Category: Podcast

Big Data and Harvest Efficiency: John Evans

In this episode of Streaming Science, AESC major Bethany Karlberg interviews UNL Ph.D. student, John Evans about harvest logistics modeling. John is from Lexington, KS, and received his B.S. and M.S. in Biosystems Engineering at the University of Kentucky. John has a desire to create a tool that can give farmers on-the-spot efficiency numbers and ...

Big Data and Driverless Tractors: Dr. Santosh Pitla

In this Streaming Science podcast, we further explore Big Data with @UNLBigData but on the machinery side. Rylie Kalb, an AESC major, chats with Dr. Santosh Pitla, an assistant professor in the Biological Systems Engineering department, to learn more about his research relating to driverless tractors technology and its future. He explains how this new way ...

Think Like a Microbe: Ashley Stengel

Ever wonder what is the difference between dirt and soil? If so, this podcast is for you! Ashley Stengel, a UNL Complex Biosystems PhD student discusses how soil microbes and nutrients can help us feed the world’s growing population by “thinking like a microbe.” Additionally, Ashley also gives career exploration insight as she shares her ...

Dr. David Swanson: Holland Computing Center

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication major Leanne Gamet interviews Dr. David Swanson, Director of the Holland Computing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. David has a passion for computing and a great insight into the world of big data.  This podcast is part of our Streaming Science 'Big Data' series.

Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative: Dr. Jennifer Clarke

This episode of Streaming Science features Dr. Jennifer Clarke, the Director of the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative (QLSI) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln interviewed by AESC undergraduate student Hannah Borg. QLSI is a faculty-led initiative to develop research and educational opportunities in data science for the life sciences. Have you ever heard the term ‘big ...

Big Data: Carrie Brown

In the spring 2018 semester, students in Dr. Loizzo's 'Podcasting to Increase Science Literacy' course explored big data research in partnership with the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative to create a series of podcasts focused on the topic. In this episode of Streaming Science, AESC student Catherine Jones visits with Carrie Brown, an Outreach and Training Specialist ...

Women in STEM: Dr. Caroline Burberry

This episode of Streaming Science features scientist and professor Dr. Caroline Burberry. Dr. Burberry studies the tectonic development and petroleum potential of fold belts and foreland basins worldwide and has recently worked on regions in the Rocky Mountains (USA), the Zagros Mountains (Iraq-Iran), and the Kalimantan Fold Belt (Indonesia). Dr. Burberry received her Ph.D. from ...