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John Bolte

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Office: 541-737-6303

Gilmore Hall

Gilmore Hall 122

124 SW 26th Street

124 SW 26th Street
Corvallis, OR 97331
  • Mathematical modeling and simulation coupled human/natural systems, with applications scenario analysis, agricultural systems, water supply and water use;
  • Community wildfire planning;
  • Climate adaptation;
  • Coastal processes; and
  • Influence network analysis and community resilience.

At OSU

Affiliated with: 
Biological and Ecological Engineering
Headquarters: 
OSU Main Campus
I accept graduate students for the Biological & Ecological Engineering Department
I can serve on graduate committees
Student(s): 
Courses Taught: 
  • BEE 320 - Systems Analysis & Modeling
  • BEE 222 - Ecological Engineering Computation

Biography

Public Service
• Benton County Planning Commission, 1996-present (Chair, 1998-2004)
• Benton County Corrections Siting and Design Committee (1998-2000)
• Extensive work with a variety of Watershed Councils

Professional Accomplishments

Credentials: 
Ph.D Agricultural Engineering, Auburn University, Alabama
M.S. Agricultural Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville
B.S. Plant Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
Professional Affiliations: 
  • Associate Member, American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE)
Employment: 

Professor, Biological & Ecological Engineering Department, Oregon State University.  July 2002-current

Professor & Department Head, Biological & Ecological Engineering Department, Oregon State University.  July 2002-2022

Associate Professor, Oregon State University, Bioresource Engineering Department.  July 1994 - present.  Activities include development of simulation models, nonlinear analysis tools and geographic information systems for agricultural and natural resource management.

Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, Bioresource Engineering and Crop & Soil Science Departments.  July 1989 - June 1994.  Activities include development of expert systems and simulation models for agricultural and natural resource applications.

Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, Crop & Soil Science Department. March 1988 -June 1989.  Activities include development and integration of expert systems and crop models for agricultural applications.

Post-Doctoral Systems Research Scientist, Oregon State University, Crop & Soil Science Department, April 1987 - March 1988.  Activities similar to above position.

Research Associate, Auburn University, Agricultural Engineering Department, February 1983 -April, 1987.  Research related to analysis and simulation of agricultural and biological processes.    

Service: 

Department Head, Oregon State University, Bioengineering Department: July 2005-March 2022

Interim Department Head, Oregon State University, Bioengineering Department: July 2002-June 2005

My Awards

My Publications