The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering is a tight-knit, welcoming community united by our passion to advance the engineering sciences, business, and technical management of biological and agricultural systems, and to bring that usable knowledge back to industry and the public.

Name Title Email Phone
Md Shahin Alam ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant mva6049@psu.edu
Juan Arguijo ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant jza5665@psu.edu
Sena Atsyo ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant sqa6030@psu.edu
Aakash Basnet ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant akb6817@psu.edu
Randall Bock, M.S. Assistant Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering rgb@psu.edu 814-863-2300
Syed (Kassem) Bokhari BRS Ph.D. Graduate Assistant sub873@psu.edu
Cameron Boldaz ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant cab6641@psu.edu
Rachel Brennan, Ph.D., P.E. Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering rab44@psu.edu 814-865-9428
Jordan Brown ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant jdb6581@psu.edu
Dennis Buffington, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus deb2@psu.edu
Jeffrey Catchmark, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering jcatchmark@engr.psu.edu 814-863-0414
Kelly Chege BRS Ph.D. Graduate Student kfc39@psu.edu
Caini Chen ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant czc5681@psu.edu
Stephen Chmely, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering sc411@psu.edu 814-863-6815
Md Zia Uddin Chowdhury ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant zzc5225@psu.edu
Daniel Ciolkosz, Ph.D., P.E. Associate Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering dec109@psu.edu 814-863-3484
Christine Costello, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering cxc693@psu.edu 814-865-3089
Lucas de Lima Casseres dos Santos ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant lds5498@psu.edu
Ali Demirci, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering demirci@psu.edu 814-863-1098
Herschel Elliott, Ph.D., P.E. Professor Emeritus hae1@psu.edu
Aysan Ezati ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant ame6127@psu.edu
Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural Engineering fabian@psu.edu 814-865-3552
Marvellous Faluyi BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant mof5328@psu.edu
Siobhan Fathel, Ph.D. Assistant Teaching Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering suf474@psu.edu 814-863-8124
Linda Fetzer Extension Associate lmf8@psu.edu 814-865-4582
Shirin Ghatrehsamani, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering spg5994@psu.edu 814-863-8152
James Godwin ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant jag6995@psu.edu
Camila Gonzalez Arango ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant cxg5555@psu.edu
Robert Graves, Ph.D., P.E. Professor Emeritus reg2@psu.edu 814-865-4071
James Hamlett, Ph.D. Associate Professor Emeritus hyc@psu.edu
Md Hamidul Haque ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant mbh5970@psu.edu
Federico Harte, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science fmh14@psu.edu 814-867-5689
Long He, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering luh378@psu.edu 717-778-4599
Paul Heinemann, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering hzh@psu.edu 814-865-2633
Michael Hile, Ph.D. Director - Penn State Odor Assessment Laboratory mlh144@psu.edu 814-865-5615
James Hilton, Ph.D. Associate Professor Emeritus jwh2@psu.edu
Abolfazl (Rashid) Hojjat Ansari ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant abh6005@psu.edu
Weiyun Hua ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant wvh5223@psu.edu
Stefanie Hugill Financial Assistant skh141@psu.edu 814-865-7686
Magni Hussain ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant msh5334@psu.edu
Sibel Irmak, Ph.D. Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering sji5137@psu.edu 814-865-3559
Suat Irmak, Ph.D., Fellow ASABE; Fellow ASCE-EWRI Professor and Head of Agricultural and Biological Engineering sfi5068@psu.edu 814-865-7792
John Janowiak, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus jjj2@psu.edu
Albert Jarrett, Ph.D. P.E. Professor Emeritus arj@psu.edu
Tykeesha Jefferson BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant tmj5353@psu.edu
Aidan Jezierski ABE M.S. Graduate Student abj5232@psu.edu
Jaspreet Kaur ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant jpk6439@psu.edu
DeWaunis Kelly ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant dvk5681@psu.edu
Armen R. Kemanian, Ph.D. Professor of Production Systems and Modeling kxa15@psu.edu 814-863-9852
Kelly Kosiarski BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant kzk5945@psu.edu
Pankaj Kuhar BRS Ph.D. Graduate Assistant pxk5160@psu.edu
Meetpal S. Kukal, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering msk5779@psu.edu 814-865-7423
Varshini Kumanan ABE M.S. Graduate Student vkk5154@psu.edu
Yiming Li ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant ybl5069@psu.edu
Wei-Shu Lin BRS Ph.D. Graduate Assistant wzl5281@psu.edu
Jude Liu, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering jliu@psu.edu 814-863-6844
Karen Lopez Olmedo BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant kdl5387@psu.edu
David James Lyons, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor djl272@psu.edu 814-867-3418
Harvey Manbeck, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor Emeritus hlm@psu.edu
Amy J. Maney Administrative Support Coordinator aqm5@psu.edu 814-863-1525
Megan Marshall, Ph.D. Associate Teaching Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering mnm11@psu.edu 814-865-3392
Michael Mashtare, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering mmashtare@psu.edu 814-863-7960
Lauren McPhillips, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering lxm500@engr.psu.edu 814-865-4564
Matthew McVey ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant tkm5215@psu.edu
Judd Michael, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering jh-michael@psu.edu 814-863-2976
Charles T Morrow, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus ctm@psu.edu
Xinyang Mu ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant xmm5005@psu.edu
Dennis Murphy, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor Emeritus djm13@psu.edu 814-865-7157
Rohith Anthanahalli Nanjegowda, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral Scholar rfa5378@psu.edu
Parisa Nazemi Ashani ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant ppn5086@psu.edu
Peggy Newel Administrative Support Assistant png1@psu.edu 814-865-7685
Christopher Palacios BRS M.S. Graduate Student clp5819@psu.edu
Divya Pant BRS Ph.D. Graduate Assistant dzp5431@psu.edu
Kittiphum Pawikhum ABE M.S. Graduate Student kbp5449@psu.edu
Heather Preisendanz, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering heg12@psu.edu 814-863-1817
Virendra Puri, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor Emeritus vmpuri@psu.edu
Nijesh Puthiyottil Visiting Scholar npp5440@psu.edu
Emily Rademacher BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant ejr5507@psu.edu
Cibin Raj, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering craj@psu.edu 814-865-5616
Tom L. Richard, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering tlr20@psu.edu 814-865-3722
Tyler Robinson Administrative Support Assistant tfr2@psu.edu 814-865-7792
Mostafa Rohi Gal ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant mvr6030@psu.edu
C. Alan Rotz, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering alrotz@psu.edu 814-865-2049
Gourab Kumer Saha ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant gks13@psu.edu
Rashmi Sahu ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant rps6056@psu.edu
Howard Salis, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biological and Chemical Engineering salis@psu.edu 814-865-1931
Shea Sarsfield Undergraduate Student srs6212@psu.edu
Ashik Sathish, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor aus2111@psu.edu 814-863-6455
Walter Schneider, III, Ph.D., P.E. Instructor wgs101@psu.edu 814-280-1390
Robert Shannon, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering rds13@psu.edu 814-865-6942
Mark Signs, M.S. Director of Shared Fermentation Facility mws6@psu.edu 814-863-6455
James Slosson ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant jcs6630@psu.edu
Paul M. Smith, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus pms6@psu.edu
Farzaneh Tahriri ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant fzt5097@psu.edu
Mohsin Tariq Visiting Scholar mkt5696@psu.edu
Rachel Taylor ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant rrt5065@psu.edu
Roderick Thomas, Ph.D. Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus rst5@psu.edu
Wendy Thomas Administrative Support Assistant wjt11@psu.edu 814-863-1524
Hana Toth ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant hat5088@psu.edu
Jaya Tripathi BRS Ph.D. Graduate Assistant jxt380@psu.edu
Juliana Vasco-Correa, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering julianavasco@psu.edu 814-865-8841
Tamie Veith, Ph.D. Adjunct Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering tamie.veith@ars.usda.gov 814-863-0888
Natasha Vozenilek BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant nvv5090@psu.edu
Paul N Walker, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus pnw@psu.edu
Michael Wolcott, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering wolcott@wsu.edu 509-335-6392
Yajie Wu BRS Ph.D. Graduate Assistant yzw301@psu.edu
Yanqiu Yang ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant yky5242@psu.edu
Hojae Yi, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering huy1@psu.edu 814-865-2807
Roy Young, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus rey2@psu.edu
Yimin Zhu Assistant Professor of Chemistry yuz30@psu.edu 814-949-5478