Vincent F. Bralts is a Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University. Dr. Bralts received his B.S. from Cornell University, M.S. from University of Hawaii and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Since arriving at Purdue he has served as the Head of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, the Interim Head of Nuclear Engineering and the Associate Dean for Resource Planning and Management in the College of Engineering. Dr. Bralts' research interests include Water Resources Planning and Management, International Development, Irrigation Performance, Irrigation Systems Design and Management, Expert Systems for Environmental Decision Making, Hydraulic Network Analysis, Irrigation Scheduling, Engineering Education and Administration.