Sudhagar Mani Named ASABE Journals Editor in Chief

Monday, June 24, 2024
Sudhagar Mani Named ASABE Journals Editor in Chief

ASABE is pleased to announce the appointment of Sudhagar Mani as the new editor in chief of ASABE journals.

Mani is a professor in the School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, and an adjunct professor in the Department of Food Science & Technology, College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia. He instructs undergraduate and graduate students in fundamental and advanced engineering courses and conducts research. His extensive expertise lies in biological and chemical process modeling, simulation, optimization, sustainable biomass feedstock supply logistics, and innovative biomass conversion technologies.

"I am excited to serve as the editor in chief for ASABE Journals and am committed to enhancing their growth, visibility, and reputation nationally and internationally," says Mani. "ASABE journals provide a unique platform for publishing groundbreaking convergence research, novel designs, and innovative solutions that leverage advanced biotech, digital, and AI tools to tackle global challenges within the bioeconomy, impacting agriculture, livestock, food, forest, and aquatic systems." 

Mani envisions ASABE journals "evolving into a global bioeconomy resource hub for practicing engineers, scientists, researchers, young professionals, and other external stakeholders.”

Elected a Fellow in 2023, Mani is a 23-year member of ASABE.

ASABE publishes four peer-reviewed journals: 

All journal content is available through the ASABE Technical Library. ASABE members and individuals with access through site licenses can obtain full digital content. All others can view abstracts and make individual purchases.

"Our editor in chief plays a crucial role in shaping the direction of our journals, refining our processes, and improving the quality of our content," says Joe Walker, director of ASABE publications. "Dr. Mani, drawing from a wealth of experience as both an ASABE community editor and an associate editor, brings a diverse range of research interests, extensive authorship, and a longstanding commitment to ASABE. We look forward to his leadership of our publishing program."

ASABE is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems.