New Face of ASABE: Green Talent Femeena Pandara Valappil

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named six young members to its class of 2019 "New Faces of ASABE – Professionals". One of them is Femeena Pandara Valappil, Green Talent of 2014 and PhD student at Purdue University who develops decision-making tools useful in the food-energy-water nexus, particularly in water-resource availability and management.

ASABE is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. 

Nominated by engineering colleagues and fellow ASABE members, the 2019 class was formally announced at the 2019 Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference, in Louisville. Through their professional and extracurricular pursuits, New Faces of ASABE, all 35 years of age or younger, represent the best of a profession that endeavors throughout the world to improve quality of life and make sustainable use of precious natural resources.

New Faces of ASABE celebrates the activities and accomplishments of ASABE members, whose stories serve as inspiration to their peers, the public, and the future engineers who will follow in their footsteps. The program has two categories, College Edition, for third-year and higher undergraduates, and Professionals, for professional members age 35 and younger.

Read more about Feemena Pandara Valappil, Green Talent 2014.