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100-Year Celebration

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

100-Year Celebration

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

January 19th, 2023; Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

History of ABE Department: Walk Down Memory Lane, Where We Have Been and Where We Are

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Dr. Dorota Haman
(Emeritus Faculty, ABE, 1985-2018)

• View Dr. Haman's Bio •

Alumni - Maria Zamora Re
Carrying Dr. Haman's Legacy Forward


Dr. Fedro Zazueta
(Emeritus Faculty, ABE, 1982-2017)

• View Dr. Zazueta's Bio •

Alumni - Jiannong Xin
Carrying Dr. Zazueta's Legacy Forward

February 16th, 2023; Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM • McCarty Hall D, G001

Development and Evolution of the DSSAT Cropping System Model for Local to Global Applications

• PromoAgenda • Seminar Flyer • Seminar Recording •


Dr. Gerrit Hoogenboom
(Professor, ABE, 2016-)

• View Dr. Hoogenboom's Bio •

Alumni - Patricia Moreno
Carrying Dr. Hoogenboom's Legacy Forward


Dr. Jim Jones
(Emeritus Faculty, ABE, 1977-2011)

• View Dr. Jones' Bio •

Alumni - Jawoo Koo
Carrying Dr. Jones' Legacy Forward

March 23rd, 2023; Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Dedicated to Dr. Ken Campbell

Water Systems Analysis and Modeling to address State, National and Global Water Issues: UF ABE Core Expertise

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Presented by:

• Dr. Michael Dukes • Bio

• Dr. Wendy Graham (Professor, ABE, 1989-) • Bio

• Dr. David Kaplan • Bio

• Dr. Rachata (Chot) Muneepeerakul • Bio

• Dr. Rafa Munoz-Carpena (Professor, ABE, 2001-) • Bio

Alumni - Alice Alonso, Geraldine Klarenberg, & Natalie Nelson
Carrying Dr. Carpena's Legacy Forward


Alumni - Vibhava Srivastava
Carrying Dr. Graham's Legacy Forward

April 20th, 2023; Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

UF ABE’s 100 Years of Advancing Specialty Crop Production and Harvesting Through Mechanization, Precision Agriculture, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence

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Presented by:

• Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis (Associate Professor, ABE, 2017-) • Bio

• Dr. Tom Burks (Professor, ABE, 2000-) • Bio

• Dr. Won Suk Lee (Professor, ABE, 2000-) • Bio

Alumni - Shirin Ghatrehsamani
Carrying Dr. Ampatzidis' Legacy Forward

Alumni - Hao Gan
Carrying Dr. Lee's Legacy Forward

May 18th, 2023; Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

ABE Centennial Seminar Series: Dr. Leslie Gowdish and Mr. Robert Horton

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The Journey from Agricultural and Biological Engineering to Technology Enablement

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Enhancing Resilience Capabilities for Critical Infrastructure using Digital Twins: A DFW Case Study

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AUGUST 17TH, 2023; TIME: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Presented by:
Madison Keller (Product Development Engineer, Printpak) • Bio

Madison will be discussing her experience in the UF ABE department, how to make the most out of your time on campus, and how to jump into a hands-on industry role straight out of college.

So, It’s Time To Leave Frazier Rogers - Now What?!

Presented by:
Drew Scatizzi (Lead analyst, Duke)

In this seminar, Drew will talk about how to make the most of your ABE education and UF experience to be successful in private industry. Discover valuable insights, hone essential skills, and secrets to leveraging your academic journey.

SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2023; TIME: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ABE CENTENNIAL SEMINAR SERIES: PANEL FEATURING Mr. Michael Register, Mr. Charles Shinn, and Mr. Jason Strenth

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October 26th, 2023; Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Agricultural and Biological Engineering: Looking Ahead Next 10-20 Years
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