Biological Systems Engineering
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Louisiana State University
Punjab Agricultural University, India
Livestock barn ventilation, heating, and cooling; agricultural air quality; renewable energy applications in livestock barns
Honors and Awards
- Special Specialist Award, 2006
- Robert W. Bottcher Promising Researcher Award, 2004
- Faculty Research and Professional Development Award, 2004
- WVU Extension Service Outstanding Developing Researcher Award, 2002
- Evaluation of landscape fabric as a solar air heater
- Poole, M.R., Shah, S.B., Boyette, M.D., Grimes, J.L., Stikeleather, L.F. (2018), Renewable Energy, 127, 998-1003.
- Evaluation of a novel, low-cost plastic solar air heater for turkey brooding
- Poole, M. R., Shah, S. B. , Grimes, J. L., Boyette, M. D. Stikeleather L. F. (2018), Energy for Sustainable Development, 45, 1-10.
- A novel non-invasive method for evaluating electroencephalograms on laying hens
- Eberle, K. N., Martin, M. P., Shah, S., Malheiros, R. D., Livingston, K. A., & Anderson, K. E. (2018), Poultry Science, 97(3), 860-864.
- Performance of a Coupled Transpired Solar Collector--Phase Change Material-based Thermal Energy Storage System
- Poole, M., Shah, S., Boyette, M., & Cleveland, T. (2018), Energy and Buildings, 161, 72-79.
- Tempering ventilation air in a swine finishing barn with a low-cost earth-to-water heat exchanger
- Shah, S., Lentz, Z., van Heugten, E., Currin, R. & Singletary, I. (2017), Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 9(2).
- N2O emission and nitrogen transformation in chicken manure and biochar co-composting
- Jia, X., Wang, M., Yuan, W., Shah, S., Shi, W., Meng, X., Ju, X., & Yang, B. (2016), Transactions of the ASABE, 59(5), 1277-1283.
- Performance analysis of a poultry engineering chamber complex for animal environment, air quality, and welfare studies
- Shivkumar, A. P., Wang-Li, L., Shah, S. B., Stikeleather, L. F., & Fuentes, M. (2016), Transactions of the ASABE, 59(5), 1371-1382.
- Transpired solar wall for tempering air in a swine nursery in a humid subtropical climate
- Shah, S.B., Marshall, T.K., & Matthis, S. (2016), Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 32, 115-123.
- Removal of ammonia and airborne culturable bacteria by proof-of-concept windbreak wall with slightly acidic electrolyzed water spray for a layer breeding house
- Zheng, W., Li, Z., Shah, S., & Li, B. (2016), Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 32(3), 393-399.
- Development of MOS sensor-based NH3 monitor for use in poultry houses
- Lin, T. H., Shah, S. B., Wang-Li, L. J., Oviedo-Rondoon, E. O., & Post, J. (2016), Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 127, 708-715.
- Evaluating Broiler And Turkey Behavior And Physiological Stress Indicators During VSD With Additions Of Heat Or CO2 For The Development Of Humane Methodologies For Mass Depopulation During A Disease Outbreak
- United States Poultry & Egg Association(10/01/17 - 5/31/19)
- Evaluating hen behavior and physiological stressors during VSD for the development of humane methodologies for mass depopulation during a disease outbreak
- United States Poultry & Egg Association(11/01/15 - 2/01/17)
- LOW-COST SOLAR HEATER FOR POULTRY BARNS
- United States Poultry & Egg Association(11/01/15 - 8/01/17)
- Combined Heat Recovery and Ammonia Control System for Broiler Brooding
- United States Poultry & Egg Association(1/01/15 - 12/01/17)
- Engineered windbreak wall - Negetative Strip System to Reduce Pollutant and Odor Emissions from Mechanically-Ventilated Broiler and Swine Barns
- US Dept. of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS)(9/29/14 - 9/30/18)
- NOVEL SOLAR HEAT STORAGE SYSTEM
- NCSU Research and Innovation Seed Funding Program(1/01/14 - 12/31/14)
- Develop and Test Ammonia - Oxygen Monitoring System For Poultry Houses
- United States Poultry & Egg Association(1/01/14 - 4/01/15)
- The Impact of Pad Cooling on Barn Environment, Finishing Pig Performance and Producer Profitability
- National Pork Board(3/15/13 - 10/31/16)
- Retrofitting a Naturally-Ventilated Hog Finishing Barn with a Geothermal Zone-Cooling System
- NC Pork Council(1/01/12 - 9/30/13)
- Removal of Volatile Organic Compounds from Swine Facilities via Adsorption: Technical and Economical Evaluation
- National Pork Board(5/01/12 - 4/30/13)