Nathan Utt

Ph.D. Graduate Student
307 BioAgEng Building

1390 Eckles Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Gary Sands

Ph.D. (In progress) - Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Engineering and Management (BBSEM), University of Minnesota

M.S.E.- Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2010 
Impacts of drainage water managment on crop growth, soil quality, and nitrate loads. 

B.A.- Physics, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, 2007 
Heat capacity anomaly in a nitrobenzene+dodecane mixture

Areas of Interest

Engineering water management systems to maximize both economic and environmental benefits. 

Select Publications

  • Utt, N., D. Jaynes, J. Albertsen. Demonstrate and evaluate saturated buffers at field scale to reduce nitrates and phosphorus from subsurface field drainage systems. Project report submitted to the USDA-NRCS and USDA-FSA (2015).
  • Adeuya, R., N. Utt, J. Frankenberger, L. Bowling, E. Kladivko, S. Brouder, and B. Carter. Impacts of drainage water management on subsurface drain flow, nitrate concentration, and nitrate loads in Indiana. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. November/December 2012. 67(6) 474-484.
  • Utt, N.J., S.Y. Lehman, and D.T. Jacobs. 2007. Heat capacity of the liquid-liquid mixture nitrobenzene and dodecane near the critical point. Journal of Chemical Physics. 127-104505. 2007.