Filtration Research

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John S. Tyner
Associate Professor



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Crab Lab 
Though crabs are disappearing along America’s coasts, research in land-locked Tennessee could help. Students in Biosystems Engineering have designed a project to replenish crab populations.


Recent Publications

Fabrication of electrospun nanofibrous filter for particulate matter filtration using cellulose nanocrystals.  Q. Zhang, Q. Li, T. M. Young, D. P. Harper, and S. Wang.  2019.  Society of Wood Science and Technology Annual Meeting, Oct. 20-25. Tenaya Lodge, Yosemite National Park. (poster presentation).

A novel method to fabricate low air resistance electrospun polyvinyl alcohol/cellulose nanocrystals composite nanofibrous filter for high-efficiency particulate matter filtration Zhang Q., Q. Li, T. M. Young, D. P. Harper, and S. Wang.  2019.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7:8706-8714. [Abstract]

Development of a Distributed Hydrologic Model for a Region with Fragipan Soils to Study Impacts of Climate on Soil Moisture: A Case Study on the Obion River Watershed in West Tennessee Ghaneeizad, S., A. Papanicolaou, B. Abban, C. Wilson, C. Giannopoulos, D. M. Lambert, F. R. Walker, and S. A. Hawkins.  2018.  Geosciences, Geosciences 2018, 8, 364. [Abstract]

Estimating the infiltration area for concentrated stormwater spreading over grassed and other slopes.  Tyner, J. S., D. C. Yoder, J. Parker, and W. C, Credile.  2018.  Water, doi:10.3390/w10091200.

Adapting to climate change, improving the sustainability of grazing systems and improving water quality in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and P. D. Keyser.  2018.  Proceedings of 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Native Warm Season Grasses For Adapting to Climate Change, Improving the Sustainability of Grazing Systems and Improving Water Quality in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and P. D. Keyser.  2018.  Proceedings 73r SWCS International Annual Conference. July 29 to August 1st, 2018. Albuquerque NM. [Abstract]

Changes in Residential Rain Garden Infiltration Capacity in Two Demonstration Gardens.  Ludwig, A. L., M. Pleasant, W. C. Wright, R. Hanahan, and G. Ferry.  2017.  Tennessee Water Symposium.

Biofumigation Performance of Four Brassica Crops in a Green Chile Pepper (Capsicum annuum) Rotation System in Southern New Mexico.  Rudolph, R. E., C. E. Sams, R. Steiner, S. H. Thomas, S. Walker, and M. E. Uchanski.  2015.  HortScience, HortScience 50(2):1-7, 2015. [Abstract]

Development and Implementation of No-Till Systems in Tennessee Walker, F. R.  2015.  Nutrient Management and Edge of Field Monitoring: From the Great Lakes to the Gulf. Dec. 1 to 3, 201. [Abstract]

Mitigating Effects of Climate Change Through Conservation Agriculture and Drought-Tolerant Open-Pollinated Maize Varieties in Mozambique Thierfelder, C., P. Setimela, N. S. Eash, and F. R. Walker.  2012.  ASA/CSSA/SSSA Proceedings. [Abstract]

Using Total Solids Concentration to Estimate Nutrient Content of Feedlot Runoff Effluent from Solid Settling Basins, Vegetative Infiltration Basins, and Vegetative Treatment Areas.  Andersen, D. S., R. T. Burns, L. B. Moody, and M. J. Helmers.  2011.  Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 27(5):813-820.

Agroinfiltration as a technique for rapid assays for expressing candidate insect resistance transgenes in plants.  Stewart, Jr., C. N., and B. L. Leckie.  2011.  Plant Cell Reports 30:325-334.