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July/August 2014 Vol. 21 No. 4 Magazine Staff: Donna Hull, Publisher,; Sue Mitrovich, Managing Editor,; Glenn Laing, Technical Editor,; Melissa Miller, Professional Opportunities and Production Editor,; Sandy Rutter, Professional Listings,; Darrin Drollinger, ASABE Executive Director, Editorial Board: Chair Tony Grift, University of Illinois; Past Chair Brian Steward, Iowa State University; Thomas Brumm, Iowa State University; Victor Duraj, University of California, Davis; Israel Sunday Dunmade, Mount Royal University of Calgary; Rafael Garcia, USDA-ARS; Christopher Henry, University of Arkansas; Shane Williams, Kuhn North America; Chad Yagow, John Deere Harvester Works; Jeong Yeol Yoon, University of Arizona. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World (ISSN 1076-3333) (USPS 009-560) is published six times per year— January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December—by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Resource, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. Periodical postage is paid at St. Joseph, MI, USA, and additional post offices. SUBSCRIPTIONS: Contact ASABE order department, 269-932-7004. COPYRIGHT 2014 by American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Permission to reprint articles available on request. Reprints can be ordered in large quantities for a fee. Contact Donna Hull, 269-932-7026. Statements in this publication represent individual opinions. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World and ASABE assume no responsibility for statements and opinions expressed by contributors. Views advanced in the editorials are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position of ASABE. engineering and technology for a sustainable world July/August 2014 FEATURES Stepping up to the mic ... 4 William Kisaalita A professor’s broad perspective 6 Carey Smith A successful business with a memorable name 6 8 Brock Faulkner Hometown roots and global vision 10 Temple Grandin “The world needs all kinds of minds” 14 Kirk Gowen Meeting the future head on 16 Engineering Degree Programs Need Curriculum Reform D. Raj Raman and Amy L. Kaleita “ ... other than general engineering topics, our discipline lacks a canon.” 10 20 An Intelligent Sprayer Heping Zhu Nursery and orchard growers have been waiting for new technology that can increase their spray application efficiency, ensure worker safety, and improve profitability. 28 Agricultural and Biological Engineering VISUAL CHALLENGE 4 28 Resource presents the 4th challenge to communicate with images that reflect the profession. UPDATE 22 24 25 26 27 Mapping honey bees using tiny backpack sensors UT Austin team converts yeast cells into “sweet crude” biofuel Boeing and partners look to harvest biofuel from desert plants Potatoes could step up performance under climate change pressure Bright pulses of light could make space veggies more nutritious ON THE COVER Clockwise from upper left corner: Temple Grandin, William Kisaalita, Carey Smith, Kirk Gowen, and Brock Faulkner. Microphone photo © jamesbin | 22 DEPARTMENTS 2 29 30 31 From the President/Events Calendar Professional Opportunities Professional Listings ASABE to Co-Chair Engineers Week 2015 Sonia Maassel Jacobsen and Dolores Landeck American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2950 Niles Road St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA 269.429.0300, fax 269.429.3852, 31

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