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John R. Buchanan
Associate Professor
Wastewater Management

William E. (Willie) Hart
Associate Professor
Power and machinery

Alvin R. (Al) Womac
Equipment performance & environmental impact

Daniel C. Yoder
Soil and water engineering

Timothy G. (Tim) Prather
Extension Specialist I
Farm safety, AgrAbility, & precision ag

John S. Tyner
Associate Professor
Unsaturated flow and transport

Douglas G. (Doug) Hayes
Biological process engineering

Xiaofei (Philip) Ye
Value-added bioprocess engineering

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Andrea Lorene Ludwig
Associate Professor
Ecological Engineering

Mark Thomas Morgan
Professor and Head

Art Ragauskas
Assistant Professor



Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science Welcomes New Department Head, 5/30/2016

UT Soil Scientists Visit Lesotho, 4/17/2007


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Intro to Biosystems Engineering 
Can we get more food, water, energy? Can we solve the problem of environmental degradation, drought, famine? Is it even possible? YES! Through Agricultural and Biological Engineers.


Recent Publications

Plant-derived terpenes: A feedstock for specialty biofuels Mewalal, R., D. K. Rai, D. Kainer, F. Chen, C. Külheim, G. F. Peter, and G. A. Tuskan.  2017.  Trends in Biotechnology, 35(3):227-239. [More]

County Engineering Study (Haywood, Humphreys, Lake & Lauderdale).  Burklund, K. L.  2016.  Booklet, Distributed at Complete Streets Workshop 9/22/16 in Lauderdale County and at coalition meetings.

Increased salt tolerance with overexpression of cation/proton antiporter 1 genes: a meta-analysis Ma, Y.C., R. M. Augé, C. Dong, and Z. Cheng.  2016.  Plant Biotechnology Journal. [More]

Next-generation precision genome engineering and plant biotechnology Mahfouz, M., T. Cardi, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  Plant Cell Reports.

Industrial Oil Crops McKeon, T., D. G. Hayes, D. Hildebrand, and R. Weselake.  2016.  Industrial Oil Crops, Amsterdam, Elsevier, 2016, ISBN 9781893997981. [More]

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (Committee of Genetically Engineered Crops). Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects Stewart, Jr., C. N.  2016.  The National Academies Press, Washington, D. C.

Integrating engineering and social aspects in selecting stormwater control measures (SCMs) Budipradigdo, M.I.  2015.  M.S. Thesis.

Undergraduate Research as a Bridge for College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Recruiting Gwinn, K. D., J. Logan, A. Vanderpool, S. J. Domingo, and C. A. Beyl.  2015.  Phytopathology, 105(Suppl. 4):S4.55 Annual Meeting, American Phytopathological Society. Pasadena, Ca. Aug 1-5, 2015. [More]

Integrated pest management and weed management in the US and Canada Owen, M. D., H. J. Beckie, J. Y. Leeson, J. K. Norsworthy, and L. E. Steckel.  2015.  Pest Managment Science, 71:357-376. [More]

Ketocarotenoid production in soybean seeds through metabolic engineering Pierce, E. C., P. R. LaFayette, M. A. Ortega, B. L. Joyce, D. A. Kopsell, and W. A. Parrott.  2015.  PLoS ONE.

Dynamic simulation of the continuous flow of bulk material during production to improve the statistical modeling of final product strength properties.  Reigler M., N. O. Andre, M. Gronalt, and T. M. Young.  2015.  International Journal of Production Research, 53(21):6629–6636. [More]

A roadmap for research on crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) to enhance sustainable food and bioenergy production in a hotter, drier world Yang X. et al, and P. Ranjan.  2015.  New Phytologist, 207(3):491-504. [More]