Dana Osborn Porter is the President of the American Society of Agriculture & Biological Engineers (ASABE). Dana Osborn Porter, PE, was recently elected president of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers for the year 2023-2024. She will join the Society’s Board of Trustees this summer, rotating through a three-year term in which she will serve one year each as president elect, president, and past president.
Porter is professor and associate head of the department of biological and agricultural engineering at Texas A&M University. In addition, she is the extension program leader for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Her integrated applied research and extension program in agricultural water management and irrigation emphasizes technologies and management for water-limited (quantity and quality) conditions. As extension program leader and associate department head, she advises and advocates for extension engineering professionals and programs.
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is an educational and scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. Founded in 1907 and headquartered in St. Joseph, Michigan, ASABE comprises members in more than 100 countries.
The Committee on Standards, STC-01, will select up to five newly completed standards projects annually for committee recognition of major contributions to the development or revision of a specific ASABE standard. All new or revised standards developed since the publication of the last available standards CD are eligible and will be ranked by effort expended by the development committee as well as expected benefits to ASABE members and end users of the standard or product standardized.