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    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    Oct 01, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science

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Julie Carrier, Head

Ayers, P.D., PhD, PE – North Carolina State
Buschermohle, M.J., PhD – Clemson
Carrier, J.D., PhD – McGill (Canada)
Drumm, E.C., PhD, PE – Arizona
Essington, M.E., PhD – California (Riverside)
Freeland, R.S., PhD, PE – Tennessee
Gu, B. (Joint ORNL Faculty), PhD – California (Berkeley)
Hayes, D.G., PhD – Michigan
McNeany, S.R. (Research), MS – Tennessee
Radosevich, M.A., PhD – Ohio State
Simpson, J.T. (Research), PhD – Arizona
Tompkins, F.D. (Distinguished Professor), PhD, PE – Tennessee
Tyler, D.D., PhD – Kentucky
Wilkerson, J.B., PhD – Purdue
Womac, A.R., PhD, PE – Tennessee
Yoder, D.C., PhD, PE – Purdue
Zhuang, J. (Research), PhD – Shenyang Agricultural (China)

Associate Professors
Buchanan, J.R., PhD, PE – Tennessee
Eash, N.S., PhD – Iowa State
Hart, W.E., PhD – Purdue
Hawkins, S.A., PhD – Tennessee
Lee, J., PhD – Iowa State
Leib, B.G., PhD – Penn State
Logan, J., PhD – Nebraska
Savoy, H.J., Jr., PhD – Louisiana State
Tyner, J.S., PhD – Oklahoma State
Walker, F.R., PhD – North Carolina State
Ye, X.P., PhD – Minnesota

Assistant Professors
Abdoulmoumine, N., PhD – Auburn
DeBruyn, J.M., PhD – Tennessee
Ludwig, A.L., PhD – Virginia Tech
Schaeffer, S.M., PhD – Arkansas

Parker, C.D., MS – Murray State
Sherfy, A.C., MS – Tennessee

Extension Specialists
Duncan, L.A., MS – Tennessee
Gall, E.A., MS – Purdue
Prather, T.G., MS – Georgia

Emeriti Faculty
Grandle, G.F., PhD – Tennessee
Wilhelm, L.R., PhD – Tennessee (Space Institute)
Wills, J.B, MS – Tennessee

The Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science offers two undergraduate degree programs – Bachelor of Science in Biosystems Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Soil Sciences. Biosystems engineering is a four-year program, accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, emphasizing engineering applications to biological systems. Environmental and soil sciences is a strong science-based program for students interested in environmental science, soil science, or biosystems engineering technology. The biosystems engineering technology concentrations include agricultural systems technology, conservation agriculture and environmental sustainability, construction science, and off-road vehicle technology. Minors in either environmental and soil sciences or in biosystems engineering technology are also available. More detailed descriptions of each program are included with the curricular material that follows.

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