Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

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2017

A dairy long day lighting success story: MI dairy increases production and cuts costs

Thomas, A., Thelen, J., Go, A., Surbrook, T., Vanee, M. & Althouse, J. Jan 1 2017 2017 ASABE Annual International Meeting. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dairies
lighting
dairies
Lighting
milk production

Michigan Farm Energy Program

Van Zweden, B., Go, A. & Surbrook, T. Jan 1 2017 2017 ASABE Annual International Meeting. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Farms
Energy efficiency
farms
energy
energy efficiency

Survey of small Michigan livestock winter manure handling and economic assessment of policy change

Miller, S. R., Mann, J. T., Leschewski, A., Rozeboom, D., Safferman, S. & Smith, J. Jan 1 2017 2017 ASABE Annual International Meeting. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

manure handling
Manures
Farms
livestock
economics
2016

Laboratory investigation of nutrient fate during winter manure application

Smith, J. S., Safferman, S. I., Costentini, L. & Natsuki, I. 2016 2016 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, ASABE 2016. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Manures
animal manures
Nutrients
Soils
winter

Postharvest assessment of undesirable fibrous tissue (choking hazard) in fresh processing carrots using Vis/NIR hyperspectral images

Donis-González, I. R., Guyer, D. E. & Lu, R. Oct 1 2016 3rd International Conference on Fresh-Cut Produce: Maintaining Quality and Safety. International Society for Horticultural Science, Vol. 1141, p. 181-190 10 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 1141)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

hyperspectral imagery
carrots
sampling
image analysis
ready-to-eat foods

Predictive modelling under dynamic conditions in food processing environments

Valdramidis, V. P., Dolan, K., Telen, D. & Vanimpe, J. F. M. 2016 9th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2016, FOODSIM 2016. EUROSIS, p. 11-13 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Predictive Modeling
Food processing
Food Handling
food processing
Research Design
1 Citations

Removal of nutrients from agricultural drainage water using nano-engineered porous ceramic media

Dong, Y., Safferman, S., Tekesin, O., Sengupta, S., Schorr, J. R. & Revur, R. 2016 2016 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, ASABE 2016. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ceramics
drainage water
Phosphorus
Nutrients
Drainage
2015

A computer-aided operations system to optimize woody biomass feedstock storage and transportation

Lin, Y., Pan, F. & Srivastava, A. 2015 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2015. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 878-889 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

feedstocks
Feedstocks
Biomass
biomass
supply chain

An integrated approach involving EMO and HYDRUS-2D software for SWRT-based precision irrigation

Tutum, C. C., Guber, A. K., Deb, K., Smucker, A., Nejadhashemi, A. P. & Kiraz, B. Sep 10 2015 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 885-892 8 p. 7256984

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Evolutionary multiobjective Optimization
Irrigation
Multiobjective optimization
Membranes
Surface waters

Climate change and eastern Africa: A review of impact on major crops

Adhikari, U., Nejadhashemi, A. P. & Woznicki, S. A. 2015 ASABE 1st Climate Change Symposium: Adaptation and Mitigation. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 36-39 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

crop
climate change
production system
potato
agricultural production

Defining drought in the context of stream health

Esfahanian, E. & Nejadhashemi, A. P. 2015 ASABE 1st Climate Change Symposium: Adaptation and Mitigation. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 28-30 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

drought
health

Impacts of climate change on fish biological integrity within the Saginaw bay watershed

Herman, M. R., Nejadhashemi, A. P. & Daneshvar, F. 2015 ASABE 1st Climate Change Symposium: Adaptation and Mitigation. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 31-34 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

watershed
climate change
fish
streamflow
stakeholder

Mitigate air emissions from animal feeding operations and recover nutrients using an integrated water curtain- Microalgal culture system

Li, Q., Powers, W., Rozeboom, D., Liu, Y. & Liao, W. 2015 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2015. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 4, p. 2789-2799 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

animal feeding operations
Nutrients
Animals
air
Water

Risk-based multiple criteria decision analysis for ranking climate change mitigation scenarios

Sabbaghian, R. J., Nejadhashemi, A. P., Zarghami, M. & Shariff, M. B. 2015 ASABE 1st Climate Change Symposium: Adaptation and Mitigation. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 65-68 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

decision analysis
ranking
climate change mitigation
4 Citations

Self-powered wireless biosensing based on integration of paper-based microfluidics with self-Assembling RFID antennas

Yuan, M., Alocilja, E. C. & Chakrabartty, S. Dec 4 2015 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference: Engineering for Healthy Minds and Able Bodies, BioCAS 2015 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7348388

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Radio Frequency Identification Device
Microfluidics
assembling
Radio frequency identification (RFID)
radio frequencies
4 Citations

Sensing by growing antennas: A novel approach for designing passive RFID based biosensors

Yuan, M., Chahal, P., Alocilja, E. C. & Chakrabartty, S. Jul 27 2015 Proceedings - IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-July, p. 2121-2124 4 p. 7169098

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Radio frequency identification (RFID)
Biosensors
Silver
Pathogens
Antennas
2014

Discrete element modeling of bacterial cross contamination during almond processing

Suehr, Q. J., Jeong, S., Marks, B. P. & Ryser, E. T. 2014 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2014, ASABE 2014. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 4, p. 2849-2857 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

cross contamination
almonds
Contamination
Finite difference method
Moisture

Improvement of bioengineering courses through systems biology and bioprocess modeling

Dolan, K. D., Tang, Y. J. & Liao, W. 2014 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

MATLAB
Students
Process control
Agricultural engineering
Metabolic engineering

Microalgae cultivation from animal production exhaust air: Mitigate air emissions and recovery nutrients

Li, Q. F., Liu, Y., Liao, W. & Powers, W. 2014 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2014, ASABE 2014. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 5, p. 3314-3328 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microalgae
animal production
microalgae
Nutrients
Animals
1 Citations

Modeling heat profile of sugar beet pile during storage campaign

Shaaban, M., Beaudry, R., Marks, B. & Yousef, K. 2014 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2014, ASABE 2014. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 7, p. 5311-5319 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sugar beets
Beta vulgaris
sugar beet
Piles
air temperature
2 Citations

SWAT-SIR model for predicting fate and transport of manure-borne pathogens in fragmented agriculture-forest ecosystems

Guber, A. K., Williams, D. M., Quinn, A. C. D., Tamrakar, S. B., Rose, J. B. & Porter, W. F. 2014 Proceedings - 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software: Bold Visions for Environmental Modeling, iEMSs 2014. International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Vol. 3, p. 1474-1481 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Manures
Agriculture
Pathogens
Ecosystem
Ecosystems

The effect of changing almond water activity on thermal inactivation of Salmonella enteritidis PT30 during dry heating

Limcharoenchat, P., Marks, B. P. & Jeong, S. 2014 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2014, ASABE 2014. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 7, p. 5078-5086 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Salmonella enteritidis
Salmonella
heat inactivation
Salmonella Enteritidis
almonds

The effect of recovery on modeling inactivation of bacillus spores on HVAC filters

Murali, B. & Mitchell, J. 2014 Proceedings - 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software: Bold Visions for Environmental Modeling, iEMSs 2014. International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Vol. 3, p. 1492-1499 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bacilli
Recovery
Filter
Modeling
Quantification
1 Citations

The QMRA Wiki: A social media tool for interdisciplinary and interagency collaboration for quantitative microbial risk assessment

Mitchell, J., Weir, M. H., Van Osch, W. & Rose, J. 2014 Proceedings - 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software: Bold Visions for Environmental Modeling, iEMSs 2014. International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Vol. 3, p. 1513-1520 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Social Media
Risk Assessment
Risk assessment
Calculator
Dose-response
2013
2 Citations

AuNP-DNA biosensor for rapid detection of salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis

Alocilja, E. C., Zhang, D. & Shi, C. 2013 ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1143, p. 43-53 11 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1143)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Salmonella
Biosensors
DNA
Nanoparticles
Carbon

Effect of in-woods storage of unprocessed logging residue on biomass feedstock quality

Lin, Y. & Pan, F. 2013 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2013, ASABE 2013. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 968-982 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

feedstocks
Feedstocks
logging
Wood
Biomass

Fractionation and recovery of lignin and xylan from alkali liquors - C Characterization for biorefinery processes

Stoklosa, R. & Hodge, D. 2013 International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference 2013, IBBC 2013. TAPPI Press, p. 68-81 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fractionation
Lignin
Recovery
Xylans

Integrating NIR reflectance, Vis/NIR interactance, and hyperspectral imaging systems data to predict physiological status of potato tubers

Rady, A. M. & Guyer, D. 2013 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2013, ASABE 2013. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 6, p. 5202-5216 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

physiological state
Imaging systems
reflectance
tubers
image analysis

Pyrolysis and electrocatalysis of extractive ammonia-processed lignin to increase the value of sugar-platform based bioenergy systems

Saffron, C. M., Garedew, M., Li, Z., Sousa, L. D., Kelkar, S., Jackson, J. E. & Dale, B. E. 2013 Sustainable Engineering Forum 2013 - Core Programming Area at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future. AIChE, p. 666 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Agricultural runoff
Electrocatalysis
Lignin
Sugars
Ammonia
2012

Construction, start-up, and operation of a plug flow anaerobic digester on the Michigan State University Dairy Farm

Faivor, L. L., Kirk, D. M. & Holzwart, D. E. 2012 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2012, ASABE 2012. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 1, p. 860-878 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

anaerobic digesters
Dairies
dairy farming
Farms
Hydrogen Sulfide

On-chip dielectrophoretic separation and concentration of viable, non-viable and viable but not culturable (VBNC) Escherichia coli

Packard, M. M., Shusteff, M. & Alocilja, E. C. 2012 Technical Proceedings of the 2012 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2012. p. 21-24 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Escherichia coli
Bacteria
Nucleic acids
Public health
Electrophoresis

Optimal water allocation in irrigation networks based on real time climatic data

Parsinejad, M., Yazdi, A. B., Araghinejad, S., Nejadhashemi, P. & Tabrizi, M. S. 2012 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2012, ASABE 2012. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 6, p. 5302-5317 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

water allocation
Evapotranspiration
Irrigation
evapotranspiration
irrigation

Phenotypic and multi-omic approaches to address molecular bottlenecks in the fermentation of lignocellulose into ethanol by saccharomyces cerevisiae

Sato, T., Wohlbach, D., Lewis, J., Zhang, Y., Jin, M., Bukhman, Y., Schackwitz, W., Pennacchio, C., Hodge, D., Balan, V., Dale, B. E. & Gasch, A. 2012 AIChE 2012 - 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Xylose
Yeast
Fermentation
Ethanol
Cellulosic ethanol

Quantifying water use and efficiency on dairy farms, throughout Michigan

McLachlan, K., Safferman, S., Cullens, F., Holzwart, D. E. & Faivor, L. L. 2012 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2012, ASABE 2012. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 3, p. 2495-2500 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

water utilization
Dairies
dairy farming
Farms
Water
1 Citations

Rapid evaluation of physiological status of potato tubers using visible/near-infrared spectroscopic methods

Rady, A. M. & Guyer, D. 2012 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2012, ASABE 2012. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 1031-1056 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

physiological state
Sugar (sucrose)
tubers
reflectance
Sucrose
2011

AHP pretreatment, high solid loading enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation of switchgrass for ethanol production

Liu, T. & Hodge, D. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Enzymatic hydrolysis
Fermentation
Ethanol
ferulic acid
Xylose

An anaerobic bacterial treatment of corn stover to prepare a biorefining feedstock

MacLellan, J., Yue, Z., Kraemer, R. & Liao, W. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feedstocks
Cellulose
Biofuels
Methane
Seed
2 Citations

Antibody immobilization on conductive polymer coated nonwoven fibers for biosensors

McGraw, S. K., Alocilja, E. C., Senecal, K. J. & Senecal, A. G. 2011 Technical Proceedings of the 2011 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2011. Vol. 3, p. 56-59 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biosensors
Antibodies
Polymers
Pathogens
Fibers

Aqueous phase hydrogenation and hydrodeoxygenation of bio-oil model compounds under mild temperature and pressure

Li, Z., Saffron, C. M., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydrogenation
Oils
Furaldehyde
Furfural
Guaiacol

Effect of transition metal catalyst on lignin oxidation during alkaline hydrogen peroxide pretreatment

Li, Z. & Hodge, D. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lignin
Hydrogen peroxide
Hydrogen Peroxide
Transition metals
Oxidation

Evaluation of lipid accumulation from cellulosic sugars by Mortierella Isabellina for biodiesel production

Ruan, Z., Zanotti, M., Wang, X., Ducey, C. & Liu, Y. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biofuels
Biodiesel
Sugars
Lipids
Xylose

Exploring relationships between in-stream conditions and ecological health under landuse and climate scenarios using a watershed model

Einheuser, M. D., Nejadhashemi, P., Wang, L. & Sowa, S. 2011 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2011, ASABE 2011. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 6, p. 4877-4917 41 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

hydrologic models
land use
climate
fish
fuzzy logic
2 Citations

Novel, rapid DNA-based on-chip bacterial identification system combining dielectrophoresis and amplification-free fluorescent resonance energy transfer assisted in-situ hybridization (FRET-ISH)

Packard, M. M., Shusteff, M. & Alocilja, E. C. 2011 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8099, 80990J

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dielectrophoresis
In Situ Hybridization
Denaturation
system identification
Nucleic acids

Statistical verification of a biochemical methane potential test

Faivor, L. L. & Kirk, D. M. 2011 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2011, ASABE 2011. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 6, p. 5200-5219 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

methane
chemical oxygen demand
biogas
bottles
testing
1 Citations

Thermochemical conversion of Palm kernel shell (PKS) to bio-energy

Okoroigwe, E. C., Li, Z., Unachukwu, G., Stuecken, T. & Saffron, C. 2011 ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2011. PARTS A, B, AND C ed. p. 1183-1191 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Palm oil
Ashes
Heating
Cooking
Chemical properties

Vegetative filter strips: Surface and subsurface water quality

Larson, R. A. & Safferman, S. I. 2011 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2011, ASABE 2011. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 5, p. 3990-3998 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

filter strips
soil depth
groundwater
water quality
biochemical oxygen demand
2010

Assessing the impacts of climate change on Best Management Practices (BMPs) implementation strategies

Woznicki, S. A. & Nejadhashemi, A. P. 2010 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2010, ASABE 2010. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 1028-1051 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

best management practices
Climate Change
Climate
Practice Guidelines
climate change

Differentiation of decayed and healthy tissue in fresh Michigan chestnuts using X-ray computed tomography (CT) imaging

Donis-González, I. R., Guyer, D. E., Pease, A. & Fulbright, D. W. 2010 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2010, ASABE 2010. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 3, p. 2465-2479 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

chestnuts
X Ray Computed Tomography
Castanea
computed tomography
X-radiation

Evaluating the impacts of land use changes on hydrologic responses in the agricultural regions of Michigan and Wisconsin

Nejadhashemi, A. P., Shen, C., Wardynski, B. J. & Mantha, P. S. 2010 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2010, ASABE 2010. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 3, p. 2091-2119 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

land use change
Water
Soil
Groundwater
Great Lakes Region

The effect of multiple classification algorithms applied to a genotypic, library-dependent microbial source tracking dataset

Pope, J. M., Haas, C. N., Ryan, M. O. & Rose, J. B. 2010 American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition 2010, ACE 2010, Papers.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

watershed
water
effluent
surface water
waterfowl