Biological systems engineering sees success at ASABE meeting

ASABE
Professor Tami Brown-Brandl, with ASABE President Maury Salz (left) and biological systems engineering department head David Jones at the annual ASABE meeting in Boston.

August 7, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Faculty, students and alumni from the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were honored with several awards at last month’s American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers annual international meeting in Boston.

Professor and William E. and Eleanor L. Splinter Chair Tami Brown-Brandl was named to the 2019 class of ASABE fellows during the meeting. The grade of Fellow is the highest honor bestowed by the Society. It honors members of extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to the field of agricultural, food, or biological systems engineering. In addition to meritorious achievement, individuals must have a minimum of 20 years of engineering practice or teaching and 20 years as a member in ASABE. Learn more

Brown-Brandl received a 2019 ASABE Journals Superior Paper Award in the Plant, Animal, & Facility Systems division.

Other faculty honorees included:

  • Yufeng Ge, assistant professor, Outstanding Reviewer Award. The award recognizes Ge’s efforts in protecting the high quality of ASABE’s peer-reviewed journals.
  • John Gilley, adjunct professor, Outstanding Reviewer Award. The award recognizes Ge’s efforts in protecting the high quality of ASABE’s peer-reviewed journals.
  • Deepak Keshwani, associate professor, A.W. Farrall Young Educator Award. The award honors contributions to the personal and professional development and advancement of students and engineering and technology curriculum innovation. Learn more
  • Mark Wilkins, professor, Outstanding Associate Editor Award. The award honors Wilkins’ workload, timeliness and review quality for the previous three years.

For  a complete list of honorees from the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, including students and alumni, click here.


Contact:
Amanda Lager Gleason
Biological Systems Engineering
402-472-9391
alager2@unl.edu