Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering

International Activities

Changsha1  Changsha2 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (CAFOE)

Dr. Soupir traveled to Changsha, Hunan Province, China in October 2009 to attend the  CAFOE which was coordinated by the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). 

Claire camel Partnership to build capacity in integrated international water resource management expertise

Claire Hruby traveled to Amman, Jordan in March 2010 to attend a conference designed to build international partnerships related to water resource management.  She received the 3rd place award in the Student Poster Competition.

Martha&Laura Reid The Dahlia Greidinger Memorial Symposium

Martha Zwonitzer traveled to Haifa, Israel in March 2009 to attend the
Dahlia Greidinger Memorial Symposium on “Crop Production in the 21st Century: Global Climate Change, Environmental Risks and Water Scarcity” .  She received the 2nd place award in the Student Poster Competition for her poster Transport of nutrients from various pastureland management scenarios.

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21st Century Watershed Technology:  Improving Water Quality and Environment

Dr. Soupir traveled to Costa Rica in February 2010 to attend ASABE's conference
21st Century Watershed Technology:  Improving Water Quality and Environment.  She presented a paper on the  Resuspension of E. coli from direct fecal deposits in streams. 

Netherlands Germany European Perspective on Agricultural Waste Management

In 2005, Dr. Soupir traveled to Europe and met with researchers at University College Dublin (Dublin, Ireland), Teagasc Environmental Research Center (Wexford, Ireland)University of Hohenheim (Stuttgart, Germany), and Wageningen University and Research Institute (Wageningen, Netherlands) to discuss fate and transport of pathogens and nutrients to surface waters resulting from different agricultural waste management practices.