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Ying Chen (Ph.D, P.Eng)


Department of Biosystems Engineering

University of Manitoba



Department of Biosystems Engineering

E2-376 EITC

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canada R3T 5V6

Email : ying.chen@umanitoba.ca

Phone: (204) 474-6292

Fax: (204) 474-7512



1993 Ph.D. McGill University, Canada; program: Agricultural Engineering

1984 M.Sc. Beijing Agricultural Mechanisation College (current China Agricultural University), China, Program: Agricultural Engineering

1982 B.Sc. Jiamusi Agricultural Machinery College (current Jiamusi University), China; program: Agricultural Engineering



2017 Fellow of CSBE/SCGAB, given by the Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE/SCGAB)

2017 Faculty of Engineering Award for Excellence in Engineering Education ($2,000), given by Faculty of Engineering, University of Manitoba

2006 Glenn Downing Award, given by the Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE/SCGAB)



     The Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE)

     American Society for Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE)

     International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems (ISTVS)

     International Soil Tillage Research Organization (ISTRO)

     Association of Overseas Chinese Agricultural, Biological and Food Engineer (AOC)

     Association of Chinese Professors in Manitoba (ACPM)

     Manitoba Institute for Materials (MIM)

     Manitoba Composites Innovation Centre (CIC)



BIOE4590 Management of By-product from Animal Production

BIOE3400 Design of Structural Components in Machines

BIOE7290 Biosystems Engineering Graduate Seminar

BIOE7240 Special Problems in Biosystems Engineering

BIOE7280 Discrete Element Modeling in Biosystems Engineering

BIOE7310 Material Incorporations into Soil


Research areas

     Discrete element modeling (DEM) and PFC3D

     Agricultural machinery

     Soil dynamics

     Conservation agriculture

     Soil, tillage, and seeding

     Hemp, flax, canola, and other plant fibres

     Land applications of manure

     Landmine neutralization