Title: Professor, Director
Company: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Roger Hoy, PhD, Professor and Director at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in systems engineering.
A celebrated figure in his field, Dr. Hoy is a professor of biological systems engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and director of the Nebraska Test Laboratory. In his roles, he studies tractor and machinery test technology and participates in tractor performance and off-road vehicle design. Dr. Hoy commenced his career as a student at the University of Georgia, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in agricultural engineering. He went on to study at North Carolina State University, earning a Master of Science in 1986 and a Doctor of Philosophy in biological and agricultural engineering in 1990. Since that time, he has left a profound legacy in his industry.
A prolific author, Dr. Hoy has authored and coauthored several articles in esteemed journals, such as “Applying data from Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory to Predict Bare Diesel Engine Performance” in Applied Engineering in Agriculture in 2015, “Agricultural Industry Advanced Vehicle Technology: Benchmark Study for Reduction in Petroleum Use” in Idaho National Laboratory in 2014, and “Implementation of a ‘rapid design challenge’ in a cross-disciplinary senior capstone course and evaluation of device performance” in the American Society for Engineering Education.
In recognition of his exceptional accomplishments, Dr. Hoy has accrued several accolades from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, including a fellowship in 2015. They also awarded him the SMV Award in 2014, the Rosentretor Award in 2011, the Blue Ribbon Paper Award in 2010, the Standards Development Award in 2009, and a Presidential Citation in 2006. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has also honored Dr. Hoy with several recognitions, including the Parent Association Recognition Award in 2013, 2015, and 2016. In addition, he was the recipient of the Next Generation Award from the American National Standards Institute in 2008.
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