Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAEN)

Email Address:
info@baen.tamu.edu
Website:
http://baen.tamu.edu
Phone Number:
979-845-3931
Fax Number:
979-862-3442
Physical Location:
Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843
Mailing Address:
Texas A&M University
2117 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2117
Unit Head:

Patricia Smith

Entities:
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Texas A&M AgriLife Research

Employees

Name Position Contact Location

Agarwal, Girish

Professor

girish.agarwal@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Aguilar, Melanie

Business Coordinator I

AgriLife Business Services (affiliated)

melanie.aguilar@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-4290 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 205
College Station, TX 77843

Alves De Oliveira, Daniela

Post Doctoral Research Associate

daniela.alvesdeolive@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

333 Spence Street
College Station, TX 77843

Arzadon, Eunice

Graduate Assistant - Research

elarzadon@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Bonaiti, Gabriele

Extension Program Specialist

gabriele.bonaiti@ag.tamu.edu

979-862-2593 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 309
College Station, TX 77843

Burkholder, Cade

Student Assistant

cadeburk2233@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Calabrese, Salvatore

Assistant Professor

salvatore.calabrese@ag.tamu.edu

979-458-7963 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 302B
College Station, TX 77843

Calk, Riley

Student Technician

riley.calk@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Capareda, Sergio

Specializations: Energy, Environment, Environmental Quality, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Waste Management

Professor

Graduate Faculty

sergio.capareda@ag.tamu.edu

979-458-3028 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 303D
College Station, TX 77843

Castell-Perez, M

Specializations: Eating Behavior, Food, Food Development, Food Education, Food Materials, Food Packaging, Food Processing Technologies, Food Quality, Food Safety And Technology, International Development, Metabolism

Professor

Graduate Faculty

elena.castell-perez@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 311
College Station, TX 77843

Cheng, Ruiji

Student Assistant

ruijic@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Cho, Gun

Graduate Research Assistant

wshh1212@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall
College Station, TX 77843

Credeur, Robert

Student Research Assistant

credeur04@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Day, Juliana

Student Assistant

julianaday@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Demuner Molina, Genaro

Graduate Research Assistant

genaro.demunermolina@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Dural, Gizem

Graduate Student - non-paid

gdural@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall
College Station, TX 77879

Edwards, Joshua

Student Assistant

gageedwards09@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Epting, Richard

Manager, Technical Laboratory

richard.epting@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-7699 (p)

P&M Building Rm 205
College Station, TX 77843

Fazzino, Giovanna

Student Worker

giovanna.fazzino@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Fernando, Sandun

Specializations: Bioenergy, Bioprocessing, Catalysis, Economy, Energy, Environment, Sustainability

Professor & Associate Department Head

sandun.fernando@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-9793 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 303I
College Station, TX 77843

Fipps, Guy

Specializations: Environment, Evapotranspiration Networks, Irrigation, Urbanization And Land Use, Water, Water Management, Weather Stations

Professor and Extension Agricultural Engineer (Irrigation and Water Management)

Graduate Faculty

guy.fipps@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-7454 (p)

979-847-8828 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 207B
College Station, TX 77843

Fischer, Lane

Student Assistant

lanefisch@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Flahive, David

Systems Administrator I

flahive@tamu.edu

979-845-3607 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 319
College Station, TX 77843

Foster, Emma

Graduate Assistant - Teaching

emma.foster@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Gerlich, Ryan

Extension Program Specialist

Program Assistant

ryan.gerlich@ag.tamu.edu

979-458-4185 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 306E
College Station, TX 77843

Gibson, Ryan

Student Technician

rpgibson45@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Gollakota, Nikhila

Graduate Research Assistant

nikhilag@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall
College Station, TX 77843

Graves, Roy

Research Assistant

roy.graves@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

375 Olsen Blvd.
College Station, TX 77843

Gunawardana Liyanage, Danadhi Pamuditha Gunawardana

Graduate Assistant Extension

danadhi@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Habib, Mohammad Ruzlan

Graduate Research Assistant

ruzlan277@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

333 Spence Street
College Station, TX 77843

Habibi, Maryam

Graduate Assistant - Teaching

maryam2838@email.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Han, Jeongwoo

Student Research Assistant

han820124@email.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Hara, Yutaro

Graduate Assistant - Teaching

yutarohara96@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Hardin, Robert

Assistant Professor

robert.hardin@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 207E
College Station, TX 77843

Hassan, Yassin

Professor

hassan@tamu.edu

979-845-7090 (p)

Al Engineering Building
Room 210
College Station, TX 77843

Hong, Minki

Graduate Assistant - Research

mkhong@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Huang, Heng

Postdoctoral Research Associate

heng.huang@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Iqbal, Md Zafar

Graduate Assistant - Research

z_iqbal@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Jantrania, Anish

Associate Professor and Extension Specialist

Temple Research and Extension Center (affiliated)

anish.jantrania@ag.tamu.edu

254-774-6014 (p)

254-774-6001 (f)

Blackland Research & Extension Center
720 E Blackland Road
Temple, TX 76502

Jarrin Perez, Fernando

Graduate Assistant - Research

fernando.jarrinperez@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Kalbasi Ashtari, Ahmad

Research Associate

a.kalbasiashtari@ag.tamu.edu

979-862-1167 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Hobgood, Room 104
College Station, TX 77843

Kenimer, Ann

Professor

a-kenimer@tamu.edu

979-845-3210 (p)

203 Jack K Williams Building
College Station, TX 77843

King, Maria

Assistant Professor

maria.king@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 301C
College Station, TX 77843

Kingman, Douglas

Instructional Professor

douglas.kingman@ag.tamu.edu

979-458-8702 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 303G
College Station, TX 77843

Kirwin, Shea

Student Research Assistant

sheakirwin210@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Kniffen, Billy

Extension Associate

bkniffen49@wcc.net

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Kocian, Leah

Graduate Assistant - Teaching

leahkay4@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Lacey, Ronald

Specializations: Controlled Environments, Ecosystem, Environment, Food, Image Processing, Instrumentation, Plant Breeding, Remote Sensing, Signal Processing, Statistical Analysis, Sustainability, Urbanization And Land Use

Professor

Graduate Faculty

ronald.lacey@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3967 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 302A
College Station, TX 77843

Li, Tian

Postdoctoral Research Associate

tian.li@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Lindhorst, Caleb

Graduate Research Assistant

caleb.lindhorst@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

333 Spence Street
College Station, TX 77843

Liu, Zong

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist

Extension Specialist

zong.liu@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

London Rushing, Cara

Graduate Assistant - Research

londonc@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Lorenzo, Elizabeth

Student Assistant

lizziel@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Maglinao, Amado

Senior Research Associate

amado_jr@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Mahanta, Shikhadri

Graduate Assistant - Teaching

shikhadri@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Mahdaviarab, Amirhossein

Graduate Assistant - Research

amahdavi@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Mallawarachchi, Kasun Samavath

Graduate Assistant - Research

samavathm@gmail.com

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Martinez, Amy

Business Coordinator I

AgriLife Business Services (affiliated)

amy.martinez@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3977 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 204
College Station, TX 77843

Martinon Gaspar, Mauricio

Graduate Student

mauricho@email.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

McGee, Russell

Instructional Assistant Professor

russell.mcgee@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3659 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 303F
College Station, TX 77843

Mishra, Debasish

Graduate Research Assistant

debmishra@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall
College Station, TX 77843

Mohanty, Binayak

Specializations: Ecosystem, Energy, Environment, Food Development, Global Dynamics, Health, Remote Sensing, Soil Physics, Sustainability, Urbanization And Land Use, Vadose Zone Hydrology, Water, Water Resources

Professor

Graduate Faculty

binayak.mohanty@ag.tamu.edu

979-458-4421 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 301E
College Station, TX 77843

Mohtar, Rabi

Specializations: Energy, Environment, Food, Global Dynamics, International Development, Modeling, Soil-Water Dynamics, Sustainability, Water, Water-Energy-Food-Nexus

Professor

Graduate Faculty

rabi.mohtar@ag.tamu.edu

979-458-9886 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 224
College Station, TX 77843

Moore, Janie

Assistant Professor

janie.moore@ag.tamu.edu

979-458-4944 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 303B
College Station, TX 77843

Moreira, Rosana

Specializations: Dehydration, Extrusion, Food, Food Development, Food Education, Food Engineering, Food Processing Systems Modeling And Design, Food Safety And Technology, Food Safety Engineering, Freezing, Frying, Health, International Development, Irradiation, Predictive Microbiology

Professor

Graduate Faculty

rosana.moreira@ag.tamu.edu

979-847-8794 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 310
College Station, TX 77843

Morris, Cort

Student Assistant

cmorrris@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Mulgaonkar, Nirmitee

Graduate Assistant - Research

nirmitee.mulgaonkar@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Munster, Clyde

Specializations: Chemical Transport, Environment, Groundwater, Hydrology, Surface Water, SWAT Modeling, Water

Senior Professor

Graduate Faculty

c-munster@tamu.edu

979-847-8793 (p)

Hobgood Room 127
College Station, TX 77843

Nikolov, Zivko

Specializations: Bioenergy, Bioprocessing, Bioproducts, Economy, Food, Food Development

Professor

Graduate Faculty

zivko.nikolov@ag.tamu.edu

979-458-0763 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 303G
College Station, TX 77843

Pak, Hyoungmook

Graduate Assistant - Research

hyoungmook92@hotmail.com

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Parker, David

Associate Professor

dparker@wtamu.edu

806-651-2296 (p)

2501 4th Ave
Canyon, TX 79016

Porter, Dana

Specializations: Agricultural Water Management, Environment, Irrigation, Salinity Management, Soil, Water, Water Quality

Professor & Associate Department Head

Lubbock Research and Extension Center (affiliated)

Associate Department Head; Graduate Faculty

dana.porter@ag.tamu.edu

806-723-8426 (p)

806-723-8499 (f)

1102 E Drew Street
Lubbock, TX 79403

Pryor, Mikela

Graduate Assistant Extension

mikela1.pryor@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Pyka, Samuel

Student Worker

samuel.pyka1874@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

333 Spence Street
College Station, TX 77843

Ramirez, Violette

Graduate Research Assistant

vio3036@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall
College Station, TX 77843

Ramos, Gabriela

Graduate Assistant - Research

gaby.ramos37@gmail.com

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Riehl, Caleb

Graduate Assistant - Research

caleb_riehl@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Rodriguez, Ignacio

Professor

irodriguez@ocen.tamu.edu

979-845-1318 (p)

727 Ross Street
College Station, TX 77843

Rusk, Reese

Student Worker

rrusk72@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Samarasinghe, Nalin

Postdoctoral Research Associate

nalin1984@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Schweitzer, Mary

Program Manager P12

mary.schweitzer@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Searcy, Stephen

Specializations: Energy, Engineering, Environment, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Water, Water Use

Professor Emeritus

stephen.searcy@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-847-8828 (f)

205A AEPM Building
West Campus
College Station, TX 77843

Sebastian, Raul

Graduate Research Assistant

raul_sebastiancs@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Sedaghatdoost, Amir

Graduate Assistant - Research

a.sedaghatdoost@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Sehgal, Vinit

Graduate Assistant - Research

vinit@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Shaw, Garrett

Graduate Assistant - Research

garrett.shaw@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Silva Souza, Rodolfo

Postdoctoral Research Associate

rodolfo.silvasouza@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Simbi Mvuyekure, Rene Francis

Graduate Assistant - Research

Vernon Research and Extension Center (affiliated)

Graduate Assistant - Research

r.simbimvuyekure@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Singh, Rishabh

Graduate Research Assistant

irishabh1996@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Singh, Vijay

Specializations: Ecosystem, Environment, Hydrology, International Development, Mathematical Modeling, Risk Analysis, Urbanization And Land Use, Water, Water Engineering

Professor

Graduate Faculty

vijay.singh@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-7028 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 321
College Station, TX 77843

Smith, Brooke

Graduate Assistant - Research

blsmith5@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Smith, David

Extension Program Specialist I

Program Specialist

david.smith@ag.tamu.edu

979-862-1989 (p)

979-847-8828 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 301D
College Station, TX 77843

Smith, Patricia

Specializations: Ecological Engineering, Ecosystem, Environment, Hydrology, Land Use, Sustainability, Urbanization And Land Use, Water

Professor & Interim Department Head

patricia.smith@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3630 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 303I
College Station, TX 77843

Smith, Reagan

Student Assistant

braun@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Stark, Gregory

Specializations: Demand Response, Economy, Electrical Power, Electrical Standards, Energy, Sustainability

Associate Professor of the Practice

gregory.stark@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3949 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 320
College Station, TX 77843

Stegall, Stone

Student Assistant

skstegall@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Stranges, Sonya

Senior Administrative Coordinator I

Support Staff

sonya.stranges@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3995 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 202
College Station, TX 77843

Su, Qiong

Graduate Assistant - Research

joansusu@gmail.com

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Sunil Kumar, Fnu

Postdoctoral Research Associate

sunil.kumar@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Swanson, Charles

Specializations: Education And Training, Evapotranspiration Networks, Irrigation Scheduling, Irrigation Technology, Urban Landscape Irrigation, Water Conservation

Extension Program Specialist

Program Specialist

charles.swanson@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-5614 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 322B
College Station, TX 77843

Thomasson, Alex

Specializations: Cotton, Culturally Appropriate Technologies, Energy, Environment, Food, Food Development, Food Safety And Technology, International Development, Mechatronics, Sensing, Water

Professor

Graduate Faculty

john.thomasson@ag.tamu.edu

979-458-3598 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 207E
College Station, TX 77843

Tijani, Malik

Student Research Assistant

mastertijani1@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Verma, Suvarna

Student Assistant

suvarnaverma@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Wang, Haoqi

Graduate Assistant - Non-Teaching

haoqiwang@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Wang, Xiao

Graduate Assistant Research

qq418100083@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Wang, Xiao

Research Associate

xiao.wang@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Waters, Gus

Student Research Assistant

gustwaters@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

333 Spence Street
College Station, TX 77843

Wells, Cody

Student Assistant

cwells7546@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

979-862-3442 (f)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

White, Matthew

Student Assistant

mj_white@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

333 Spence Street
College Station, TX 77843

Womack, John

Student Research Assistant

womackj@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall
College Station, TX 77843

Wong, Charlemagne Martel

Student Research Assistant

charliew@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Woodson, Dorothy

Extension Program Specialist I

Dallas Research and Extension Center (affiliated)

Program Specialist

dotty.woodson@ag.tamu.edu

972-952-9688 (p)

979-952-9227 (f)

17360 Coit Road
Dallas, TX 75252

Yang, Chengxi

Research Assistant

chengxi.yang@ag.tamu.edu

972-231-5362 (p)

17360 Coit Road Dallas, TX 75252
Dallas, TX 75252

Yang, Tsz-Yi

Graduate Assistant - Teaching

yangze2065@gmail.com

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Yang, Xiaoying

Student Assistant

xiaoyingy@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843

Yang, Zhilin

Graduate Research Assistant

zlyang@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall
College Station, TX 77843

Yeager, Cheryl

Senior Business Administrator I

AgriLife Business Services (affiliated)

cheryl.yeager@ag.tamu.edu

979-845-3994 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 207A
College Station, TX 77843

Zhang, Meiyi

Student Research Assistant

teresa1217@tamu.edu

979-845-3931 (p)

Scoates Hall, Room 201
College Station, TX 77843