Morrisville State College

Dr. Walid H. Shayya
School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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Dr. Walid H. Shayya Name: Dr. Walid H. Shayya

Title: Professor

Phone: (315) 684-6526 (voice)
Fax:
(315) 684-6125
Location: 134 Marshall Hall

E-mail: shayyaw@morrisville.edu 
Web: http://people.morrisville.edu/~shayyaw


FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • Ahmed, M. 1998 to 2000. Investigation on the use of evaporation ponds for brine disposal in inland desalination plants. (Co-investigators: W. H. Shayya, J.K. Al-Handaly, D. Hoey, and A. Mahendran). Project funded by the Middle East Desalination Research Center ($77,240).

  • Ballard, B. and W.H. Shayya (Co-investigators).  2012 to 2017.  Distributed On-farm Bioenergy, Biofuels and Biochemicals (FarmBio3): Development and Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (a 3-year – 2012 to 2015, $6,865,942 project which was extended until August 2017). Project funded in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service ($200,000 annually for three years).

  • Belcher, H.W., W.H. Shayya, and V.F. Bralts. 1992 to 1994. Support for SI-Design: A subirrigation system design program. Project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, Washington D.C. ($10,105).

  • Cross, R. and W.H. Shayya. 2005 to 2006. Managing multiple organic waste inputs in Morrisville's dairy hard-top plug-flow anaerobic digester.  Project federally earmarked for funding during the Fiscal Year 2005, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ($198,000).

  • Davis, R. 2007. Morrisville State College Renewable Energy Training Center. (Grant was written by Russ Davis based on ideas and material provided by W.H. Shayya and C. Nyberg). Project was funded by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Washington D.C. ($1,999,639). The project started on 1 April 2008 and was completed in August 2011.  It was directed by Dr. Ben Ballard.

  • Norman, W.R. 1995 to 1998. Diagnostic analysis of water management in irrigation systems of Oman. (Co-investigator: W.H. Shayya). Project funded by the College of Agriculture, Sultan Qaboos University (R.O.5000 or $12,950).

  • Paton, C. 1998 to 2001. Feasibility study of seawater greenhouse development for Oman: Thermodynamics modeling and economic analysis. (Co-investigators: P.A. Davis, S.S. Sablani, W. H. Shayya, A. Omezzine, G.V. Chomo, L. Zaibet, and M.F.A. Goosen). Project funded by the Middle East Desalination Research Center ($39,473).

  • Sablani, S.S. 1997 to 2000. Use of neural network modeling in food processing applications. (Co-investigator: W.H. Shayya). Project funded by the College of Agriculture, Sultan Qaboos University.

  • Scott, N.R. 2006. Review of curriculum content and programs for anaerobic digestion education and training. (Project Participants: C. Gooch, W.H. Shayya, D.M. Goodale, R. Peterson, and I. Clark). Project funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority ($15,682).

  • Shayya, W.H. 2007 to 2008. Application of geospatial technology in the monitoring and management of natural resources at Morrisville State College. (Co-investigators: B. Kelly and W. Snyder). Project funded through the “Training Module Prototype Development Initiative” of the Institute for the Application of Geospatial Technology (IAGT) at Cayuga Community College ($45,000).

  • Shayya, W.H. 2001. Developing site-specific crop management data for fields at the Agricultural Station. Project funded through the Graduate Research Initiative for non-Doctoral Campuses, State University of New York ($3,000).

  • Shayya, W.H. 1998 to 2000. Irrigation management of date palm in Oman. (Co-investigator: I.R. McCann). Project funded by the College of Agriculture, Sultan Qaboos University (R.O. 2000 or $5,180).

  • Shayya, W.H. 1995 to 1998. Hydraulic analysis of modern irrigation systems in Oman. (Co-investigator: W. R. Norman). Project funded by the College of Agriculture, Sultan Qaboos University (R.O. 4000 or $10,360).

  • Shayya, W.H., B. Ballard, R. Alexander, and W. Galusky. 2008 to 2011. Developing educational material for renewable energy projects. A DOE-funded "Energy Partnership" project that will focus on the development of educational material on the operation of the anaerobic digester and wind turbine, training modules that teach the various technologies of alternative fueled vehicles, and educational material that helps elucidate the various socio-technical networks associated with alternative energy technologies ($50,000).

  • Shayya, W.H. and C.D. Lu. 2000 to 2001. Researching a manure management system for a new dairy facility. Project funded by the Department of Agriculture and Markets, State of New York ($15,000).

  • Shayya, W.H. and R. Cross. 2001 to 2007. Systems approach to studying and demonstrating anaerobic digestion at SUNY Morrisville. Project funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets ($455,184).

  • Shayya, W.H. and W.R. Norman. 1995 to 1998. Water requirements of principal crops in Oman. Project funded by the College of Agriculture, Sultan Qaboos University (R.O. 6500 or $16,840).