Shi joins BAE faculty

Jian Shi, Ph.D.The Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering is pleased to welcome its newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Jian Shi, Ph.D. A native of China, Shi most recently worked in Virginia for Novozymes, a Denmark-based world leader in industrial biotechnology and in California with the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI).

Sama featured on WKYT

If you beat the afternoon traffic yesterday, you may have seen Michael Sama, Ph.D., P.E., on WKYT News yesterday at 5:30 discussing his newly funded project for drone weather data collection. Watch the news clip at

Stombaugh and McNeill quoted in Lane Report article on precision ag

Sam McNeill, Ph.D., P.E., and Tim Stombaugh, Ph.D., P.E., feature in an article on precision agriculture technology in the August 17 issue of the Lane Report.