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