Conference Coordination Committee

CHAIR
Ajit Srivastava, Professor, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University

Prof. Sreekala Bajwa, Chair, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, North Dakota State University

Mr. Darrin Drollinger, Executive Director, ASABE

Prof. Dorota Haman, Head, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida

Mr. Maynard Herron, Engineering Manager, AGCO Corporation, and President-Elect, ASABE

Dr. Terry Howell, Product Development Manager, McKee Foods, and Past-President, ASABE

Prof. Prasanta Kalita, Director, ADM Institute of Post-harvest Loss Prevention

Prof. Dirk Maier, Associate Director, Global Food Security Consortium, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University

Prof. Linus Opara, South African Research Chair in Postharvest Technology, Stellenbosch University

Prof. K.C. Ting, Head, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Prof. Lalit Verma, Head, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas, and Past-President, ASABE

Prof. Mary Leigh Wolfe, Head, Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, and President, ASABE

Advisory Committee

CHAIR
Terry Howell, Jr., McKee Foods Corporation, and Past-President, ASABE

Dr. Robert Bertram, Chief Scientist, U.S. Agency for International Development

Dr. Stanford Blade, Dean, University of Alberta

Ambassador (ret.) Eric Bost, Assistant Director – External Relations, The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture

Prof. Josse De Baerdemaeker, KU- Leuven

Dr. Robert Easter, President Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mr. Yoshisuke Kishida, President, Shin-Norinsha Co. Ltd.

John Mathew, Pepsico Global Research and Development

Ms. Carol Moore, Director – Global Alliances and Strategic Initiatives, Heifer International

Prof. Steven Raine, Executive Director, Institute for Agriculture and the Environment, Toowoomba

Dr. Gajendra Singh, Adjunct Professor, Indian Agricultural Research Institute

Dr. Margaret Zeigler, Executive Director, Global Harvest Initiative

Partners Committee

CHAIR
Lalit R. Verma, University of Arkansas, and Past-President, ASABE

Prof. Babatunde Adewumi, Nigerian Institute of Agricultural Engineers

Prof. Jose Francisco Aguilar, University of Costa Rica

Prof. Noble Banadda, Makerere University

Prof. Chang-Hyun Choi, Korean Society for Agricultural Machinery

Prof. Ayub N. Gitau, University of Nairobi

Dr. Emmanuel Hugo, EurAgEng

Prof. Tadeusz Juliszewski, CIGR

Dr. Nicholas Kiggundu, Makerere University, Uganda

Dr. Yoshisuke Kishida, Science Council of Japan

Dr. Shujun Li, CIGR; Chinese Academy of Agricultural Mechanization Sciences

Prof. Ta-Te Lin, Taiwan Institute of Biomechatronics

Mr. Vicente Angeles Montiel, University of Chapingo

Prof. Daniella Jorge de Moura, Brazilian Society of Agricultural Engineering; Latin American and Caribbean Association of Agricultural Engineering

Mr. Maimbo Malesu, Southern & Eastern African Rainwater Network, World Agroforestry Centre

Mr. Joseph Mpagalile, U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization

Prof. Ademola Olorunfemi, Nigerian Society of Engineers

Mr. Jaime Orjuela Osorio, Colombian Association of Food Science and Technology

Dr. N.C. Patel, Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers

Prof. Vijaya Raghavan, Canadian Society of Bioengineering

Dr. Amauri Rosenthal, Brazilian Corporation for Agricultural Research

Mr. Erik Schmidt, National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture, University of South Queensland

Prof. C. Soerensen, Aarhus University, 2016 CIGR Conference

Mr. Alastair Taylor, The Institution of Agricultural Engineers

Mr. David Tinker, EurAgEng

Dr. Omar Trujillo Jimenez, Universidad El Bosque

Ms. Isobel van der Stoepe, South African Institute of Agricultural Engineering