Department Head and Professor Garey Fox was named the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) Society editor in chief of journals. This newly established position is aimed at advancing the Society’s longstanding record as a leader in technical publications for engineering and technology in agriculture, food and biological systems.
Fox joined the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) in 2017, overseeing and directing the research, extension, and teaching programs of the department. He also conducts research, specializing in stream/aquifer interaction, streambank erosion and failure, seepage erosion, subsurface nutrient transport, and vegetative filter strips.
As journals editor in chief, Fox will provide strategic guidance for the Society’s journals, working with the editorial board to establish a vision and goals for strengthening the quality and impact of ASABE peer-reviewed publications.
“Now is the time for the Society to be visionary in how we move forward with our journals,” notes Fox. “My goal as the editor in chief will be to work closely with the community editors and associate editors to identify ways that we can improve the quality of our journals and encourage existing and future members to publish their most outstanding research in ASABE publications.”
ASABE is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. Further information on the Society can be obtained by visiting www.asabe.org.