Professor of Agricultural Engineering
B.S., Texas A&M University, 1986
In Amarillo, Dr. Auvermann’s extension and research programs involve environmental quality (air and water pollution) and manure management associated with confined livestock production. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Division of Agriculture at West Texas A&M University (WTAMU). Previously, Dr. Auvermann was a USDA Fellow in Water Science at Colorado State University while he pursued his PhD in the Chemical and Bioresource Engineering Department under the direction of Dr. David B. McWhorter. He has authored more than 30 publications, papers, and reports on livestock manure management, odor, dust and water quality.
Specializes in livestock air quality, manure management and water quality. Projects on dust and odor abatement, feedyard dust characterization, air pollution policy analysis, land application of composted manure, advanced wastewater treatment for swine confinements, feedyard and dairy manure management, feedyard hydrology, aquaponics, nonpoint source pollution from rangeland and cropland.