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New Faces of ASABE Class of 2019

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named six young members to its class of 2019 “New Faces of ASABE – Professionals.” Nominated by engineering colleagues and fellow ASABE members, the 2019 class was formally announced this week, at the 2019 Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference, in Louisville. Through their professional and extracurricular[…] Read More

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Fueling the Future: Elephant Grass as Potential Biofuel Material (And More)

A common perennial grass may hold uncommon promise for research, agriculture and industry, and it may even fuel the future. NC State University, in collaboration with an integrative, multidisciplinary team of research and business partners, is leading a five-year, $4.6 million U.S. Department of Energy grant focusing on miscanthus, also known as elephant grass, as[…] Read More

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Jason Ward: Using Precision Agriculture to Improve Practice

Dr. Jason Ward joined the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering in November 2017. Dr. Ward is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, who conducts research on Precision Agriculture. We recently spoke to Dr. Ward to learn about his background, precision ag, NC State Extension and his work with students. PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND NC State: Tell[…] Read More

Kevin Chapman: Advancing Education, Advancing Career

The Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) Online program serves a variety of students. With a desire to learn more real-world knowledge in his field, Kevin Chapman now pursues an advanced degree while working a full-time job, specializing in wastewater treatment systems. Here’s his story: Academic Career NC State: Tell us about your academic background. Kevin[…] Read More

Natalie Nelson: Data Analytics and Integrative Modeling in Aquatic Ecosystems

Dr. Natalie Nelson recently joined the faculty at NC State in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. Having spent significant time conducting research, Dr. Nelson now uses her experience to mentor NC State students in their research projects, specifically pertaining to aquatic systems. We spoke to Dr. Nelson to learn about her background and[…] Read More