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Megh R. Goyal, Ph. D.
Professor
Ph.D. Ohio State University

Office
Mayagüez, PR 00680-9044
(787) 832-4040, Ext. 3717
E-Mail: m_goyal@ece.uprm.edu

Professional Preparation

  • Ph.D. (Engineering), The Ohio State University, 1979
  • M.Sc. (Engineering), The Ohio State University, 1977
  • B.Sc. (Engineering) Punjab Agric. University (India), 1971
  • M.Div Seminario Evangélico de Puerto Rico, 2001

Appointments

  • 2002-2003, Visiting Professor in Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, FL.
  • 1988-Present, Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez
  • 1983-1988, Associate Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez
  • 1979-1983, Assistant Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez
  • 1979, Post Doc- Res. Assoc., The Ohio State University.
  • 1976-1979, Res. Associate, The Ohio State University.
  • 1972-1975, Lecturer, Haryana Agric. University, India.

Professional Registration

  • Professional Engineer, College of Engineers & Surveyors of PR, 1986
  • AMIE (Eng.) Institution of Engineers (India), Calcutta, 1974

Areas of Expertise

  • Biofluid Dynamics of Human Body
  • Biomechanics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Biomedical Engineering Education
  • History of Engineering
  • Agricultural & Biological Engineering
  • Agricultural Mechanization
  • Micro Irrigation

Memberships and other information

  • 2002 – Associate Member, Biomedical Engineering Society
  • 1985 -- Life member, Caribbean Studies Association
  • 1982 -- Member, College of Engineers & Surveyors of Puerto Rico
  • 1982 -- Life member, US Committee of ICID
  • 1979 -- Life member, American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers
  • 1979 -- Member, Honor Society of Gamma Sigma Delta
  • 1979 -- Member, Honor Society of Alpha

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Goyal, Megh R., Editor. 2003. Biofluid Dynamics of Human Body Systems. Conference Proceedings by Biomedical Engineering Department at Florida International University. April 17,2003. ecopy at: http://faculty.eng.fiu.edu/~mgoyal/
  • Goyal, Megh R., Editor, 2004. Proceedings of the congress on: Engineering Biomechanics: Statics & Dynamics. University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez Campus. May 14,2004. http://www.uprm.edu/~mgoyal/biomechanics.htm
  • Goyal, Megh R. 2005. Water consumption by selected crops and climatology: Case study in Trinidad. Corporación Universitaria Santa Rosa de Cabal [UNISARC], Colombia. Boletín: Investigaciones de UNISARC, Volumen 4 No 1, pages 1-18.
  • Goyal, Megh R. 2006. Advances in Biofluid Mechanics of Human Body. Invited paper at 2006 Medical Device Conference in San Juan – PR. February 16.
  • Goyal, Megh R. and Victor H. Ramirez - Builes. 2007. Elements of Agroclimatology [Spanish]. Chapters 1 – 9. Pages 1- 389. Universitaria Santa Rosa de Cabal [UNISARC], Colombia.  Mayo de 2007. <http://www.ece.uprm.edu/~m_goyal/agroclimatologia.pdf>
  • Goyal. Megh R. 2006. Agricultural and Biomedical Engineering: Scope and Opportunities. Conference Paper at 24th Annual Meeting of ASABE – Puerto Rico Section, and at 4th LACCEI conference in PR at UPRM on June 18-22.
  • Goyal, Megh R Goyal and S. F. Shih, 2007. Generation of missing climatic data in Puerto Rico. Corporación Universitaria Santa Rosa de Cabal [UNISARC], Colombia. Boletín: Investigaciones de UNISARC, Volumen 5 No 1, paginas 1-11. enero
  • Goyal, Megh R. y Víctor H. Ramírez. 2006. Manejo de Riego Por Goteo. Capítulos 1– 21. Páginas 1- 589. Universitaria Santa Rosa de Cabal [UNISARC], Colombia. Accepted for publication.
  • Goyal, Megh R., 2007. Innovations in Science & Technology: Year 2017. Paper 2007-03 at San Juan -PR at Annual Meeting of PR Section of American Society of Agric. & Biological Engrs. http://asae.frymulti.com/section_meeting.asp?confid=smppr
    For complete list is available at:
    http://www.ece.uprm.edu/~m_goyal/publication.htm
    http://www.ece.uprm.edu/~m_goyal/home.htm
    http://www.uprm.edu/~mgoyal/biomechanics.htm
    http://www.ece.uprm.edu/~m_goyal/microirrigation.htm

Honors and Awards

  • 1969 Indian Soc. of Agric. Engrs. (ISAE) Best Student Paper Award
  • 1970 Students Soc. of Agric. Engrs. (India) Extension Award
  • 1976 The Ohio State University,: Deptt of Agric Engg Best Graduate Student Award
  • 1981 Puerto Rican Society of Agricultural Sciences (SOPCA) Scientist of the Year
  • 1983 Am. Soc. Agric. Engrs. (ASAE) Blue Ribbon Award
  • 1983 Am. Soc. Agric. Engrs. (ASAE) Research Paper Award
  • 1986 Am. Soc. Agric. Engrs. (ASAE) Blue Ribbon Award.
  • 1987 Am. Soc. Agric. Engrs. (ASAE) Nolan Mitchell Young Extension Worker Award
  • 1989 Am. Soc. Agric. Engrs. (ASAE): Puerto Rico Section Agricultural Engineer of the Year
  • 1989 Gamma Sigma Delta UPR-Mayagüez Research Scientist of the Year
  • 1989 Mayor of Juana Díaz - PR, January 18. Citation
  • 1991 Mayor of Ponce - PR, March 19 Citation
  • 1991 Am. Soc. Agric. Engrs. (ASAE) Blue Ribbon Award
  • 1992 Am. Soc. Agric. Engrs. (ASAE) Membership campaign winner of ASAE: Grand Prize.
  • 2001 University of Puerto Rico: July Dedication of First BIOFLUID MECHANICS Congress
  • 2001 PR Evangelical Seminary, Hato Rey: May 26 Felix Castro Rodriguez Academic Excellence
  • 2001 Methodist Church of Puerto Rico, Vieques - PR: June 7 Academic Excellence
  • 2002 Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi - India. Rashtrya Ratan Award; Bharat Excellence Award and Gold Medal:
  • 2002 PR Evangelical Seminary, Hato Rey – PR: January 11 Domingo Marrero Navarro Prize for top graduate student
  • 2005 Am. Soc. Agric. Engrs. (ASAE): Puerto Rico Section Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico
  • 2006 Mayor of Municipality of Moca – Puerto Rico Adopted son of Moca: April 20
  • 2006 University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez: Graduate School Irrigation Protagonist for June
  • 2007 Mayor of Municipality of Caguas/ Ponce/ Mayagüez – Puerto Rico and Senate of Puerto Rico: April 2. Proclaimed “Man of Drip Irrigation Technology in Puerto Rico”
  • 2008 Teaching Excellence Award by Faculty of Engineering at University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez: May.



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