Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science Student Teams Honored at ASABE Senior Design Competition

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Three Teams of Students Compete and Win at National Level

Several students from the UT Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science recently competed in national senior design competitions, hosted by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers and held virtually in July. Three teams of students received high honors for their work, landing in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in their respective competitions.

Logan Ashworth took first place in the Data Acquisition System competition for a project titled “Rapid Autonomous Corn Phenotyping.”

Mackensie Nelms and Mary Morris took home second place in the Autonomous Vehicle Recognition System competition for their project titled “Poultry Farm Security Gate.”

In the Floating Treatment Wetland Testing and Optimization competition, Emma Beach, Madison Oehler, Jenna Williams and Olivia Yates placed third.

Students were advised by Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science faculty members John Buchanan, Hao Gan, Shawn Hawkins, Andrea Ludwig and John Wilkerson.

UTIA students are honored at 6:36 and 6:53 in the awards presentation.


Beth Hall Davis

UTIA Marketing and Communications