Category: Podcast

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 ...

Agricultural Economics: Dr. Wes Peterson

In this episode of Streaming Science, AESC graduate Shelby Andersen interviews Dr. Wes Peterson about his work as an agricultural economist. Dr. Peterson became interested in economics after spending time in Africa with the Peace Corps. Dr. Peterson is a professor and researcher in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Dr. ...

Women in STEM: Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss

In this podcast, Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss explains the research she has been conducting for many years at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in the Department of Entomology. Dr. Heng-Moss takes us through her research on aphids and how they affect Nebraska. UNL student Chelsea Sidel is minoring in AESC.  She produced this podcast for ...

The Economics of Water: Dr. Nick Brozovic

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication student Andrea Wach interviews Dr. Nick Brozovic, director of Policy for the Water for Food Institute and professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Brozovic explains his work in economics and water conservation. Find out the value of economics for the water cycle, the impact of humans on water, and ...

Women in STEM: Dr. Angela Pannier

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication Major, Kathryn Bagniewski sits down with Dr. Angela Pannier, an associate professor of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in this episode of Streaming Science. Dr. Pannier explains the importance of her research, discusses her experience as a woman in STEM and gives advice for young girls interested ...