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Dr. Ganesh Bora

Ph. D. Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Kansas State University

M. Eng. Agricultural Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Post Grad Diploma in Human Resource Mgmt., Indira Gandhi National Open University, India

B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, India

Ganesh BoraGanesh C. Bora
Assistant Professor
Room 105
Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
North Dakota State University
NDSU Dept. 7620, PO Box 6050
Fargo ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-7271; Fax: 701-231-1008

Interim Director, Bio-imaging and Sensing Center

Adjunct Professor, Kazakh National Agrarian University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Graduate Assistantship - Machinery/Precision Agriculture


  • Teaching
  • Research

Expertise Areas

  • Precision agricultural technology
  • Agricultural systems management
  • Machinery systems engineering
  • Mechanical harvesting
  • Agricultural energy
  • Instrumentation


  • ASM 115, Fundamentals of Ag Systems Management
  • ASM 475/675, Management of Agricultural Systems
  • ASM 454/654, Principles and Applications of Precision Agriculture
  • ABEN 486-487, Senior Design Project I and II
  • ABEN 494, Individual Study - Design in Ag and Biosystems Engineering
  • ABEN 494, Individual Study - Humanatarian Engineering
  • ABEN 758, Applied Computer Imaging and Sensing Tech.

Current Research

  • Energy Savings in Adopting Precision Agricultural Technology
  • Remote Sensing in Crop and Range Management
  • Weed Recognition Using Image-processing Technique
  • Different Tillage Systems in Soybean Production
  • Impact of Precision Planting on Sunflower Yield and Diseases
  • Capstone Projects

Professional Activities

  • National Co-Chair: "Safety, PPE, Operator's Manual, Education/Trining" for anhydrous ammonia appication equipment Sandard (X620); American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2010-Present.
  • USDA/CSREES Regional Projects:
    • NCERA 101: Contolled Environment Technology and Use
    • NCERA 180: Precision Agriculture Technologie for Food, Fiber, and Energy Production
  • Amercan Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE): members of following Committee
    • ED-206: Agricultural Technology & Management Curriculum Review & Program Recognition Committee
    • ED-205: Engineering Technology and Management Education Committee
    • ED-203: Undergraduate and Graduate Instruction Committee
    • PM-48: Specialty Crop Engineering
    • PM-54: Precision Agriculture
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Washington, DC: Divisional affiliations in: Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Engineering Technology, Engineering Ethics, Energy Conversion and Conservation

Academic Service


  • Member, Distance Education Council, representing College of Engineering and Architecture,
  • Member, Equal Opportunity Hearing Panel of the University Faculty Senate
  • Faculty Mentor, Faculty In Residence Education (FIRE) Program


  • Member, CAFSNR: Curriculum Committe
  • Member, CAFSNR, General Agriculture Committee
  • Member, CAFSNR, Student Progress Committee
  • Member, CEA, Graduate Student Recriting Coordination Committee


  • Coordinator, Department Capstone Projects
  • Chair, Advisory Committee
  • Member, Curriculum, Recruitment, Assesment and Building Committees
  • Served in Faculty and Staff Search Committees

International Collaboration

  • Kazakh National Agrarian University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Indian Council for Agricultural Research, Bhopal, India
  • Geoinformatics Center, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • International Society of Bionic Engineering (ISBE)

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