Biological Systems Engineering

Seminar Archive Fall 2008

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BSysE-598 Coordinators: Dr. Pius Ndegwa & Dr. Juming Tang
December 5 , 2008

Dr. Jinwen Zhang, Assistant Professor in Wood Materials, and Engineering Plastics at Washington State University will present:

"Use of Residual Biomass for Value-added PLA Bioplastics "

November 20 , 2008 we have two seminars. Thursday at 4:00 PM)

Dr. Gerald Flerchinger , Research Engineer, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Northwest Watershed Research Service, Boise, Idaho, will present:

"Simulation of Within-Canopy radiation Exchange"
(Thursday at 9:00 AM)

Ms. Shuhui Dun, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Ph.D. Candidate, Biological Systems Engineering, will present:

"Modeling Winter Hydrological Processes Under Two Climatic Conditions: Modifying WEPP
October 24, 2008

Dr. J. D. Wulfhorst, Associate Professor and Director at the Social Science Research Unit (SSRU) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Idaho, will present:

"Critical Factors in Making Technology Transfer Successful "
October 10, 2008

Dr. Tom Dickinson, Professor of Physics and Materials Science at Washington State University will present:

"Lasers as a Directed Energy Source:
Capabilities and Applications
October 3, 2008

Mr. Cory Greer , Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) employee and a Biolgocial Systems Engineering graduate student will present:

"Agricultural Engineering in the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS): How Agricultural Engineering Finds its Way into the Real World "
October 2, 2008

Mr. Hanxue Qiu, M.S. Candidate in Biological Systems Engineering will present:

"Snow Redistribution and Soil Water Storage as Impacted by Surface Residue Conditions."
September 26, 2008

Dr. Michael A. Kempkes, Vice President of Marketing for Diversified Technologies, Inc in Bedford, MA, will present:

"Pulsed Power Systems for Pulsed Electric Field Processing "
September 19, 2008

Simon Smith , Ph.D. Candidate in Biological Systems Engineering at Washington State University.:

"A Flexible Approach to Stiff Problems"
September 12, 2008

Dr. Marcus Flury, Professor of Soil Physics/Vadose Zone Hydrology in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Washington State University.:

"Soil and Its Importance for Human Civilizations."
August 26, 2008

Dr. Michele Perchonok, Manager Shuttle Food Systems; NASA/JSC Houston, Texas will present:

"Transit and Surface Food Systems"


Seminars from previous semesters can be found in our seminar archive.






















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