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
Mary Tutuola Akingbasote ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant mta5387@psu.edu
Francis Akyirem ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant fma5491@psu.edu
Ibrahim Al Takroni ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant ima5170@psu.edu
Johannes Ali BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant jxa5747@psu.edu
Ramaswamy C. Anantheswaran, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science swamy@psu.edu 814-865-3004
Juan Arguijo ABE PhD Graduate Assistant jza5665@psu.edu
Lawrence Arthur ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant lka5380@psu.edu
Victor Ayoola ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant voa5079@psu.edu
Aakash Basnet ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant akb6817@psu.edu
Florence Becot, Ph.D. Nationwide Insurance Early Career Professor ffb5072@psu.edu 814-865-1783
Lindsey Bell ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant llb5404@psu.edu
Kory Blose, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor kjb290@psu.edu 814-865-7299 ext. 268
Randall Bock, M.S. Assistant Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering rgb@psu.edu
Syed (Kassem) Bokhari ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant sub873@psu.edu
Cameron Boldaz ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant cab6641@psu.edu
Rachel Brennan, Ph.D., P.E. Professor and Interim Associate Department Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering rab44@psu.edu 814-865-9428
Dennis Buffington, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus deb2@psu.edu
Heather Burkholder ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant hab5287@psu.edu
Jeffrey Catchmark, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and Bioethics jcatchmark@engr.psu.edu 814-863-0414
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
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 chriscostello@psu.edu
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
Nasim Espah Borujeni ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant nxe5090@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
Linda Fetzer Extension Program Specialist lmf8@psu.edu 814-865-4582
Mark A. Gagnon, Ph.D. Harbaugh Entrepreneur and Innovation Faculty Scholar mag199@psu.edu 814-865-0469
Jiarui Geng ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant jxg5828@psu.edu
Shirin Ghatrehsamani, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering spg5994@psu.edu
Camila Gonzalez Arango ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant cxg5555@psu.edu
Robert Graves, Ph.D., P.E. Professor Emeritus reg2@psu.edu
Kristen Greskovic Student Records Staff Support kcg107@psu.edu 814-863-1524
Dinesh Gulati ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant dbg5581@psu.edu
James Hamlett, Ph.D. Associate Professor Emeritus hyc@psu.edu
Kangrui Han ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant kmh7116@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
Malgorzata Hejna Visiting Scholar mph6331@psu.edu
Michael Hile, Ph.D. Director - Penn State Odor Assessment Laboratory mlh144@psu.edu
James Hilton, Ph.D. Associate Professor Emeritus jwh2@psu.edu
Abolfazl (Rashid) Hojjat Ansari ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant abh6005@psu.edu
Stefanie Hugill Administrative Support Coordinator skh141@psu.edu 814-863-1525
Magni S. Hussain, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor in Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Systems msh5334@psu.edu 814-865-2252
Sibel Irmak, Ph.D. Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering sji5137@psu.edu
Suat Irmak, Ph.D., Fellow ASABE; Fellow ASCE-EWRI Professor and Head of Agricultural and Biological Engineering sfi5068@psu.edu 814-865-6156
John Janowiak, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus jjj2@psu.edu
Albert Jarrett, Ph.D. P.E. Professor Emeritus arj@psu.edu
Aidan Jezierski ABE M.S. Graduate Student abj5232@psu.edu
Chenchen Kang, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral cqk5621@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
Henry Kibuye BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant hjk5236@psu.edu
Kelly Kosiarski BRS PhD Graduate Assistant kzk5945@psu.edu
Pankaj Kuhar BRS Graduate Student PhD pxk5160@psu.edu
Meetpal S. Kukal, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering msk5779@psu.edu
Varshini Kumanan ABE M.S. Graduate Student vkk5154@psu.edu
Yiming Li ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant ybl5069@psu.edu
Jude Liu, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering jliu@psu.edu 814-863-6844
David James Lyons, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor djl272@psu.edu 814-867-3418
Sadjad Mahnan ABE Ph.D.Graduate Assistant sxm6557@psu.edu
Priyanka Mali ABE Ph.D. Graduate Student prm5374@psu.edu
Harvey Manbeck, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor Emeritus hlm@psu.edu
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@psu.edu 814-865-4564
Matthew McVey ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant tkm5215@psu.edu
Rifat Mehdi, PhD Visiting Scholar rxm5957@psu.edu
Judd Michael, Ph.D. Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering jh-michael@psu.edu 814-863-2976
Faezeh Molaei ABE Ph.D.Graduate Assistant fbm5202@psu.edu
Charles T Morrow, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus ctm@psu.edu
Dennis Murphy, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor Emeritus djm13@psu.edu
Rohith Anthanahalli Nanjegowda, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral 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
Divya Pant BRS Ph.D. Graduate Assistant dzp5431@psu.edu
Kittiphum Pawikhum ABE Ph.D. 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
Md Mashiur Rahman ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant mvr6082@psu.edu
Cibin Raj, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering craj@psu.edu 814-865-5616
Tom L. Richard, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Biological Engineering tlr20@psu.edu
Tyler Robinson Administrative Support Assistant tfr2@psu.edu 814-865-7792
C. Alan Rotz, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering alrotz@psu.edu 814-865-2049
Howard Salis, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biological and Chemical Engineering salis@psu.edu 814-865-1931
Walter Schneider, III, Ph.D., P.E. Instructor wgs101@psu.edu 814-280-1390
Maryam Shahri, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral mus285@psu.edu
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
Paul M. Smith, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus pms6@psu.edu
Emma Steely BRS M.S. Graduate Assistant ees259@psu.edu
Ewa Sygula Visiting Scholar ebs5931@psu.edu
Farzaneh Tahriri ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant fzt5097@psu.edu
Rachel Taylor ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant rrt5065@psu.edu
Roderick Thomas, Ph.D., P.E. Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus rst5@psu.edu
Camila Valderrama ABE M.S. Graduate Assistant cfv5178@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@usda.gov 814-863-0888
Paul N Walker, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus pnw@psu.edu
Linda Weaver Financial Assistant lmw5662@psu.edu 814-865-7686
Michael Wolcott, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering wolcott@wsu.edu 509-335-6392
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
Ahmad Zamzami ABE Ph.D. Graduate Student abz5271@psu.edu
Kang (Kevin) Zhang ABE Ph.D. Graduate Assistant kbz5052@psu.edu
Yimin Zhu Assistant Professor of Chemistry yuz30@psu.edu 814-949-5478