Deepak R. Keshwani

Assistant Professor of Biological Systems Engineering 

Office: 204 L. W. Chase Hall
Phone: (402) 472-6714




Ph.D. Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University
M.S. Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S. Biological Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


60% teaching
40% research

Teaching Interests 
  • Introductory and capstone courses in mechanized systems management
  • Processing and handling of agricultural products and biomass
  • Biomass and bioenergy engineering
Research Interests
  • Biochemical conversion of cellulosic biomass
  • Biomass harvest and supply chain logistics
  • Process modeling and optimization

Selected Publications

Professional Memberships

American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE)
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)

Professional Recognition
  • 2012-13 Certificate of Recognition for Contribution to Students, UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association
  • 2012 Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 2010 Research Development Fellow. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 2009 Boyd-Scott Research Award. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers