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Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Dr. Richard Scholtz

Senior Lecturer, Sustainable Agriculture

Program Areas

  • Teaching
    • ABE 4042C: Agricultural & Biological Engineering Design I
    • ABE 4231C: Irrigation & Drainage Engineering
    • AOM 3734: Principles and Practices of Irrigation in Florida
    • AOM 4933: Professional Practices in Agricultural Operations

Dr. Scholtz specializes in engineering and management practices geared to the promotion of sustainable agriculture and the environment, specifically those methods dealing with water and nutrient resources

Contact Information

rscholtz@ufl.edu

352-294-6704

Office:
107 Frazier Rogers Hall

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 110570
Gainesville, FL 32611-0570

  • Education
    • Ph.D. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, 2002
    • M.S. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, 1999
    • B.S. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, 1997
  • Professional Experience
    • 2012 - Present
      Lecturer, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida
    • 2007 - 2012
      Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida
    • 2003 - 2007
      Research Associate, Volunteer, and Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida
    • 1998 - 2002
      Graduate Research & Teaching Fellow, and Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida
  • Publications
  • Awards and Honors
    • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Educator Award, 2019
    • ASABE FL Outstanding Service Award, 2016
    • Young Educator Award, Florida Section of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2003
    • National Science Foundation – Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Fellow, 2000 - 2003
    • Member, Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society
    • Member, Alpha Epsilon, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Honor Society
    • Member, Gamma Sigma Delta, Agricultural Honor Society
  • Other Professional Activities
    • Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
    • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
    • American Society of Civil Engineers
    • Sigma Xi
    • American Indian Science and Engineering Society