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Timothy Taylor

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Biological Engineering

Professional Practice Professor

Principal Lecturer

Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: ENGR 402L
DialPhone: 435-797-2241
SendEmail: tim.taylor@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, 1993
MS, Food Science, University of California, Davis, 1987
BS, Biological Science, (Chemistry), California State University, Stanislaus, 1982

Awards

Outstanding Undergraduate ResearchMentor, 2017

Biological Engineering Department

Outstanding Teacher Award, 2014

Utah State University, Biological Engineering

Outstanding Teacher Award, 2011

Utah State University, Biological Engineering

Outstanding Advisor Award, 2010

Utah State University, Biological Engineering

Outstanding Advisor Award, 2009

Utah State University, Biological Engineering

Eldon J. Gardner Professor of the Year Award , 2008

Utah State University

Robins Award for Prefessor of the Year , 2008

Utah State University

DTEA Finalist, 1st Place, 2007

Outstanding Teacher Award, 2007

Utah State University, Biological and Irrigation Engineering

Outstanding Teacher Award, 2007

Utah State University, College of Engineering

DTEA Finalist, 2nd Place, 2006

Outstanding Advisor Award, 2006

Utah State University, Biological Engineering

Outstanding Advisor Award, 2005

Utah State University, Biological Engineering

Outstanding Advisor Award, 2005

Utah State University, College of Engineering

Outstanding Advisor Award, 2004

Utah State University, Biological Engineering

Outstanding Teacher Award, 2003

Utah State University, Utah State University,

Outstanding Advisor Award, 2001

Utah State University, Biological Engineering

Outstanding Teacher Award, 1998

University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Engineering

Outstanding Teacher Award, 1998

University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Engineering

Outstanding Teacher Award, 1997

University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Engineering

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Taylor, T.A, Kramer, H.L, (2003). Cooling Tunnels: Food Encyclopedia. Marcel Decker
    • Heldman, D.R, Taylor, T.A, (1997). Modeling of Food Freezing: Quality of Frozen Foods. Chapman Hall *

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Curriculum

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Nagarajan, S., Kruckeberg, A.L, Schmidt, K.H, Kroll, E., Hamilton, M., McInnerney, K., Summers, R., Taylor, T.A, Rosenzweig, F., (2014). Uncoupling reproduction from metabolism extends chronological lifespan in yeast.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111:15, E1538-47.
        • Hsu, C.L, Heldman, D.R, Taylor, T.A, Kramer, H.L, (2003). Influence of cooling rate on glass transition temperature of sucrose and rice starch gel. Journal of Food Science
        • Lo, C.M, Grun, I.U, Taylor, T.A, Kramer, H., Fernando, L.N, (2002). Blanching effects on the chemical composition and the cellular distribution of pectins in carrots. Journal of Food Science, 67:9
        • Roy, S., Taylor, T.A, Kramer, H.L, (2001). Textural and ultrastructural changes in carrot tissue as affected by blanching and freezing. Journal of Food Science
        • Vouyouka, A., Pfeifer, B., Liem, T., Taylor, T.A, Mudaliar, J., Phillips, C., (2001). The role of type I collegen in arortic wall strength with a homotrimeric collagen mouse model. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 33:6
        • Sanders, D.A, Taylor, T.A, Belyea, R.L, (2000). Degredation of spent casings with commercial cellulases. Bioresource Technology, 71, 125-131.
        • Hwang, C.H, Heldman, D.R, Chao, R.R, Taylor, T.A, (1999). Changes in specific heat of starch due to gelatinization. Journal of Food Science, 64, 141-144.
        • Taylor, T.A, Heldman, D.R, Chao, R.R, Kramer, H.L, (1998). Simulation of the evaporative cooling process for tortillas. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 21:5, 407-425.
        • Ariyapitipun, T., Iannotti, E., Taylor, T.A, Clarke, A.D, (1997). Polylactic acid as a decontamination agent for beef carcasses. 41st ICoMST, 712-713. *
        • Wells, J.H, Taylor, T.A, (1996). First Principles in Biological Engineering Education. Resource, 3:4, 12, 22. *
        • Wells, J.H, Taylor, T.A, (1995). A Contemporary Vision of Biological Engineering Education. Resource, 2:7, 13-15. *
        • Taylor, T.A, Heldman, D.R, Chao, R.R, Kramer, H.L, (1994). Measurement of kinetic parameters for quality change during food freezing. Advances in Heat and Mass Transfer in Biological Systems, 288

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Technical Reports

              Research Reports

            • Kramer, , Stoker, , Taylor, T.A, (2010). Technical Review of Downstream Processing in the Biopharmaceutical Industry. Thermo-Fisher Scientific *
            • Wells, J.H, Taylor, T.A, Raman, D.R, Cuello, J.L, (1997). Multi-institutional collaboration using desktop videoconferencing, Paper No. 2308-2. American Society of Engineering Education, ASEE National Meeting *

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                BENG 4880 - Biological Engineering Design II, Spring 2017

                BENG 1880 - Engineering Quantification of Biological Processes, Spring 2017

                BENG 5610 - Food and Bioprocess Engineering, Spring 2017

                BENG 3870 - Biological Engineering Design I, Fall 2016

                BENG 4890 - Biological Engineering Design III, Fall 2016

                BENG 5020 - Biological Modeling and Controls, Fall 2016

                BENG 4250 - Cooperative Practice, Fall 2016

                BENG 3500 - Fluid Mechanics in Biological Engineering, Fall 2016

                BENG 4250 - Cooperative Practice, Summer 2016

                BENG 4880 - Biological Engineering Design II, Spring 2016

                BENG 1880 - Engineering Quantification of Biological Processes, Spring 2016

                BENG 3870 - Biological Engineering Design I, Fall 2015

                BENG 4890 - Biological Engineering Design III, Fall 2015

                BENG 5020 - Biological Modeling and Controls, Fall 2015

                BENG 3500 - Fluid Mechanics in Biological Engineering, Fall 2015

                BENG 5610, 6610 - Food and Bioprocess Engineering, Fall 2015

                BENG 2400 - Biological and Environmental Thermodynamics, Spring 2015

                BENG 4880 - Biological Engineering Design II, Spring 2015

                BENG 4250 - Cooperative Practice, Spring 2015

                BENG 1880 - Engineering Quantification of Biological Processes, Spring 2015

                BENG 3870 - Biological Engineering Design I, Fall 2014

                BENG 4890 - Biological Engineering Design III, Fall 2014

                BENG 5020 - Biological Modeling and Controls, Fall 2014

                BENG 5610 - Food and Bioprocess Engineering, Fall 2014

                HONR 3900 - Independent Study, Fall 2014

                BENG 2400 - Biological and Environmental Thermodynamics, Spring 2014

                BENG 4880 - Biological Engineering Design II, Spring 2014

                BENG 1880 - Engineering Quantification of Biological Processes, Spring 2014

                BENG 3870 - Biological Engineering Design I, Fall 2013

                BENG 3870 - Biological Engineering Design I, Fall 2013

                BENG 4890 - Biological Engineering Design III, Fall 2013

                BENG 5020 - Biological Systems Modeling and Controls, Fall 2013

                BENG 5610,6610 - Food and Bioprocess Engineering, Fall 2013

                BENG 5610,6610 - Food and Bioprocess Engineering, Fall 2013

                BENG 2400 - Biological and Environmental Thermodynamics, Spring 2013

                BENG 2400 - Biological and Environmental Thermodynamics, Spring 2013

                BENG 4880 - Biological Engineering Design II, Spring 2013

                BENG 1880 - Engineering Quantification of Biological Processes, Spring 2013

                BENG 3870 - Biological Engineering Design I, Fall 2012

                BENG 4890 - Biological Engineering Design III, Fall 2012

                BENG 4890 - Biological Engineering Design III, Fall 2012

                BENG 5020 - Biological Systems Modeling and Controls, Fall 2012

                BENG 4880 - Biological Engineering Design II, Spring 2012

                BENG 4890 - Biological Engineering Design III, Spring 2012

                BENG 1880 - Engineering Quantification of Biological Processes, Spring 2012

                BENG 3870 - Biological Engineering Design I, Fall 2011

                BENG 4880 - Biological Engineering Design I, Fall 2011

                BENG 5020 - Biological Systems Modeling and Controls, Fall 2011

                BENG 3870 - BIOL ENGR DESIGN I, Spring 2011

                BENG 4890 - BIOL ENGR DESIGN III (CI), Spring 2011

                BENG 1880 - BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES, Spring 2011

                BENG 4250 - COOPERATIVE PRACTICE, Spring 2011

                BIE 4880 - Biological Engineering Design II, Fall 2010

                BIE 3200 - Introduction to Unit Operations in Biological Engineering, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Emily Stoker, Biological Engineering - May 2011
                Kristan Sorenson, Biological Engineering 2010
                Steven Broby, Biological Engineering 2008
                Ryan Summers, Biological Engineering 2008
                Heather Kramer, Biological Engineering 2007
                Matt Groll, Biological Engineering 2007
                Nephi Jones, Biological Engineering 2006
                Bryce Myers, Biological Engineering 2005
                Brent Bingham, Biological Engineering 2004
                Chun-Min Lo, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences 2000
                Wei-Bin Lu, Biological Engineering 2000
                Heather Kramer, Biological Engineering 2000
                Siddhartha Roy, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences 2000
                Kwang-Hyuck Lee, Biological Engineering 1999
                Wei Chen, Biological Engineering 1999