Dr. Thomas A. Bon

Office:

Room 202
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
NDSU Dept. 7620
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Phone:
701-231-7275

Dr. Thomas A. Bon

Associate Professor of Practice

Responsibilities

  • Teaching
  • Student Advising
  • Capstone Projects
  • Advisor to NDSU Student Branch of the ASABE
  • Co-Advisor to NDSU Tau Beta Pi (Engineering honor society)
  • Co-advisor for the ASABE ΒΌ-Scale Tractor Group
  • Advisor to Sigma Phi Delta fraternity

Degrees

Ph.D. Engineering, North Dakota State University, 2003

M.S. Agricultural Engineering, North Dakota State University, 1980

B.S. Agricultural Engineering, North Dakota State University, 1977

Areas of Teaching Experience

Dr. Tom Bon was recognized with the Teacher of the Year Award from the College of Engineering in October 2014 for his teaching accomplishments and impact on students. Dr. Bon joined NDSU as a faculty member in August, 1989. He advises approximately 32 students.

Research Interests

Expertise Areas

  • Computer Usage
  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical Usage
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Optimization
  • Machine Systems
  • Hydraulics

Current Research

  • Destructive Harvesting of Broccoli
  • Capstone Projects

Professional Experience

Current Research

  • Destructive Harvesting of Broccoli
  • Capstone Projects

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Agriculture and Biological Engineer (ASABE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • International Fluid Power Society (IFPS)

Courses Taught

  • ABEN 358 - Electric Energy Applications in Agriculture
  • ABEN 473 - Agricultural Power
  • ABEN 478/678 - Machinery Analysis and Design
  • ABEN/ME 479/679 - Fluid Power Systems Design
  • ABEN 478 - Machinery Design
  • ENGR 402 - Engineering Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • ABEN 496 - Ag Tech Expo

Links

  • Publications