New York, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2011
Ashford Publishing is excited to announce that Dr. Wesley F. Buchele, author and Agricultural Engineering Educator, will be having an on-air discussion on July 21st at 12PM EST with our host Rob Michaels on Ashford Radio. Ashford Publishing speaks with executives, professionals and leaders of industry in order to share their wealth of knowledge with others.
Dr. Buchele earned his B.S. in Agricultural Engineering from Kansas State University, his M.S. in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Arkansas and his Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering and Soil Physics from Iowa State College (later, University.)
Dr. Buchele served his country in the U. S. Army Artillery and Infantry where he was stationed in the Pacific. After his service, Dr. Buchele acted as a junior engineer at the John Deere Waterloo Works. From there he returned to academia and became an Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas. He was a Graduate Assistant at Iowa State College where he went on to become an Assistant and then Full Professor at Iowa State College. There he originated many courses including those on Agricultural Safety, the first of their kind taught in the United States. He was also an Associate Professor at Michigan State University. Dr. Buchele retired from Iowa State University on June 30, 1989. In addition to his national educational experience, he also taught in the capacity of Visiting Professor at the University of Ghana.
Dr. Buchele was a member of many prominent national and state organizations including the Society of Automotive Engineers, the International Society on Terrain-Vehicle Systems and the National Institute of Agricultural Engineers in England.
Dr. Buchele has been granted over 20 patents by the U. S. government, the most well known being the patent for a, "machine for Forming and Handling Large Round Bales of a Fibrous Material." Additionally, Dr. Buchele is the published author of 18 books including, “Just Call Us Lucky,” which he wrote with his brother Luther Buchele. He also has a seven series collection of papers with the Special Collections Department of Iowa State University detaining his correspondence, films, professional activities, papers, patents, class materials and biographical information
Please tune into http://www.ashfordradio.com on July 21st at 12PM EST to hear Dr. Buchele’s interview. If you would like to ask him any questions on air, please call (706) 542-4100 between 12PM and 12:30PM EST on July 21ST.