August 3, 2016
Lincoln, Neb. — Suat Irmak, Harold W. Eberhard Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, received recognition for his refereed publications at the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) annual meeting held in Orlando in mid-July.
Irmak received two ASABE Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Awards for his publications titled “Basic soil and water resources and irrigation engineering/agricultural water management and related terminology,” and for his evapotranspiration work titled “Spacial and temporal corn evapotranspiration across Nebraska.” Recently, Irmak also received the Best Paper Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers-Environmental and Water Resources Institute.
These publications are designed to gather, analyze, interpret and disseminate scientific and research-based information and data to citizens, state and federal agency personnel and other professionals to aid them in advancing their knowledge and decision-making in practice. This is an important contribution to the land-grant mission of UNL.
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food and biological systems.
Harold W. Eberhard Distinguished Professor
Department of Biological Systems Engineering