BAE announces 15 graduate student travel awards

Congratulations to the 15 graduate students who have won travel awards this spring. Each of the recipients will recieve $600 toward travel to meetings and conferences at which they will present their research.

The full list of research, student awardees (whose names below are in bold and starred), co-authors and travel destinations follows:

Biological Systems Engineering Graduate Travel Award Presentations
May 29, 2018

Analysis of Energy Consumption during Walnut Dehydration in California
Shira Bergman* and Irwin Donis-Gonzalez
ASABE 2018 Annual International Meeting

Sustainable Strategies for Container Citrus Nursery Production Using Soilless Culture Methods
Ferisca Putri*, Heiner Lieth and Tien-Chieh Hung
ASABE 2018 Annual International Meeting

Development of an Artificial Neural Network Approach for Predicting Plant Water Status in Almonds
Julie Meyers
*, I. Kisekka, S. K. Upadhyaya and G. Michelon
ASABE 2018 Annual International Meeting

Microalgae Cultivation, Harvest, and Water Recycling Using Processed Anaerobic Digestate as Feedstock
Tyler Barzee*, Cody Yothers, Abdolhossein Edalati, Hamed El-Mashad, Annaliese Franz and Ruihong Zhang
ASABE 2018 Annual International Meeting

Theoretical Modeling and Experimental Study on Volatile Fatty Acid Production from Almond Hulls through Anaerobic fermentation
Ke Wang
*, Abdolhossein Edalati and Ruihong Zhang
ASABE 2018 Annual International Meeting

Effect of Solid Separation on Mitigation of Methane Emission in Dairy Manure Lagoons
Abdolhossein Edalati
*, Yike Chen, Hamed El-Mashad, Xingjun Lin, Tyler Barzee, Steve Zicari and Ruihong Zhang
ASABE 2018 Annual International Meeting

Particle Size Distribution and Effect of Solid Removal on Biomethane Potential Reduction in Flushed Dairy Manure
Yike Chen
*, Abdolhossein Edalati, Hamed M. El-Mashad and Ruihong Zhang
ASABE 2018 Annual International Meeting

Optimization and validation of Rancimat operational parameters to determine walnut-oil oxidative stability
Lucia Felix-Palomares
* and Irwin R., Donis-Gonzalez
The American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) Annual Meeting

A Comprehensive Stress Index for Evaluating Plant Water Status in Almonds
Kelley Drechsler
*, Isaya Kisekka, Shrinivasa Upadhyaya
International Conference on Precision Agriculture

Walnut structure and its influence on hydration and drying kinetics
Chang Chen*, Chandrasekar Venkitasamy, Ragab Khir and Zhongli Pan
Institute of Food Technology Food Expo and Annual Meeting

Process Development for Antioxidant Extraction from Wet Pomegranate Peel
Xingzhu Wu*, Chandrasekar Venkitasamy and Zhongli Pan
Institute of Food Technology Food Expo and Annual Meeting

Starch and Protein Hydrolysis during Gastric Digestion of Quinoa using Static and Dynamic in Vitro Gastric Digestion Models
Yamile Mennah-Govela*, Gail Bornhorst and Danny Tagle-Freire
Institute of Food Technology Food Expo and Annual Meeting

Techno-economic analysis of algae and algae grazer in co-culture
Lauren Jabusch* and Jean VanderGheynst
8th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts

Cultivation of Hermetia illucens L.onalmond by-products: Impacts of moisture, nitrogen and particle size
Lydia G. Palma*, Jean S. VanderGheynst, Shannon J. eballos, Paulina C. Johnson, Deb Niemeier and Maurice Pitesky
Insects to Feed the World (IFW2018)

Impact of Particle Breakdown and Bile Salts on the Bioacccessibility of Lipids from Fractured Almonds
Clay Swackhamer*, Ameer Taha an Gail Bornhorst
Conference of Food Engineering

 

*graduate student presenter

Contact:

Ruihong Zhang, Professor and Graduate Program Chair, Email: rhzhang@ucdavis.edu

Lauren Mendoza, Graduate Coordinator, Email: llmendoza@ucdavis.edu