Associate Professor of Air Quality Engineering
B.E., University of Southern Queensland, 1981
GradDipInfProc, University of Southern Queensland, 1986
M.S., Clemson University, 1992
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2005
Texas A&M AgriLife Research
Amarillo, TX 79106
At Amarillo, Dr. Casey’s research programs involve air quality associated with confined livestock production. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Division of Agriculture at West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) and an affiliated faculty member in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at Texas A&M University (TAMU).
Before joining Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Ken was a Research Specialist at the University of Kentucky, working on a USDA-IFAFS funded, multi-state project on Ammonia Emissions from Poultry Housing. In Australia, Ken was a Principal Environmental Engineer leading a multi-disciplinary research program on the environmental impacts of intensive livestock facilities with the Queensland Department of Primary Industries.
Dr. Casey is a member of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE); Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA); American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); Clean Air Society Australia and New Zealand (CASANZ); Multi-state Research Project S1025: Systems for Controlling Air Pollution Emissions and Indoor Environments of Poultry, Swine and Dairy Facilities; ASABE Committee SE-305: Environment Air Quality; ASABE Committee SE-405: Poultry Housing.
Specializes in air quality and gaseous and odor emissions from livestock operations; experience and completion of projects in Wastewater treatment, Nutrient management, Environmental impact of livestock waste management systems; Livestock manure management and processing (physical, chemical and biological processes).