Texas A&M AgriLife Research
PO Box 1658
11708 Highway 70 South
Vernon, TX 76384-1658
Office: (940) 552-9941 ext. 239
Program: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 2009, (Agricultural Economics)
M.S., West Texas A & M University, Canyon, TX, 2005, (Agricultural Economics)
B.S., Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea, 1999, (Economics)
I have been conducting research in various areas of natural resource including the groundwater modeling and the animal manure management system in the Southern Great Plains.
My primary area of focus has been in analyzing economic dimensions of various management practices to improve economic values of resources.
My research interests include the following objectives:
1. Quantify the economic consequences and impact on water resources of alternative agricultural management practices in the Texas High Plains and Rolling Plains.
2. Develop an economic model of alternative, sustainable bio-fuel production systems using rangeland biomass.
3. Analyze costs and risks associated with alternative methods of improving air quality in livestock production facilities (PM control and GHG emission)
4. Assess the economic feasibility of using animal manures on cropland and grassland and of using manure for energy production with alternative technical approaches.