DCC

Designated Campus Colleagues
Contact
John Barnes
Associate

A member of Desert Tech Investors, LLC and RapidBio Systems, Inc. (a subsidiary of Desert Tech Investors) and has been a main project manager for the E. coli biosensor project in Jeong-Yeol Yoon's Biosensors Laboratory at the University of Arizona.

Eduardo Bautista
Associate
Donald Clifford
Volunteer, Shop and Fabrication Lab

Full-time volunteer at the ABE Fabrication shop, regularly assists students in design and other projects.

James Ebeling
Associate
Turki Faisal Al Rasheed
Visiting Associate

Dr Turki Faisal Al Rasheed, a UA Alumnus, is spearheading a joint collaboration between UA and several Saudi Arabia universities namely Hail,  Al Baha, and Prince Sattam  which aim to improve the standard of living of rural farmers in Saudi Arabia and other countries. 
Riyadh, KSA  tfrasheed@email.arizona.edu

Pablo Garcia
Associate
Raphael Gruener
Associate
Douglas Hunsaker
Associate
Mike Kazz
Associate

Grecyle, A Yellow Grease to Biodiesel Company. www.grecycle.com

Roger Kern
Associate
Iram Mondaca
Associate

ABE Ph.D. graduate; continues to work with the department by sending students to us and collaborating on bioenergy research. Profesor-Investigador at Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora, Ciudad Obregón Area, Mexico.
 

Michael Munday
Associate

The chairman of Hungry Planets Systems & Services, LLC, Munday was appointed as associate designated campus colleague of the Department of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering at The University of Arizona, and is a designated colleague of the UA-Controlled Environment Agriculture Center.

Mark Nearing
Associate
Mary Nichols
Associate

Southwest Watershed Research

John Perchorowicz
Associate

Consultant for Desert Tech Investors and RapidBio Systems, and has evaluated the performance of the E. coli biosensor developed by Jeong-Yeol Yoon's Biosensors Laboratory at the University of Arizona.

John Replogle
Associate

Member of ABE's Industrial Advisory Committee and has served as a member and/or co-adviser on several graduate student committees. Dr. John Replogle, world renowned Hydraulic Engineer and Inventor of the Replogle Flume (a flow measurement structure for open channel applications in irrigation canals).

Mark Riley
Associate

Former department head; interests in bioprocessing opportunities.

Patricia Rorabaugh
Designated Campus Colleague, Professor Emeritus

Controlled Environment Agriculture Center
patrora@ag.arizona.edu
 

Phillip Sadler
Associate
Robert Shatz
Associate

Public/private business ventures to improve food production systems and increase community sustainability.

Tadashi Takakura
Associate

 
Visiting professor from Okinawa Agricultural Research Center, Japan;  spent much time working with Ken Jordan in the late 1980’s through the 1990’s and up until Ken died in 2005, taught a class for ten summers on “Simulation of Biological Systems” (ABE/CHEE/BME 482/582  last taught in 2008) ; has more recently worked with Murat Kacira, Gene Giacomelli and Chieri Kubota; interested in maintaining relationship for future research exchange opportunities.
 

Kelly Thorp
Associate

Focuses primarily on the development and application of informational technologies for understanding agricultural system processes and improving management of water and nutrients for crop production.  Develops strategies for remote sensing data collection and algorithms for remote sensing image processing.