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Personnel

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

Daniel C. Yoder
Professor
Soil and water engineering

George F. Grandle
Associate Professor, Post retirement appointment
Livestock Production Systems

Michael E. Essington
Professor
Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy

Jaehoon Lee
Associate Professor
Environmental soil physics

Joanne Logan
Associate Professor
Applied climatology & climate change

Forbes R. Walker
Associate Professor
Environmental soil science

John S. Tyner
Associate Professor
Unsaturated flow and transport

Mark A. Radosevich
Professor
Soil microbiology & biochemistry

Baohua Gu
Joint Professor
Environmental Biogeochemistry

Burton C. (Burt) English
Professor
Production Economics

C Owen (Owen) Gwathmey
Professor Emeritus, Post-retirement appointment
Crop physiology and agronomy

Lori D. Osburn
Greenhouse Manager
Greenhouse Manager

J. Mark (Mark) Fly
Professor
Environmental psychology; Wildland recreation

Jennifer Anne Franklin
Associate Professor
Tree physiology

Thomas J. (Tom) Samples
Professor
Turfgrass science and management

Shawn A. Hawkins
Associate Professor
Animal waste management

Terri L. Quillin
Extension Assistant
Environmental Education

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Jie (Joe) Zhuang
Professor
Fate and transport of envir. contaminant

Sean Michael Schaeffer
Assistant Professor
Biogeochemistry

John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

Christopher D. Clark
Interim Head
Environmental & Natural Resource Economics

 

News

UT-ORNL to Shepherd US-China Transdisciplinary Environmental Research Network, 6/26/2017

UTIA Project of the Year for DoD Environmental Security Technology, 3/3/2017

Video


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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

Effect of weathering on biodegradability of biodegradable mulch film Anunciado, M., L. C. Wadsworth, D. B. Cowan-Banker, and D. G. Hayes.  2017.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society 24th Annual Meeting, Albany, CA, 20-22 September 2017 (poster). [More]

Seed Inorganic Phosphorus Stability and Agronomic Performance of Two Low Phytate Soybean Lines Evaluated Across Six Southern U.S. Environments.  Boehm, J.D., F. R. Walker, H. Bhandari, D. A. Kopsell, and V. R. Pantalone.  2017.  Crop Science, 57:1-9. [More]

Tennessee and Mississippi Upland Cotton Producer Willingness to Participate in Hypothetical Crop Insurance Programs Boyer, C., K. L. Jensen, E. McLeod, and J. A. Larson.  2017.  Journal of Cotton Science, 21:134–142. [More]

Environmental transmission in an ODE model of Johne’s disease.  De Saliva, K., S. Lenhart, and S. Eda.  2017.  Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 14(4):1001-1017.

Environmentally friendly process for recovery of wood preservative from used copper naphthenate-treated railraod ties Haber, H., P. Kim, S. C. Chmely, J. Lloyd, Y. N. Regmi, N. Abdoulmoumine, and N. Labbe.  2017.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering.

Melt Extrusion of Lignin Carbon-fiber Precursors: The Path Forward for Low-cost Fibers or Unrealizable Dream?.  Harper, D. P., and O. Hosseinaei.  2017.  253rd American Chemical Society NATIONAL MEETING & EXPOSITION. [More]

The Relationship Between Biobased, Biodegradability and Environmentally-Friendliness (Or the Absence Thereof) Hayes, D. G.  2017.  Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 94(11), 1329-1331 (doi 10.1007/s11746-017-3040-9).

Formation of Nanoplastics from Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films and Characterization of their Behavior in Soil Hayes, D. G., A. Astner, H. M. O'Neill, B. R. Evans, S. V. Pingali, and V. S. Urban.  2017.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society 24th Annual Meeting, Albany, CA, 20-22 September 2017. [More]

Effect of Diverse Weathering Conditions on the Physicochemical Properties of Biodegradable Plastic Mulches Hayes, D. G., L. C. Wadsworth, H. Y., Sintim, M. Flury, M. English, S. M. Schaeffer, and A. M. Saxton.  2017.  Polymer Testing, 62: 454-467. [More]

Hazardous pollutants emissions and environmental impacts from fuelwood burned and synthetic fertilizers applied by tobacco growers in Pakistan.  Hussain, M, R. N. Malik, A. M. Taylor, and M. Puettmann.  2017.  Environmental Technology & Innovation.

Environmental profile analysis of particleboard production: a study in a Pakistani technological condition Hussain, M, R. N. Malik, and A. M. Taylor.  2017.  Int J Life Cycle Assess.

Carbon footprint as an environmental sustainability indicator for the particleboard produced in Pakistan.  Hussain, M, R. N. Malik, and A. M. Taylor.  2017.  Environmental Research, 155 (2017) 385–393.