Stuart Nelson, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

National Academy of Engineering Member

  • Ph.D., Engineering, Iowa State University, 1972
  • M.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Nebraska, 1954
  • M.A., Physics, University of Nebraska, 1952
  • B.S., Agricultural Engineering, university of Nebraska, 1950
Areas of Expertise
  • Use of radio-frequency and microwave dielectric heating for seed treatment, stored-grain insect control, and agricultural product conditioning
  • Studies of the dielectric properties of grain, seed, insects, fruits and vegetables, coal, and minerals
  • Methods of dielectric properties measurement
  • Dielectric properties and density relationships in granular and pulverized materials
  • Moisture measurement through sensing dielectric properties of agricultural products

Join a cutting-edge engineering program at a time-honored university

Apply Today Make A Gift