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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 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 )

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

Pinto, Severino and Hoffmann, Gundula and Ammon, Christian and Amon, Barbara and Heuwieser, Wolfgang and Halachmi, Ilan and Banhazi, Thomas and Amon, Thomas (2019) Influence of barn climate, body postures and milk yield on the respiration rate of dairy cows. Annals of Animal Science, 19 (2). pp. 469-481.

Ji, Boyu and Banhazi, Thomas and Ghahramani, Afshin and Bowtell, Les and Wang, Chaoyuan and Li, Baoming (2019) Modelling of heat stress in a robotic dairy farm. Part 1: thermal comfort indices as the indicators of production loss. Biosystems Engineering. ISSN 1537-5110

Ji, Boyu and Banhazi, Thomas and Ghahramani, Afshin and Bowtell, Les and Wang, Chaoyuan and Li, Baoming (2019) Modelling of heat stress in a robotic dairy farm. Part 2: identifying the specific thresholds with production factors. Biosystems Engineering. ISSN 1537-5110

Banhazi, Thomas (2018) Airborne pollutant concentrations within and emission rates from Australian piggery buildings. In: Air quality and livestock farming. Sustainable Energy Developments, 15. Taylor & Francis (CRC Press), London, United Kingdom, pp. 141-152. ISBN 978-1-138-02703-9

Banhazi, Thomas (2018) Computer-based management of air quality data: development of a software system. In: Air quality and livestock farming. Sustainable Energy Developments, 15. Taylor & Francis (CRC Press), London, United Kingdom, pp. 349-361. ISBN 978-1-138-02703-9

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