Thirteen Inducted as ASABE Fellows
Date: Monday, July 18, 2016
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The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named twelve individuals as ASABE Fellows. They were inducted at a ceremony on July 18 at the 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting, held in Orlando, Florida.
Named to the class of 2016 ASABE Fellows were:
David D. Bosch, Research Hydraulic Engineer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory, Tifton, Georgia Full biography
Robert T. Burns, PE, Associate Dean, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, Knoxville, Tennessee Full biography
Gary A. Clark, PE, Senior Associate Dean and Professor, College of Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas Full biography
Darrin J. Drollinger, Executive Director, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Saint Joseph, Michigan Full biography
Joseph P. Harner, PE, Department Head and Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas Full biography
Maynard M. Herron PE, Engineering Manager, Product Proving, AGCO Corporation, Hesston, Kansas Full biography
Kevin M. Keener, PE, Director and Professor, BioCentury Research Farm Center for Crops Utilization Research, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa Full biography
Sue E. Nokes, PE, Chair and Professor, Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Full biography
Randy L. Raper, PE, Assistant Director, Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma Full biography
Michael D. Smolen, Professor Emeritus, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma Full biography
Xiuzhi Susan Sun, Distinguished Professor, Biomaterials Lab, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas Full biography
Thomas R. Way, Agricultural Engineer, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Soil Dynamics Laboratory, Auburn, Alabama Full biography
Ruihong Zhang, Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, University of California – Davis, Davis, California Full biography
To be considered for the grade of ASABE Fellow, an individual must demonstrate unusual professional distinction, with outstanding qualifications and experience in the field of agricultural engineering. Twenty years' membership in ASABE is also required. Only about two percent of the active members of ASABE have achieved the grade of Fellow.
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. Further information on the Society can be obtained by contacting ASABE at (269) 429-0300, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or visiting www.asabe.org/.