plant, Engineering Services, Penn State University.  University Park, PA:  Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 45 pages.
  • Blansett, K., and J. Hamlett.  2011. 2009 Rainfall/Runoff Summary for Fox Hollow and Main Campus Watersheds, University Park, PA.  Report prepared for Office of Physical Plant, Engineering Services, Penn State University.  University Park, PA:  Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 43 pages.
  • Catchmark, J. M. 2011. Cellulose: A mystery and a challenge for biomass energy conversion. ASABE Paper No. 1111061, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI. 10 pp.
  • Cheng, K. C., J. Catchmark, and A. Demirci. 2011. Effects of CMC addition on bacterial cellulose production in a biofilm reactor and its paper sheets analysis. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 11-008. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 13 pp.
  • Cheng, K. C., A. Demirci, and J. Catchmark. 2011. Continuous pullulan fermentation in a PCS biofilm reactor. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 11-009. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 11 pp.
  • Cheng, K. C., J. Catchmark, and A. Demirci.  2011. Effects of CMC addition on bacterial cellulose production in a biofilm reactor and its paper sheets analysis. ASABE Paper No. 1110436. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 13 pp.
  • Cheng, K. C., A. Demirci, and J. Catchmark. 2011. Continuous pullulan fermentation in a PCS biofilm reactor. ASABE Paper No. 1110434. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 13 pp.
  • Cheng, K. C., A. Demirci, and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Continuous pullulan fermentation in a PCS biofilm reactor. Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC), American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI. 8 pp.
  • Ciolkosz, D. E., Roth, G. 2011. Final Report for NE09-021 – Online Demonstration and Measurement of Renewable Energy. Northeast Sun Grant Initiative, United States Department of Transportation.
  • Energy Audit for Kurt Weiss Greenhouse. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. December, 2011.
  • Energy Audit for Dawson’s Orchards. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. December, 2011.
  • Energy Audit for Focus Farms. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. October, 2011.
  • Energy Audit for Bender Farm. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. October, 2011.
  • Energy Audit for Espeshade Farm. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. October, 2011.
  • Energy Audit for Wilcher Farm. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. October, 2011.
  • Energy Audit for Willows Farm. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. September, 2011.
  • Energy Audit for Beechwood Orchards. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. September, 2011.
  • Energy Audit for Burkholder Farm. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. August, 2011.
  • Energy Audit for Quint-T Farm. Prepared as part of Pennsylvania Farm Energy Efficiency Program. August, 2011.
  • Dev. S. R. S., A. Demirci, and R. Graves. 2011. Mathematical modeling of CIP of milking systems using electrolyzed oxidizing water. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 11-016. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 16 pp.
  • Ghebremichael, L. T., T. L Veith. Integrating watershed– and farm–scale models to target critical source areas while maintaining farm economic viability. In: Medley, N., Patterson, G., and Parker, M. L. (eds.) Fourth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, p. 101-105. September 25-30, Fairbanks, Alaska. U. S. Department of Agriculture, U. S. Geological Society. 2011.
  • Guo, J., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Surface area and porosity characterization of nano-scaled cellulose from different acid treatments. ASABE Paper No. 1111669. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI. August 7-10. 10 pp.
  • Gu, J., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Interaction of casein functionalized cellulose whiskers with poly(lactic acid). ASABE Paper No. 110089. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI. 8 pp.
  • Gu, J., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Formation and characterization of bacterial cellulose particles in the presence of hemicelluloses and pectin. ASABE Paper No. 110090. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI. 10 pp.
  • Izmirlioglu, G. and A. Demirci. 2011. Utilization of waste potato mash for ethanol production. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 11-050. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 14 pp.
  • Izmirlioglu, G. and A. Demirci. 2011. Enzymatic hydrolysis of waste potato mash for ethanol fermentation. ASABE Paper No. NABEC 11-051. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 15 pp.
  • Keklik, N. M., A. Demirci, V. M. Puri, and P.H. Heinemann. 2011. Modeling the inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella
  • Keklik, N.M., A. Demirci, and V.M. Puri, and P.H. Heinemann. 2011. Modeling the inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella Enteritidis on poultry products exposed to pulsed UV-light. ASABE Paper No. 1110433. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, MI. 16 pp.
  • Keklik, N. M., A. Demirci, and R. G. Bock. 2011. Decontamination of whole chicken carcasses by using a pilot-scale pulsed UV-light System. International Food Congress-Novel Approaches in Food Industry. Izmir, Turkey. 6 pp.
  • McLean, A.,  J. Hamlett, and T. Veith. 2011.  IFSM-predicted environmental and economic affects of BMPs on representative farms in southeastern Pennsylvania.  Abstract in: In AWRA Annual Conference Proceedings, AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference, November 7-10, 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Mears-Leiner, D., J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Biocompatible Cellulose-Casein-Mineral Composites. ASABE Paper No. 11111772. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI. 10 pp.
  • Murphy, D. J. and H. B. Manbeck. 2011. Final Project Report: Research to Practice for Safe Entry into Confined-Space Manure Storages. Project # U50/OH07542, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Atlanta, GA. November.
  • Rotz, C. A. 2011. DairyGEM: A software tool for assessing emissions and mitigation strategies for dairy production systems. p. 31-35. In Proc. Western Dairy Air Quality Symposium, Convergence of Science and Regulation. Western States Dairy Producers Trade Assoc. Modesto, CA.
  • Rotz, C. A. and S. D. Hafner. 2011. Whole Farm Impact of Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Use on a New York Dairy Farm. ASABE Paper No. 111194, ASABE, St. Joseph, MI.
  • Satyanarayan R. S. D., K. C. Cheng, and A. Demirci. 2011. Electrolyzed oxidizing water technology. Resource Magazine of American Society of Agricultural Engineers. September/October:12-13.
  • Veith, T. L., P. J. A. Kleinman, F. Shigaki, L. S. Saporito, D. B. Beegle. Assessing the impact of manure application method on runoff phosphorus using controlled and natural rainfall. In: International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution CD-Rom Proceedings, Pub. No. 711P0311cd, Paper No. 11074, September 18-21, Anchorage, Alaska. St. Joseph, MI: American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 2011.

Books, Chapters of Books, Monographs, and Published Book Reviews

  • Demirci, A. and K. Krishnamurthy. 2011. Pulsed ultraviolet light. In Nonthermal Processing Technologies for Food. H. Zhang, G. Barbosa-Cánovas, V.M. Balasubramaniam, P. Dunne, D. Farkas, and J. Yuan, Eds. Blackwell Publishing. Ames, IA.
  • Demirci, A. and K. L. Bialka. 2011. Electrolyzed oxidizing water. In Nonthermal Processing Technologies for Food. H. Zhang, G. Barbosa-Cánovas, V.M. Balasubramaniam, P. Dunne, D. Farkas, and J. Yuan, Eds. Blackwell Publishing. Ames, IA.
  • Murphy DJ. 2011. Agricultural Installations (Chapter 14). In Dosman J and Gunderson P (Eds.) Safety and Health in Agriculture. International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Richard, T.L., D. Brownell, K. Ruansook, J. Liu and E. Thomchick.  2011.  Biomass harvest and logistics.  In: Handbook of Bioenergy Crop Plants, C. Kole, C.P. Joshi, and D. Shonnard (eds.). CRC Press,  Boca Raton, FL.
  • Richard, T.L. and P.G. Magalhães. 2011. Logistics—harvest, storage and transportation.  Pages 69-81 in: Biofuels:  Reasonable Steps Towards a Renewable Energy Future.  M.J. Davis and T.R. Coser (eds.).  Fulbright Commission, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    Extension Fact Sheets, Circulars, Bulletins, Plans, Slide sets, Videos, and Workshops

  • Goslee, S. C., D. A. Piechnik, T. L. Veith. GIS-based placement of Best Management Practices: a topographic analysis for managers. USDA-NRCS technical fact sheet. 2012. (Extension Fact Sheet)
  • Hanson, I. C. and D. J. Murphy. 2011. Instructor Manual: Safe Tractor & Machinery Operation for Hispanic Youth. Agricultural Safety & Health Program, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. 35 pp.
  • Hanson, I.C., A. M. Yoder and D. J. Murphy. 2011. Video Clips: Safe Tractor & Machinery Operation for Hispanic Youth. 38 Video Clips, 27 minutes. Agricultural Safety & Health Program, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
  • Hill, D. E., D. J. Murphy, J. S. Steel and H. B. Manbeck. 2011. Confined space manure storage emergencies. E54. The Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, University Park, PA. 4 pp.
  • Manbeck, H. B., Murphy, D. J. and Steel, J. S. 2011. Confined space manure storage ventilation systems. E53. The Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, University Park, PA. 4 pp.
  • Murphy, D. J. and C. Kassab. 2011. Pennsylvania Farm Fatalities During 2005-2009. Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. 13 pp. Accessible at http:// http://www.agsafety.psu.edu/Injurydatapubs.html.
  • Murphy, D. J., L. Stover, and W. C. Harshman. 2011. Tractors in the Woods. E55. The Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, University Park, PA. 4 pp.
  • Piechnik, D. A., S. C. Goslee, T. L. Veith. GIS tool improves accuracy in placing pasture Best Management Practices. Northeast Pasture Consortium. 2011. (Extension Fact Sheet)
  • Steel, J. S, D. J. Murphy and H. B. Manbeck. 2011. Confined space manure storage hazards. E51. The Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, University Park, PA. 4 pp.
  • Steel, J. S., D. J. Murphy and H. B. Manbeck. 2011. Confined space manure gas monitoring. E52. The Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, University Park, PA. 5 pp.
  • Steel, J. S, D. J. Murphy and H. B. Manbeck. 2011. Video: Solid Covered Storage. 24 minutes.  Agricultural Safety & Health Program, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.  Accessible at www.manurepitsafety.psu.edu.
  • Steel, J. S, D. J. Murphy and H. B. Manbeck. 2011. Video: Slotted Floor Storage. 27 minutes.  Agricultural Safety & Health Program, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Accessible at www.manurepitsafety.psu.edu.
  • Tillapaugh, J. A., J. S. Steel, D. J. Murphy and H. B. Manbeck. 2011. Instructor’s Manual: Manure storage Ventilation Demonstration Program. Agricultural Safety & Health Program, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. 154 pp.
  • Veith, T. L. SWAT and Integrated Farm System Model (IFSM). Modeling and Decision Support Tool Forum. http://extension.psu.edu/aec/webinars-presentations/modeling-and-decision-support-tool-forum. 2011. (Extension Fact Sheet)

Informational Materials

  • Jarrett, A. R., J. M. Hamlett, H. A. Elliott, and R.C. Brandt. 2011. Measurement and Monitoring of Hydrologic Systems: 1st  Edition. (Available from Engr Copy Center, Penn State University)
  • Murphy, D. 2011. Livestock manure-handling dangers. Progressive Dairyman. Issue 10, July, pp55-56.
  • Rotz, C. A., D. S. Chianese, F. Montes, S. Hafner, and R. Jarvis. 2011. Dairy gas emission model: Reference manual. USDA Agricultural Research Service. Available at: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=21345. Accessed 5 November 2011.
  • Rotz, C. A., M. S. Corson, D. S. Chianese, F. Montes, S. D. Hafner, R. Jarvis, and C. U. Coiner. 2011. Integrated Farm System Model: Reference Manual. USDA Agricultural Research Service. Available at: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=21345. Accessed 5 November 2011.

Invited Presentations

  • Catchmark, J. M. 2011. Cellulose: A mystery and a challenge for biomass energy conversion. ASABE Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, August 7-11.
  • Cheng, K. C., A. Demirci, J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Continuous pullulan fermentation in a PCS biofilm reactor. ASABE Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10.
  • Cheng, K. C., J. M. Catchmark, A. Demirci. 2011. Bacterial cellulose production in a biofilm reactor and its paper sheets analysis. ASABE Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10.
  • Guo, J., J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Surface area and porosity characterization of nano-scaled cellulose from different acid treatments. ASABE Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10.
  • Gu, J., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Formation and characterization of bacterial cellulose particles in the presence of hemicelluloses and pectin. ASABE Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10.
  • Gu, J., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Interaction of casein functionalized cellulose whiskers with poly(lactic acid). ASABE Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10.
  • Gu, J., J. M. Catchmark, D. Archibald and E. Q. Kaiser. 2011. Analysis of surface chemistry on cellulose nanowhiskers. Institute of Biological Engineering Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. March 3-5.
  • Hu, Y., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Hydroxyapatite functionalized hydrogel derived from spherelike bacterial cellulose used for bone-type tissue regeneration. Society For Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 13-16.
  • Hu, Y., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Hydroxyapatite functionalized bioabsorbable bacterial cellulose potentially for bone-type tissue regeneration. Institute of Biological Engineering Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 3-5.
  • Kim, S., A. Barnette, L. Bradley, E. Schreiner, B. Veres, C. Lee, Y. B. Park, D. Cosgrove, J. Park, S. Park, J. Gu, J. M. Catchmark, A. Mittal, and D. K. Johnson. 2011. Selective detection and quantification of crystalline cellulose in lignocellulosic biomass using SFG vibration spectroscopy. 241st ACS National Meeting presentation, Anaheim, CA.
  • Mishra, N. and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Paper composites for improved wet strength and water barrier properties. Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials. Washington D.C., June 6-8.
  • Mears-Leiner, D., and J. M. Catchmark. 2011. Biocompatible cellulose-casein-mineral composites. ASABE Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10.
  • Murphy D, and D. Hill.  2011. Milk Prices Aren’t the Only Hazard on Dairy Farms.  Tech Tuesday Webinar, February 8, Penn State Dairy Alliance, Penn State University, University Park, PA. Webinar archived at: http://www.das.psu.edu/dairy-alliance/education/technology.
  • Rotz, C. A., The DairyGEM software tool and its use in evaluating farm mitigation strategies, Western Dairy Air Quality Symposium, Sacramento, CA, April 21
  • Rotz, C. A. DairyGEM: software for evaluating gaseous emissions from dairy farms, Pennsylvania Agricultural Air Quality Task Force, University Park, PA, May 19
  • Rotz, C. A., The potential role of process-models in education and outreach”, Webinar, Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center, August 23
  • Rotz, C. A. and Changsheng Li, Estimating emissions and evaluating mitigation strategies with process-based models, 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Oct. 17
  • Veith, T. L. 2011. Applicability of Soil & Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and the Integrated Farm System Model (IFSM) in the context of water quality concerns within the Conewago Watershed in PA, Modeling and Decision Support Tool Forum, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, PA, August.
  • Veith, T. L. 2011. Comparison of SWAT parameter sensitivity and uncertainty across five USDA-ARS watersheds, Heartland Regional Water Resources webinar, November.
  • Veith, T. L. 2011. Targeting Conservation Practices to Maximize Farm-Level Economic Viability, USDA Water Technology Showcase, Washington DC, November.

Honors, Masters, and Doctoral Thesis

  • Blansett, K. L. 2011. Flow, Water Quality, and SWMM Model Analysis for Five Urban Karst Watersheds  Ph.D., Agricultural and Biological Engineering.  Univ. Park, PA:  Dept of Agricultural and Biolgocial Engineering.
  • Julius, Collin. 2011. Straight Vegetable Oil as a Replacement Fuel for Diesel: Comparing Tractor Performance and Farm Economic implications. M.S. Thesis. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA December. 180 pp.
  • Hofstetter, Daniel. 2011. Fundamentals of Square Bale Compression Machinery. M.S. Thesis.
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA August. pp 161.
  • Kemmerer, Benjamin. 2011. Development and Evaluation of Square Bale Handling Systems. M.S. Thesis. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA January. pp 78.
  • Leshak, A. 2011. The Biological Resources of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback  Whale National Marine Sanctuary’s Environmental Impact Statement. Senior Honors Thesis (B.S.) in Environmental Resource Management. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.  63 pp.
  • Mishra, N. 2011. Predictive modeling of inactivation, injury, and recovery of Listeria monocytogenes under Combined Effect of High Pressure and Temperature. Ph D Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA May 2011, pp. 204.

Posters

  • Keklik N. M, A. Demirci, V. M. Puri, and P. H. Heinemann. 2011. Modeling the inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella Enteritidis on poultry products exposed to pulsed UV-light. 7th Food Engineering Conference. pp 298. November 24-26, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Leshak, A. 2011. How to Protect the Biological Resources of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. 17th College of Agricultural Sciences/Gamma Sigma Delta Research Exhibition, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (second place in undergraduate division)
  • McLean, A., J. M. Hamlett, and T. Veith.  2011.  IFSM-Predicted Environmental and Economic Affects of BMPs on Representative Farms in Southeastern Pennsylvania.  Twentysixth Annual Graduate Research Exhibit, April, 2011, Hetzel Union Building, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • Rotz, C. A. and F. Montes. Gas emissions from confinement and pasture-based dairy farms. Northeast Pasture Consortium, State College, PA, Feb. 2
  • Steel, J. S, D. J. Murphy, and H. B. Manbeck. 2011. Reducing Confined Space Manure Storage Entry Risk. Annual Conference, International Society of Agricultural Safety and Health, Boise, ID, June 26-29.
  • Steel, J. S, D. J. Murphy. 2011. Engineering Assistance and Resources for Safe Bulk Pesticide Containment. Annual Conference, International Society of Agricultural Safety and Health, Boise, ID, June 26-29.

Conference Papers (also in Electronic Format)

  • Aasted, M., R. Dise, T. A. Baugher, J. R. Schupp, P. H. Heinemann, and S. Singh. 2011. Autonomous mechanical thinning using scanning LIDAR. ASABE Paper No. 11-011. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 11 pp.
  • Hafner, S. D., F. Montes and C. A. Rotz. Inorganic carbon and emission of ammonia from manure, American Chemical Society, Denver, CO, August 29.
  • Hafner, S. D., F. Montes and C. A. Rotz. Mass balance evaluation of alcohol emission from cattle feed. American Chemical Society, Denver, CO, August 31.
  • Hafner, S. D., F. Montes and C. A. Rotz. Mass balance evaluation of VOC emission from cattle feed. ASABE International Meeting, Louisville, KY, August, 9.
  • Hofstetter, D. and J. Liu. 2011. Power requirement and energy consumption of bale compression. ASABE Paper No. 1111266. St. Joseph, MI: ASABE. 13 pp.
  • Kemmerer, B. and J. Liu. 2011. Comparison of large square bale handling options. ASABE Paper No. 1111265. St. Joseph, MI: ASABE. 11 pp.
  • Hu, C., S. Shang, S. Liu, and J. Liu. 2011. Simulation on the Flow Field of the Air-and-Sieve Cleaning Device of a Peanut Harvester. ASABE Paper No. 1110657. St. Joseph, MI: ASABE. 10 pp.
  • Hu, C., S. Shang, and J. Liu. 2011. Harvesting and utilization of crop residues as biomass feedstock in China. ASABE Paper No. 1110648. St. Joseph, MI: ASABE. 10 pp.
  • Keklik, N. M., A. Demirci, V. M. Puri, and P. H. Heinemann. 2011. Modeling the inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella Enteritidis on poultry products exposed to pulsed UV-light. ASABE Paper Number 1110433. ASABE, St. Joseph, MI. pp. 14.
  • Keklik N. M, A. Demirci, V. M. Puri, and P. H. Heinemann. 2011. Modeling the inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella Enteritidis on poultry products exposed to pulsed UV-light. 7th Food Engineering Conference. pp 298. November 24-26, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Liu, J. and B. Kemmerer. 2011. Field performance analysis of a tractor and a large square baler. SAE paper No. 2011-01-2302.
  • Rotz, C. A., F. Montes and S. D. Hafner. DairyGEM: a software tool for whole farm assessment of emission mitigation strategies. American Chemical Society, Denver, CO, August 31.
  • Wright, F., J. A. Sorensen, J. J. May, D. J. Murphy, P. L. Jenkins, A. M.Yoder, M. Meyers, G. Cook, B. Bayes. 2011. Prominent Barriers and Key Motivators to Installing ROPS. 139th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. October 29 - November 2.
  • Yi, H. and V. M. Puri. 2011. Architecture based multiscale computational modeling of plant cell wall mechanics using finite element method. ASABE Paper Number 1110837. ASABE, St. Joseph, MI. pp. 16.
  • Yi, H., M. S. Zamil, and V. M. Puri. Architecture based multiscale computational modeling of plant cell wall mechanics. Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, Second Annual Retreat, September 16-18, 2011. Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA.
  • Zamil, M. S., H. Yi, M. A. Haque, and V. M. Puri. Stress-strain behavior of onion epidermis cell wall fragment under direct tensile loading. Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, Second Annual Retreat, September 16-18, 2011. Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA.