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


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Morrisville State College:
  • Water Supply and Sanitation, AGEN 120 (2 credits): Course offered annually (Spring 2002 to Spring 2010) in the Agricultural Engineering Department (at least one hour lecture section and two 2-hour laboratory sections were usually offered).

  • Construction Surveying, AGEN 135 (3 credits): Course offered annually (Fall 2001 to Fall 2016) in the Agricultural Engineering Department (one 2-hour lecture section and two 3-hour laboratory sections were usually offered each fall).

  • Applied Hydraulics for Hydropower Generation, AGEN 151 (3 credits): Course offered annually (Spring 2010 to Spring 2017) in the Agricultural Engineering Department (one 2-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory section were usually offered each spring) -- (course originally offered as a 2-credit course and was revised in 2013 to become a 3-credit course).

  • Soil and Water Conservation, AGRO 105 (2 credits): Course offered annually (Spring 2001 to Spring 2003) in the Department of Agricultural Science, Business, and Dairy (one 1-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory sections were offered each spring).

  • Computer Applications in Precision Farming I, AGSC 130 (1 credit): Course offered during the 2001 Fall semester in the Department of Agricultural Science, Business, and Dairy (one 1-hour lecture section was offered).

  • Introduction to Computer Applications in Precision Farming, AGSC 132 (2 credits):  Course offered annually (Fall 2001 to Fall 2016) in the Department of Agricultural Science, Business, and Dairy (at least one 1-hour lecture section and three 2-hour laboratory sections were offered each fall).

  • Computer Applications in Research I, AGSC 135 (1 credit): Course offered during the 2001 and 2002 Spring semesters in the Department of Agricultural Science, Business, and Dairy (one 1-hour lecture section was offered).

  • Computer Applications in Precision Farming II, AGSC 140 (1 credit): Course offered during the 2000 Fall and 2001 Spring semesters in the Department of Agricultural Science, Business, and Dairy (one 1-hour lecture section was offered).

  • Analysis and Interpretation of Agricultural Data, AGSC 137 (2 credits): Course offered annually (Spring 2003 to Spring 2016) in the Department of Agricultural Science, Business, and Dairy (at least one 2-hour lecture section was offered each spring).

  • Agricultural Statistics, AGSC 137 (3 credits): Course offered annually (Starting from the 2017 Spring semester) in the Department of Agricultural Science, Business, and Dairy (one 3-hour lecture section was offered).

  • Computer Applications in Research II, AGSC 145 (1 credit): Course offered during the 2001 and 2002 Fall semesters in the Department of Agricultural Science, Business, and Dairy (one 1-hour lecture section was offered).

  • Plane Surveying, NATR 142 (3 credits): Course offered annually (Fall 2003 to Fall 2016) in the Environmental Sciences Department (one 2-hour lecture section and two 3-hour laboratory sections were usually offered each fall).

  • Basics of Geospatial Technology, NATR 213 (1 credit): Course offered annually (Spring 2014 to Spring 2017) in the Environmental Sciences Department (one hour lecture section and two 2-hour laboratory sections were offered during the first half of the semester).

  • Computer Assisted and Photogrammetric Mapping, NATR 213 (1 credit): Course offered annually (Spring 2001 to Spring 2013) in the Environmental Sciences Department (at least two 2-hour lecture/laboratory sections of the course were offered during the first ten weeks of the spring semester).

  • Fundamentals of Geospatial Systems, RREN 303 (4 credits): Course offered annually (Spring 2015 to Spring 2017) in the Environmental Sciences Department (one two-hour lecture section and one 4-hour laboratory section were offered).

  • Fundamentals of GPS/GIS, RREN 303 (3 credits): Course offered annually (Spring 2003 to Spring 2014) in the Environmental Sciences Department (one two-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory section were offered).

  • Geospatial Technology Applications I, RREN 420 (1 credit): Course offered annually (Spring 2010 to Spring 2017) in the Environmental Sciences Department (one section with two-three hours of lecture/laboratory was offered during the last ten weeks of the spring semester).  Course co-taught with W. Snyder and B. Kelly.

  • Geospatial Technology Applications II, RREN 421 (2 credit): Course offered annually (Fall 2010 to Fall 2016) in the Environmental Sciences Department (one section with one hour of lecture/discussion and 5 hours of field work was offered during the first ten weeks of the fall semester).  Course co-taught with W. Snyder and B. Kelly.

  • Internship in Renewable Resources Technology,   RREN 470 (15 credits): Capstone course offered in the Renewable Resources Technology program (was the faculty advisor for many students enrolled in the course over the years).

Sultan Qaboos University (SQU):
  • Soil and Water Concepts in Irrigation Engineering, BIOR 3003 (3 credits): Course offered during the 1998 Fall and 2000 Spring semesters in the Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) Department (one 2-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory section were offered each semester).

  • Agricultural Watershed Hydrology, BIOR 3004 (3 credits): Course offered annually (Spring 1995 to Spring 1998) in the BAE Department (one 2-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory section were offered each semester).

  • Design of Irrigation Systems, BIOR 4004 (3 credits): Course offered during the 1999 Spring semester in the BAE Department (one 2-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory section were offered each semester).

  • Design Concepts and Computer Applications in Irrigation Engineering, BIOR 6004 (3 credits): A graduate-level course offered during the 1999 Spring semester in the BAE Department (one 2-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory section were offered each semester).

  • Hydraulics of Pipe Networks, BIOR 6005 (3 credits): A graduate-level course offered during the 1999 Fall semester in the BAE Department (one 2-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory section were offered each semester).

  • Microcomputers in Agriculture, COMP 2001 (3 credits): Course offered during the 1995 Spring, 1995 Fall, and 1996 Spring semesters in the College of Agriculture (several sections of the course were offered each semester). Course co-taught with two-three additional faculty members).

  • Impacts of Agriculture on Arid Environments, ENVR 6071 (3 credits): A graduate-level course offered during the 1996 Spring semester in the Environmental Science program (one 2-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory section were offered each semester). Taught one weekly module in the course.

  • Mechanics I – Statics, MECH 2301 (3 credits): Course offered annually (Fall 1996 and Fall 1997) in the BAE Department (one 3-hour lecture section was offered each semester).

  • Mechanics III – Statics, MECH 3401 (3 credits): Course offered annually (Fall 1994 and Fall 1995) in the BAE Department (one 3-hour lecture section was offered each semester).

  • Advances in Irrigation and Water Technology, WATR 6402 (3 credits): A graduate-level course offered during the 1997 Fall semester in the Soil and Water Management Department (one 2-hour lecture section and one 2-hour laboratory section were offered each semester). Taught one component of the course.

  • Supervised the thesis of one M.Sc. Student and the research program of four additional M.Sc. students in Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering.

Michigan State University (MSU):
  • Irrigation, Drainage, and Erosion Control Systems, ATM 431 (4 credits): A senior level course offered in the Department of Agricultural Engineering (course taught during the 1988 and 1989 Fall semesters).

  • Trained USDA-Soil Conservation Service Irrigation Engineers on the use of SCS-Scheduler. Seven 3-day training sessions were conducted across the United States in 1988 and 1989. An 8th session was conducted in Minnesota in 1990. Three instructors were involved in the 1988 and 1989 sessions while the 1989 session involved two instructors.

  • Trained the Michigan Energy Conservation Program Irrigation Technicians on the use of the Microcomputer Irrigation Scheduler. These training sessions were conducted annually at MSU for three years beginning in 1988 (each training session involved three instructors).

  • Served as a co-supervisor of one M.Sc. student and on the graduate advisory committee of another Ph.D. student in the Department of Agricultural Engineering.