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Gary A. Clark

Interim dean, Carl R. Ice College of Engineering
Professor of biological and agricultural engineering

Gary Clark

Gary Clark is the interim dean of the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering and a professor of biological and agricultural engineering. He has been at Kansas State University since 1994 and is a registered professional engineer.

Clark's technical expertise is in the design and management of irrigation systems and in the administration/oversight of engineering degree programs and program assessment. He's had a faculty position in teaching, research and extension. He has taught courses and workshops on the design and management of irrigation systems with a focus on both sprinkler irrigation and microirrigation systems, and on energy use in agricultural systems.

His research has focused on the use of microirrigation technology for applying wastewater resources, hydraulics of irrigation systems, irrigation scheduling and the performance assessment of center pivot irrigation systems.

He has also served in administrative roles as head of the biological and agricultural engineering department and senior associate dean.

Clark earned a bachelor's degree, with honors, and master's degree in agricultural engineering, both from the University of Florida, and a doctorate in agricultural engineering from Texas A&M University.

Clark can be contacted at 785-532-5590 or gac@k-state.edu.