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UA Fayetteville Faculty

G. Scott Osborn

G. Scott Osborn

Associate Professor - ENGR

College of Engineering

(BENG)-Biological & Agricultural Engineering

Phone: 479-575-2877

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Research Focus

  • Nutrient Removal from Waterbodies

Application Areas

  • Watershed Improvement
  • Repairing Eutrophic Reservoirs
  • Sediment Oxygen Demand Spreadsheet Model - Steady State - Transient - Instructions
  • Biological Engineering Applied to Human Health Energy and mass transfer
  • Biochemical kinetics and engineering design in biological systems related to human health including applications in medical, ecological, and pharamceutical/ nutritional systems
  • B.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky
  • M.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky
  • Ph.D., Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • Matlock, M. D., G. S. Osborn, W. C. Hession, A. L. Kenimer, and D. E. Storm. 2001.  Ecological engineering: a rationale for standardized curriculum and professional certification in the United States. Ecological Engineering: The Journal of Ecotechnology.  17(4):403-409.
  • Osborn, G. S., R. E. Lacey, J. A. Singleton. 2001. A method to detect peanut off-flavors using an electronic nose.  Transactions of the ASAE. 44(4):929-938.
  • Osborn, G. S., R. E. Lacey, J. A. Singleton. 2001. Non-destructive detection of peanut off-flavors using an electronic nose.  Transactions of the ASAE.  44(4):939-944.
  • Matlock M., K. Kasprzak, and S. Osborn.  2003.  Potential Sediment Oxygen Demand in the Arroyo Colorado River in South Texas. J. American Water Resources Association.  39(2):267-275
  • Matlock, M.D., Kasprzak, K.R., and G.S. Osborn.  2004.  Reply to Discussion – “Sediment Oxygen Demand in the Arroyo Colorado River”.  J. Am. Water Resources Assoc., 40(1):266.
  • Charbonnet, D. G.S. Osborn, P.K. Haan, M.D. Matlock. 2006.  Application and Validation of the Spreadsheet Method for Determining SOD.  Transactions ASABE, 49(6):2039-2050.
  • Osborn, G. S., D. Charbonnet, P.K. Haan, M.D. Matlock. 2007.  A Spreadsheet Method for Determining SOD from Simple Field Measurements.  Trans. ASABE. Accepted pending revisions.

  Patents

  • Osborn, G.S., M.D. Matlock, S. Teltschik.  2005. System and Method for Dissolving Gases in Liquids.  Appl. No. 11/137,856.  US Patent and International PCT.  Notice of allowance 7/07.
  • Osborn, G.S., M.D. Matlock, S. Teltschik.  2006.  System and Method for Delivery of Dissolved Gases.  Appl. No. PCT /US06/020391.  Addition of process information.  Addition to US Patent Application 11/137,856 and Additional material International PCT application.
  • Process Engineer, Grain Systems Inc., Assumption, IL 1984-1985
  • Engineer, Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI 1988-1989
  • Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 1994-1996
  • Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 1996-2001
  • Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 2001-2007
  • Chief Technology Officer, BlueInGreen, LLC (Start-up company), Fayetteville, AR 2004-
  • Associate Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 2007-
  • Best Teacher in department named by students, 1995
  • Outstanding Student Club Advisor named by students, 1996
  • Named Montague Scholar,  College of Agriculture and Life Science, 2000.
  • Inducted into TAMU Center for Teaching Excellence, 2000.
  • Named Ford Design Fellow by Dwight Look College of Engineering to implement engineering design across the College of Engineering curriculum, 2001.
  • Named best teacher by BENG students, 2004.
  • Outstanding Service to Students Award for BAEG Department, 2004.
  • Outstanding Student Mentor, 2004, 2005
  • BAEG Department Outstanding Teacher, 2006.