PoultryTech Newsletter, Volume 28, Issue 1, Spring, 2016
Researcher Profile:
John Pierson

Job title: Principal Research Engineer

 

Education: M.S., Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology; B.S., Engineering, United States Military Academy (West Point)

 

Areas of research expertise: Environmental Engineering

 

List of any poultry industry projects you’re working on and your role: Principal Investigator for Dynamic Filtration and Stormwater Management research projects

 

What I find most rewarding about working on poultry industry projects: Getting to know the poultry industry people

 

A talent I wish I had: Buy low, sell high

 

Another occupation I’d like to try: Historic home renovation

 

My first job: Grocery store bag boy

 

If I could meet someone famous, who would it be and why: Tom Silva (This Old House) – king of historic home renovation

 

One thing people may not know about me: I am an early riser (4:21 a.m.)

 

My day would not be complete without: Hugs from my daughters

 

The last book I read: Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base

 

The last movie I saw: ASCE’s (American Society of Civil Engineers) Dream Big IMAX (shameless plug)

 

My favorite song: Let It Ride by BTO (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)

 

My motto: Begin each day with a grateful heart

 

My hobbies: Home renovation

 

 

Milad Navaei, ATRP Research Engineer