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Assoc Prof Thomas Banhazi

Assoc Prof Thomas Banhazi
Name Thomas Banhazi
Position Adjunct Associate Professor
Section School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Phone +61 7 4631 1191
Extension 1191
Email
Qualifications GDipAg Adelaide , PhD i>Adelaide
Languages Hungarian (non accredited translator)
Homepage http://www.ncea.org.au/index.php?option=com_comprofiler & task=userProfile & user=117 & Itemid=154
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Animal Production not elsewhere classified ( 070299 )
  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified ( 070199 )
  • Animal Production not elsewhere classified ( 300399 )
  • Agriculture ( 300299 )

Research interests
• Animal housing
• Air quality and ventilation issues
• Management of thermal environment in livestock buildings
• Precision Livestock farming
• Image analysis in Agriculture
• Instrumentation & sensor technologies

Professional memberships
• Chair and Vice-Chair of the "Australian Society for Engineering in Agriculture (SEAg)" (2007-on going)
• President of the "CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering) - "Farm buildings, Equipment, Structures and Environment" expert group – Section II.
• Vice-Chair of the "CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering) –working group "Image Analysis for Agricultural Processes and Products "
• Executive and Technical Board member of the "CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering)
• Executive Board member of the “International Society for Animal Hygiene”
• Member of the "European Society of Agricultural Engineers"

Industry affiliations
• Guest editor of the special issues of the ‘Australian Journal of Multi-disciplinary Engineering’ featuring Agricultural Engineering articles (in 2008 and 2011)
• Member of Editorial Board of the “International Journal of Agricultural Engineering”
• Member of Editorial Board for CIGR E-Journal
• Guest editor of the special issues of the ‘Biosystems Engineering’
• Editor of Wageningen Academic Press (WAP) book on ‘Livestock housing

USQ Research affiliations

  • National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA)

Currently teaching courses/programs
• ENG4112 - Engineering Research Project
• AGR 2902 Field practice
• ENV2201 Land studies
• AGR2301 Agricultural Science
• AGR3903 Soil and Water Engineering Practice 2

Administrative responsibilities
Program Leader - NCEA student programs

Research most recent
1. Takai H. and Banhazi T. (2013) Special issue on emissions from naturally ventilated livestock buildings. Biosystems Engineering 116 (3):213 18.
2. Neves, DP.; Banhazi, TM. And Nääs, IA. (2014) Feeding behaviour of broiler chickens: a review on the biomechanical characteristics Brazilian Journal of Poultry Science 16(2) 1-16
3. Banhazi, T. M. (2013) Seasonal, diurnal and spatial variations of environmental variables in Australian Livestock buildings. Australian Journal of Multi-disciplinary Engineering 10 (1) 60-69
4. Bjerg B., Norton T., Banhazi T., Zhang G., Bartzanas T., Liberati P., Cascone G., Lee I.B. and Marucci A. (2013) Modelling of ammonia emissions from naturally ventilated livestock buildings. Part 1: Ammonia release modelling. Biosystems Engineering 116 (3):232-245.
5. Banhazi, T. M., H. Lehr, J. L. Black, H. Crabtree, P. Schofield, M. Tscharke and D. Berckmans (2012) Precision Livestock Farming: An international review of scientific and commercial aspects. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering 5(3): 1-9


Research most notable
Livestock Housing: modern management to ensure optimal health and welfare of farm animals (2013) Wageningen Academic Publishers, Editors: A. Aland and T. Banhazi, pages: 496

Biosystems Engineering (2013) 116 (3) 213-308 Elsevier B.V. Special Issue: Emissions from Naturally Ventilated Livestock Buildings, Edited by Hisamitsu Takai and Thomas Banhazi


Publications in ePrints

Ji, Boyu and Banhazi, Thomas and Perano, Kristen and Ghahramani, AfshinORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9648-4606 and Bowtell, Les and Wang, Chaoyuan and Li, Baoming (2020) A review of measuring, assessing and mitigating heat stress in dairy cattle. Biosystems Engineering, 199. pp. 4-26. ISSN 1537-5110

Ji, Boyu and Banhazi, Thomas and Ghahramani, AfshinORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9648-4606 and Bowtell, Les and Wang, Chaoyuan and Li, Baoming (2020) Modelling of heat stress in a robotic dairy farm. Part 1: thermal comfort indices as the indicators of production loss. Biosystems Engineering, 199. pp. 27-42. ISSN 1537-5110

Ji, Boyu and Banhazi, Thomas and Ghahramani, AfshinORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9648-4606 and Bowtell, Les and Wang, Chaoyuan and Li, Baoming (2020) Modelling of heat stress in a robotic dairy farm. Part 2: identifying the specific thresholds with production factors. Biosystems Engineering, 199. pp. 43-57. ISSN 1537-5110

Ji, Boyu and Banhazi, Thomas and Ghahramani, AfshinORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9648-4606 and Bowtell, Les and Wang, Chaoyuan and Li, Baoming (2020) Modelling of heat stress in a robotic dairy farm. Part 3: rumination and milking performance. Biosystems Engineering, 199. pp. 58-72. ISSN 1537-5110

Ji, Boyu and Banhazi, Thomas and Ghahramani, AfshinORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9648-4606 and Bowtell, Les and Wang, Chaoyuan and Li, Baoming (2020) Modelling of heat stress in a robotic dairy farm. Part 4: Time constant and cumulative effects of heat stress. Biosystems Engineering, 199. pp. 73-82. ISSN 1537-5110

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Animal Production not elsewhere classified ( 070299 )
  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified ( 070199 )
  • Animal Production not elsewhere classified ( 300399 )
  • Agriculture ( 300299 )


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