Water Quality and Biofuels
Dr. Brian Boman, Professor of Agricultural Engineering, leads IRREC's Water Quality program. An expert in irrigation as it pertains to crop production, Dr. Boman develops, implements and evaluates agricultural best management practices (BMPs). Additional areas of his work involve water and nutrient management for agricultural crops, and crop water use; design, operation, and maintenance of irrigation systems; and agricultural development in third world countries.
In addition to Dr. Boman's water quality programs, his is also leading research for candidate crops for biofuels production.