Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering GSA

Welcome to the Graduate Student Association Page!

Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering GSA

Welcome to the Graduate Student Association Page!


PresidentJordan Fischer


Jordan Fischer

CONTACT

  117 Ag Hall
  405.744.5431
  jordan.d.fischer@okstate.edu
    

ABOUT ME

”He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most high shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say unto my Lord he is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust…” (Psalm 91, Holy Bible King James Version). I have success because of the trust I put in my God. I follow him above all else, and will not compromise my faith to conform to a standard. Due to my faith, I am able to maintain a high level of composure. No one can know everything and therefore it is my opinion that ignorance is the basis for most mistakes, not vengeance. Thence, it is my job to maintain equanimity with others instead of degrading and berating them for making mistakes. This mentality assists me in part of my graduate appointment. Half of my appointment includes a teaching assistantship in which I am responsible for laboratory setup/teardown and assisting the professor. I also guide the students in hands on activities. My composure assists me with the other half of my graduate appointment, research. I can program in Python and LabView and have designed and tested prototypes for multiple projects. I am actively involved in the production of these prototypes with our machine shop, learning from them and understanding how products are manufactured. My mentality of a hands on approach and active learning causes myself to perform most of the maintenance on my own vehicle and property.

 

Vice President: Spencer Corey

 

Treasurer: Abigail Parnell


Abigail Parnell

CONTACT

  Ag Hall 209
  405.269.5812
  abigail.parnell@okstate.edu

ABOUT ME

Currently, Abigail is working on reviewing two Rapid Geomorphic Assessment methods to determine whether or not off-site resources and methods can be used to assess streambank stability.

Keywords

Rapid Geomorphic Assessment (RGA), BEHI, CSI, Streambank Stability, Bankfull Depth

 

Secretary, Webmaster & Social Media Guru: Collin Craige


Collin Craige

CONTACT

  117 Ag Hall
  580.775.3554
  charles.collin.craige@okstate.edu

ABOUT ME

I am knowledgeable in several programming languages, including the web programming suite, python, R, vba, and matlab. Additionally, I have developed websites (example A, example B) using both the Laravel and WordPress php frameworks. A considerable portion of my work focuses on developing graphic user interfaces for academic professionals. Examples of this work include a poultry house emission model and a customized robotic control and data logging system. I also work in embedded development, creating software and hardware for robotics, and automation projects related to agricultural technology.

My programming work has lead to a desire to learn more about GPU computing, the Linux operating system, and using microcomputers to make things 'smart'. Coming from an agricultural and mechanical background, my professional interests are in robotics, machinery, and software, specifically as they relate to advancing the current state-of-the-art in agricultural technology. In my free time I enjoy fishing and hanging out with my nephew.

 

GPSGA Representative: Magen Kegley

 

GPSGA RepresentativeAdrian Saenz


Adrian Saenz

CONTACT

  Ag Hall 209
  405.361.5618
  asaenz@okstate.edu
        

ABOUT ME

I am a second semester masters student studying Biosystems Engineering at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. I obtained my Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering with an Environmental Option from Oklahoma State University on May 2016. My educational goals are to purse a Fulbright, PeaceCorps, or AmeriCorps opportunity after my masters degree and eventually pursue a PhD. Ultimately, I aim to specialize my degree in water treatment, water systems design, and/or environmental conservation. My research interests include humanitarian projects aimed towards bettering communities across the globe and water treatment optimization projects that fulfill the changing water needs of our society.

 

Social Chair: Taylor Conley


Taylor Conley

CONTACT

  Ag Hall 209
  614.256.2361
  taylor.conley@okstate.edu

ABOUT ME

I am a masters student researching methods to improve the sealing quality of grain storage bins and minimize insect resistance to grain treatment.