Matthew Darr

Administrative Leader—BioCentury Research Farm
Professor—Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Matthew Darr

Dr. Matthew Darr is the BioCentury Research Farm Administrative Leader. His current research emphasis includes equipment development for enhanced densification and logistics for cellulosic biomass feedstock, optimized storage and material upgrading for long term biomass feedstock stability, and machinery automation to support both biomass feedstock collection and optimal fertilizer placement. Learn more about his research at www.abe.iastate.edu/matthew-darr.

Area of Expertise: 
Development of equipment for enhanced densification and logistics for cellulosic biomass feedstock
Storage and material upgrading for long term biomass feedstock stability
Machinery automation to support both biomass feedstock collection and optimal fertilizer placement
Education: 
Ph.D. Food, Agriculture, and Biological Engineering, 2007, The Ohio State University
M.S. Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, 2004, University of Kentucky
B.S. Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, 2002, The Ohio State University
Contact
(515) 294-8545
2356 Elings
Ames
Iowa
50011