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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

Christopher D. Clark
Interim Head
Environmental & Natural Resource Economics

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
Research Professor
Fate and transport of envir. contaminant

Sean Michael Schaeffer
Assistant Professor
Biogeochemistry

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

 

News

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

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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

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.

High temperature influence on limited transpiration response at elevated vapor pressure deficit in maize' Avat Shekoofa and Thomas R. Sinclair.  Shekoofa, A.  2017.  An abstract-accepted, Inter-Drought V, India Feb 21-25, 2017.

Elevated Levels of Potassium in Greenhouse-grown Red Romaine Lettuce Impacts Mineral Nutrient and Soluble Sugar Concentrations.  Barickman, T. C., T. E. Horgan, J. R. Wheeler, and C. E. Sams.  2016.  HortScience, vol.51(9):504-509.

Schools and Rules of the Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Services Administration, Division of General Environmental Health Barnwell, P.  2016.  Pests and Pesticides in Child-serving Facilities: An IPM Newsletter, 9(4):5.

Effect of biochar on nutrient release and retention in container crops.  Basiri, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, and J. Altland.  2016.  Proceedings of Southern Nursery Association meeting. Athens GA. August 29 to 31, 2016.

Southern Phosphorus Indices, Water Quality Data, and Modeling (APEX, APLE, and TBET) Results: A Comparison.  D. Osmond, C. Bolster, A. Sharpley, M. Cabera, S. Feagley, A. Forsberg, C. Mitchell, R. Mylavarapu, L. Oldham, D. Radcliffe, J. J. Ramirez-Avila, D. Storm, F. R. Walker, and H. Zhang.  2016.  Journal of Environmental Quality.

Influence of Position, Age, and Environmental Factors on Photosynthesis of Red Raspberry Leaves Deyton, D. E., S. H. Hunt, and C. E. Sams.  2016.  Acta Horticulturae, Acta Hortic. 1133:247-252.

Assessing multimetric aspects of sustainability: Application to a bioenergy crop production system in East Tennessee.  E.S. Parish, V. Dale, B. C. English, s. Jackson, and D. D. Tyler.  2016.  Ecoshere, 7(2):e01206. 10.1002/ecs2.1206.

A Delphi study to identify barriers, facilitators and training needs for policies, systems and environmental interventions in nutrition education programs.  Franck, K. L., and K. Shelnutt.  2016.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Performance of Hybrid and Single-Frequency Impulse GPR Antennas on USGA Sporting Green Freeland, R. S., B. Allred, D. Gamble, L. Martinez, B. Jones, and E. McCoy.  2016.  Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, 21(2), 57-65.

Deficit irrigation of row crops provides drought mitigation, environmental protection, and optimized yield in humid regions.  Grant, T., and B. G. Leib.  2016.  Abstract and Presentation at Soil & Water Conservation Society International Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, July 24-27, 2016.

Participatory and multi-criteria analysis for forest (ecosystem) management: a case study of Pohorje, Slovenia Grošelj, P., D. G. Hodges, and L. Zadnik Stirn.  2016.  Forest Policy and Economics, 71(2016): 80-86.