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 ABENG Ph.D. Graduate Assistant mva6049@psu.edu
Aditi Arya BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant aza5799@psu.edu
Evan Battisto BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant ewb5313@psu.edu
Aydin Berenjian, Ph.D. Post Doctoral amb9476@psu.edu
Julia Biertempfel BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant jpb5906@psu.edu
Randall Bock, M.S. Assistant Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering rgb@psu.edu 814-863-2300
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
Stephen Brown Extension Assistant, Farm Safety shb5060@psu.edu 814-865-7158
Maxfield Canto ABE M.S. Student Assistant mtc5388@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 M.S. Graduate Student czc5681@psu.edu
Stephen Chmely, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering sc411@psu.edu 814-863-6815
Daeun Dana Choi, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering dxc519@psu.edu 814-865-7154
Zia Uddin Md 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 814-865-8841
Ali Demirci, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering demirci@psu.edu 814-863-1098
Michael Dyer ABE M.S. Graduate Student mld5534@psu.edu
Herschel Elliott, Ph.D., P.E. Professor Emeritus hae1@psu.edu 814-863-2062
Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural Engineering fabian@psu.edu 814-865-3552
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
James Godwin ABE 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
Md Hamidul Haque ABENG M.S. Graduate Assistant mbh5970@psu.edu
Federico Harte, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science fmh14@psu.edu 814-867-5689
Kathryn Hayden BRS Ph.D. Graduate Assistant kxh5242@psu.edu
Long He, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering luh378@psu.edu 717-677-6116
Paul Heinemann, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering hzh@psu.edu 814-865-2633
Stephanie Herbstritt ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant smh412@psu.edu
Michael Hile, Ph.D. Director - Penn State Odor Assessment Laboratory mlh144@psu.edu 814-865-5615
Katharine Hirl ABE Ph.D. Graduate Student kmh770@psu.edu
Dan Hofstetter, P.E., Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering dwh5212@psu.edu 814-865-1783
Weiyun Hua ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant wvh5223@psu.edu
Stefanie Hugill Financial Assistant skh141@psu.edu 814-865-7686
Brian Hulse BRS M.S. Graduate Student bth5055@psu.edu
Magni Hussain ABE Ph.D Graduate Assistant msh5334@psu.edu
Attia Iram BRS Ph.D. Graduate Student axi52@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
Armen R. Kemanian, Ph.D. Professor of Production Systems and Modeling kxa15@psu.edu 814-863-9852
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
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
Md Sultan Mahmud ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant mvm6735@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 mlm6958@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
Omeed Mirbod ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant ozm55@psu.edu
Olivia Mroczko ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant ovm5079@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
Parisa Nazemi Ashani ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant ppn5086@psu.edu
Marlene Carla Ndoun Tangmo ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant mun99@psu.edu
Peggy Newel Administrative Support Assistant png1@psu.edu 814-865-7685
Hai Nguyen ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant htn5098@psu.edu
Christopher Palacios BRS M.S. Graduate Student clp5819@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
Cibin Raj, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering craj@psu.edu 814-865-5616
Shoaib Raza Khan, Ph.D. Visiting Scholar srk5753@psu.edu
Tyler Reimer ABE M.S Graduate Assistant tjr5416@psu.edu
Tom L. Richard, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering tlr20@psu.edu 814-865-3722
Justin Richter, Ph.D. Post Doctoral jsr5629@psu.edu
Tyler Robinson Administrative Support Assistant tfr2@psu.edu 814-865-7792
Morgan Roggenbaum ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant mmr5804@psu.edu
Mostafa Rohi Gal ABENG 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
Arghajeet Saha ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant axs1296@psu.edu
Gourab Kumer Saha ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant gks13@psu.edu
Rashmi Sahu ABENG Ph.D. Graduate Assistant rps6056@psu.edu
Howard Salis, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biological and Chemical Engineering salis@psu.edu 814-865-1931
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
Maryam Shahri BRS Ph.D. Graduate Assistant mus285@psu.edu
Robert Shannon, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering rds13@psu.edu 814-865-6942
Michael Shreve, Ph.D. Post Doctoral mjs697@psu.edu
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 of Bioproducts Marketing and Agricultural and Biological Engineering pms6@psu.edu
Kasey Snell Education Program Coordinator kms6380@psu.edu 814-865-7158
Rachel Taylor ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant rrt5065@psu.edu
Roderick Thomas, Ph.D., P.E. Associate Teaching Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering rst5@psu.edu 814-865-2252
Wendy Thomas Administrative Support Assistant wjt11@psu.edu 814-863-1524
Hana Toth ABENG 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
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 ABENG 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
Wenan Yuan ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant wqy5110@psu.edu
Yimin Zhu Assistant Professor of Chemistry yuz30@psu.edu 814-949-5478