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Douglas Overhults, Ph.D., P.E.

Extension Professor Emeritus

Contact

(270) 365-7541 ext. 211

Website

Appointments

1988 ‐Present Associate Extension Professor; University of Kentucky, Agricultural Engineering Department.

1982‐88 Assistant Extension Professor; University of Kentucky, Agricultural Engineering Department.

1978‐82 Visiting Extension Specialist; University of Nebraska‐Lincoln, Agricultural Engineering Department.  

1972‐78 Extension Agricultural Engineer; University of Kentucky, Agricultural Engineering Department.  

1971‐72 Graduate Research Assistant; University of Kentucky, Agricultural Engineering Department. 

1968‐70 Field Reporter; USDA, Ohio County (KY) ASCS.  


Education

Ph.D., Engineering / Bioenvironmental, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1982.

M.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1975.

B.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1970.


My extension research studies and aids Kentucky livestock and poultry growers and the challenges faced in adapting to rapidly changing housing systems and environmental standards. I work out of the UK Agricultural Experiment Station in Princeton, Kentucky.

Research Interest:

Controlled Environment Systems Engineering