Dr. Ajit Srivastava

Dr. Ajit Srivastava
Chairperson and Professor
Department of Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering

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Teaching:

  • BE 835 Engineering Analysis and Optimization of   Biological Systems

Research Interests:

  • Machinery Systems for Food Production and   Processing
  • Dimensional Analysis and Similitude Modeling
  • Bioenergy / Supply Chain of Feedstock

Current Projects:

  • Analysis and modeling of woody   biomass supply chain for bioenergy.
  • A project is underway to convert turkey litter to   energy via direct   combustion. Studies are underway to redesign the burner, pelletizing turkey   litter, study gas emissions, and heating a   greenhouse.

Research Titles:

  • Bioenergy / Supply Chain of Feedstock.
  • Technology and Principles for Assessing and   Retaining Postharvest Quality of   Fruit and Vegetables.