Research Interests:

  • Commercial Poultry Housing Systems
  • Environmental Control for Animal Housing
  • Instrumentation and Sampling Methods
  • Water and Energy Conservation in Agriculture
  • Animal Instrumentation and tracking


  • Commercial Poultry Production
  • Poultry Housing Environmental Control
  • Poultry Housing Structures
  • Animal Bedding Materials and Management
  • Animal Instrumentation
  • Animal Tracking
  • Energy Conservation
  • Water Conservation
  • Heat Transfer
  • Spatial sampling methods  
PhD, Iowa State University, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, 2007
MS, University of Kentucky, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, 2004
BS, Texas A&M University, Agricultural Engineering, 2001