Biological Systems Engineering

Seminar Archive Fall 2009

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BSysE-598 Coordinator: Dr. Marvin Pitts

December 11, 2009 CUE 319 - 4:00 PM
"Soil Erosion Assessment with the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Model."

Presented by Dr. Dennis Flannigan, Agricultural Engineer with the USDA Agricultural research service.

December 15, 2009 LJSmith 259 - 3:00 PM
"University of Twente: Thermal Chemical Conversion of Biomass for the Production of Fuels and Chemicals."

Presented by Roel Westerhof, Ph.D. student from the University of Twente.

November 20, 2009 CUE 319 - 4:00 PM
"Improved Natural Resource Management Using LiDAR."

Presented by Dr. Andrew Hudak, Research Forester with the Forest and Woodlands Ecosystems, Rocky Mountain Research Station in Moscow, Idaho.

November 19, 2009
"Impacts of Contaminated Sediment Remediation on Early Life Stages of Rainbow Trout."

Presented by John Foltz, Masters of Engineering candidate, Biological Systems Engineering..

November 18, 2009 (10:00 AM)
"Ammonia Recovery from Ddigested Dairy Manure as Nitrogen Fertilizer."

Presented by Anping Jiang, Ph.D. in Engineering Science candidate, Biological Systems Engineering. 

November 6, 2009
"More Than the Sum of the Partners: Engineering + AG + Industry."

Presented by Dr. Jim McFerson, Manager of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, and adjunct professor, Department of Horticulture at Washington State University.

October 23, 2009
"The Significan of Channel Contribuions in Controlling Suspended Sediment Load."

Presented by Dr. Eddy J. Langendoen, Watershed Physical Processes Research Unit, USDA-ARS National Sedimentation laboratory in Oxford, MS.

October 23, 2009
"Water and Agriculture in the West.  Now and in the Future."

Presented by Dr. Troy Peters, Ph.D., P.E., Extension Irrigation Specialist, Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University at Prosser, Washington

October 9, 2009
"Modeling of Nanoparticle Penetration into Spherical Cell Clusters."

Presented by Dr. Konstantin Matveev, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University.

September 24, 2009 (Thursday)
"Agricultural Automation - Technology for 21st Century Farming"

Presented by Dr. Qin Zhang, Professor Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University.

September 10, 2009 (Thursday at 9:00AM)
"Scientific Challenges in Biomass Conversion to Biofuels""

Presented by Dr. Shi-You Ding, Senior Scientist from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.


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