RESUME

  • BIO
  • College Station, TX

    GUY FIPPS, PhD, P.E.

    Professor and Extension Agricultural Engineer - Irrigation, Water Management
    Biological and Agricultural Engineering
    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
    Texas A&M University System
    College Station, Texas 77843-2117
  • EDUCATION
  • College Station, TX

    B.S. BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING, 1979

    TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

    Raleigh, NC

    M.S. BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING, 1984

    NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

    Raleigh, NC

    PH.D. BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING, 1998

    NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

  • ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
  • College Station, TX

    PROFESSOR AND EXTENSION AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER, 1988 - PRESENT

    TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

    Promotions in 1994, 1999
    Kabul, Afghanistan

    SENIOR ADVISOR FOR WATER, 2005 - 2006

    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

    Afghan Reconstruction Group, US Embassy-Kabul
    College Station, TX

    DIRECTOR, 2003 - 2012

    IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGY CENTER

    Texas A&M University System
    Raleigh, NC

    USDA NATIONAL NEEDS FELLOW, 1985 - 1988

    NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
    Central Africa

    AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER, 1984 - 1985

    CARE-INTERNATIONAL

    Chad, Africa
    Raleigh, NC

    GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, 1982 - 1984

    NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
    Austin, TX

    ENGINEER, 1981 - 1982

    RADIAN CORPORATION

    Environmental and Engineering Consulting
    College Station, TX

    RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 1980 - 1981

    TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION

    Department of Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University
    West Africa

    WELLS SPECIALIST - VOLUNTEER, 1975 - 1977

    PEACE CORPS

    Upper Volta (Burkina Faso)
  • HONORS AND AWARDS
  • PERSON OF THE YEAR, 2015

    IRRIGATION ASSOCIATION

    PEI PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER OF THE YEAR AWARD, 2014

    AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERS

    USCID MERRIAN IMPROVED IRRIGATION AWARD, 2013

    UNITED STATES COMMISSION ON IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE

    AWARD FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SURFACE IRRIGATION, 2012

    AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERS

    ICID JOURNAL OF IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE - BEST PAPER OF THE YEAR AWARD, 2012

    INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE

    AWARD FOR SUPERIOR SERVICE, 2009

    TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE