Dr. Zhulu Lin

Office:

Room 104
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
NDSU Dept. 7620
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Phone:
701-231-7118

Dr. Zhulu Lin

Associate Professor

Responsibilities

  • Teaching (40%)
  • Research (60%)

Expertise Areas

  • Environmental systems analysis
  • Surface and subsurface hydrology and modeling
  • Soil and water resources management
  • Risk identification and assessment

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Degrees

Ph.D. Water and Soil Resources, University of Georgia

M.S. Statistics, University of Georgia

M.S. Environmental Engineering, East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, China

B.S. Environmental Engineering, East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, China

Areas of Teaching Experience

ABEN Courses 

  • ABEN 110 Introduction to Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABEN)
  • ABEN 377 Finite Element Analysis Methods in ABEN
  • ABEN 444/644 Transport Processes in Biological and Environmental Systems
  • ABEN 747 Numerical Modeling of Environmental and Biological Systems
  • ABEN 765 Watershed Hydrology and Modeling

Research Interests

Current Research Projects Research Homepage

  • Lin, Z. (PI), S.H. Lim. A model for groundwater allocation and management at the Bakken Shale in western North Dakota, National Science Foundation’s Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems Program, $249,423, 8/2014-12/2017.
  • Lin, Z. (PI), B. Schatz, D. Ripplinger, M. Ostlie, J. Teboh, A.-M. Fortuna. Soil health and water quality impacts of growing energy beets for advanced biofuel production in North-Central United States, United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Foundational Program, $443,709, 9/2013-8/2018.
  • Zheng, H. (PI), Z. Lin, X. Zhang. Evaluating how market and policy affect cellulosic biofuel feedstock production in marginal land of Upper Midwest and its consequences on water sustainability in a changing climate, United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Bioenergy Challenge Program, $555,000, 9/2013-8/2018.
  • DeSutter, T. (PI), D. Franzen, D. Roberts, J. Hadrich, F. Casey, L. Cihacek, A.-M. Fortuna, D. Steele, Z. Lin, D. Clay, S. Clay, G. Carlson, D. Malo, K. Reitsma. Drainage, plant type, cover crops mixtures, soil amendments, and residue cover impacts on water quality and productivity in the Northern Great Plains, NRCS National CIG grant, $915,785, 9/2012-8/2016.
  • Padmanabhan, G. (PI), Z. Lin. Application of SWAT for estimating nutrient loads to Lake Ashtabula (ND) under different climate scenarios, North Dakota Water Resources Research Institute Graduate Research Fellow, $4,500, 3/2013-2/2014.

Professional Experience

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
  • American Water Resources Association (AWRA)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • The Honor Society of Agriculture (Gamma Sigma Delta)

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