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Expert in Livestock Waste Management, Composting, Air Quality, Water Quality, and Particulate Matter (PM)

Expert ID: 732934 North Dakota, USA

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Expert serves on the USDA Agricultural Air Quality Task Force (AAQTF). For last 20 years, he has conducted research and outreach activities on animal waste and mortality management, air emission from livestock production facility and land application of manure. His activities have also included water quality monitoring of feedlot runoff as well as dust/Particulate Matter (PM) emissions from livestock and agricultural practices.

Recently, Expert worked with USDA-APHIS as a consultant to manage poultry mortality due to AI.

Worked with USDA-APHIS and provided technical service on mortality composting in 2015.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Fargo, North Dakota

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2004 Degree: Ph.D Subject: Agricultural Engineering Institution: University of Manitoba, Canada
Year: 2000 Degree: M.Sc Subject: Biosystems Engineering Institution: University of Manitoba, Canada
Year: 1997 Degree: M.Eng Subject: Agricultural Engineering Institution: Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok
Year: 1992 Degree: B. Sc. Subject: Agricultural Engineering Institution: Bangladesh Agricultural University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2014 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Associate Professor Department: Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Responsibilities: Research 80%, Teaching 20%
Conducting research on mitigating GHG and H2S using nanoparticles; measuring GHG from land application of manure, quantifying PM10 and PM2.5 .
Teaching electricity and electronics in agriculture. Previously taught Postharvest Technology.
Years: 2008 to 2014 Employer: North Dakota State University Title: Assistant Professor Department: Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Responsibilities: Research 80%, Extension 20%
Conducted research on composting, measurement of GHG and H2S from livestock production operations; measuring GHG from land application of manure.
Extension-Outreach activities with producers and stakeholders, published Extension bulletin, presentation and field days.
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Texas A&M University Title: Post-Doc Research Associate Department: Biological and Agricultural Engineering Responsibilities: Conducted research on new technologies to mitigate nutrients and air quality.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2016 to Present Agency: USDA Role: Agricultural Air Quality Task Force Member Description: Provide science-based solutions and conservation practices that enhance air quality and reduce the impact of emissions associated with agricultural practices.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Excellent
Bengali Excellent

Fields of Expertise

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