Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

ABE Departmental Seminars

ABE I4 Seminar Series

Interactive, Intriguing, Inspiring, and Interesting

The Department presents weekly seminars during the academic year. The seminars are intended to be Interactive, Intriguing, Inspiring, and Interesting (I4). A variety of topics are presented by speakers from the Department, the Colleges of Engineering and ACES, other units across campus, and experts invited from across the nation and the world. Topics include not only technical subjects, but also current economic and social issues that are of interest to Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

The seminars are held on Friday’s during the lunch hour in Room 204 Agricultural Engineering Sciences Building (AESB). Pizza is served at 11:45 am with the program beginning at noon.

The I4 Seminar schedule for the Fall 2014 semester is……

DATE SPEAKER AFFILIATION TITLE OF PRESENTATION
8/29/2014 George Czapar Associate Dean & Director, U of IL Extension "University of Illinois Extension: Future Direction"
9/05/2014 Morgan Hayes ABE, UIUC "Livestock Extension and Applied Research Programming"
9/12/2014 Chuck Tucker Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Innovation, UIUC Campus conversations on undergraduate education
9/19/2014 Al Hansen & Students Professor, ABE, UIUC "Project-based Study Abroad Program in South Africa"
9/26/2014 Laura Hahn Director, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Linguistics, Assistant Professor, ABE, UIUC Global learning
10/03/2014 Alex Winter-Nelson Professor, Agricultural & Consumer Economics, UIUC ACES-International engagements
10/10/2014 Career Services Industry Panel Various company representatives Company representatives discuss employment opportunities and preparing ABE/TSM students
10/17/2014 Bob Aherin Professor, ABE, UIUC ABE safety and health programs
10/24/2014 Robert Moreau Research Leader, USDA/ARS/ERRC Perspectives on Distillers Corn Oil and Distillers Milo Oil for Biofuels and Animal Feed Applications
10/31/2014 To be determined
11/07/2014 To be determined
11/14/2014 Prasanta Kalita Professor, ABE, UIUC ADM Institute activities and future plans
11/21/2014 Hans Blascheck  

Bioenergy Programs

11/28/2014 NO SEMINAR, Fall Break
12/05/2014 K.C. Ting Professor & ABE Department Head, UIUC "Planning for the Future"