Terrance A. Fonstad

     Terrance A. Fonstad  B.E., M.Sc., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Agricultural and Bioresource Engineering

    Biography

    Ph.D. (University of Saskatchewan),
    2004 M.Sc. (University of Saskatchewan),
    1996 B.E. (University of Saskatchewan), 1988

    PROFESSOR FONSTAD's expertise is environmental engineering. His research and academic interests are in waste management and utilization, surface water and ground water protection and development, ion exchange in reactive groundwater transport, intensive livestock facility planning and development. He has been involved in the development and review of Waste Management Guidelines as well as municipal bylaw and planning activities.

    Professor Fonstad's professional engineering activities have included extensive industrial consultations on site investigations for the establishment of intensive livestock operations, development of guidelines for intensive livestock facilities, development of guidelines for the design and construction of earthen manure storages and environmental waste management and treatment systems.

    Professional associations include APES, CSAE, ASAE.

    Publications

    Refereed Journal Publications
    • Campbell, W.A., Fonstad, T., Pugsley, T. and Gerspacher, R. (2012). MBM fuel feeding system design and evaluation for FBG pilot plant, Waste Management, 32(6, June 2012), 1138-1147. Available online at: www.sciencedirect.com
    • Fonstad, T.A. (2011). Soni, Chirayu G., Dalai, Ajay K., Puglsey, Tood and Fonstad, Terry, 2011. Steam gasification of meat and bone meal in a two-stage fixed-bed reactor system. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, John Wiley and Sons. V6, N1, p 71-77, January 2011, . (**Data Created)
    • Soni, C.G., Dalai, A.K., Pugsley, T. and Fonstad, T.A. (2011). Steam gasification of meat and bone meal in a two-stage fixed-bed reactor system, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 6(1), 71-77. Available online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/apj.454/pdf
    • Soni, C.G., Wang, Z., Dalai, A.K., Pugsley, T. and Fonstad, T.A. (2009). Hydrogen production via gasification of meat and bone meal in two-stage fixed bed reactor, Fuel, 88(5), 920-925. Available online at: www.sciencedirect.com
    • Soni, C.G., Wang, Z., Dalai, A.K., Pugsley, T. and Fonstad, T.A. (2009). Hydrogen Production via Gasification of Meat and Bone Meal in Two-Stage Fixed-Bed Reactor System, Fuel, 88(5), 920-25.
    Refereed Conference Proceedings
    • Alotaibi, K., Schoenau, J.J. and Fonstad, T.A. (2011). Biochars and ashes produced from pyrolysis and gasification as amendments to increase the fertility of a Brown Chernozem soil., Canadian Society of Soil Science Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 22, 2011.
    • Muench, T. and Fonstad, T.A. (2007). Muench, T.C. and T. Fonstad. Designing Evaluation into Open-ended Design Labs. The Second CDEN International Conference on Design Education, Innovation, and Practice Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada, July 18-20, 2005, . Available online at: http://www.cden.ca/2005/2ndCDEN-conference/data/10112.pdf (**Data Created)
    Non-refereed Conference Proceedings
    • Gaudet, M. and Fonstad, T.A. (2012). Bench Scale Optimization of Solid State Anareobic Digestion Operation Parameters for Cattle Feedlot Manure, 4th Annual Farm and Food Biogas Conference and Exhibition, London, Ontario, March 5-7, 2012.
    • Pugsley, T., Gerspacher, R., Wang, Z., Campbell, W. and Fonstad, T.A. (2009). Development of a Pilot Scale Fluidized Bed Gasifier for the Gasification of Meat and Bone Meal Powder, International Conference on Polygeneration Strategies (ICPS 2009), Vienna, Austria, September 1 - September 4, 2009.
    • Fonstad, T.A., Soni, C.G., Kulkarni, M., Dalai, A.K., Pugsley, T. and Zang, Z. (2009). Gasification of Meat and Bone Meal, 3rd International Symposium: Management of Animal Carcasses, Tissue and Related Byproducts, University of California at Davis, California, USA, July 21-23. Available online at: extension.umaine.edu
    • Soni, C.G., Wang, Z., Dalai, A.K., Pugsley, T. and Fonstad, T.A. (2008). Syngas/Hydrogen Production Via Gasification of Meats and Bone Meal, AIChE Spring Meeting Conference Proceedings, New Orleans, LA, USA, April 6-10, 1-5.
    • Soni, C.G., Wang, Z., Dalai, A.K., Pugsley, T. and Fonstad, T.A. (2008). Syngas/hydrogen production via gasification of meat and bone meal, Conference on Emerging Energy Frontiers in Research and Innovation. Topical Conference at the 2008 AlChE Spring National Meetin, New Orleans, LA, USA, April 6-10, 22-8. Available online at: www.allriskengineering.com
    • Fonstad, T.A. (2006). Earthen Manure Storages:Risks and Solutions, In the proceedings of the Manure Management Conference: Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions, Red Deer, Alberta, June 26-28, 30-34. Available online at: http://www.manuremanagement.ca/PDFs/Terry%20Fonstad.pdf
    Conference Presentations / Poster Presentations
    • Town, J., Annand, H., Dumonceaux, T.J. and Fonstad, T.A. (2012). Optimization of Anaerobic Digestion for Methane Production, Growing the Margins: Rural Green Conference and Exhibition, London, Ontario, March 5-7, 2012.
    • Campbell, W., Pugsley, T., Fonstad, T.A., Gerspacher, R. and Wang, Z. (2009). Fluid Bed Gasification Pilot Plant Fuel Feeding System Evaluation, Bioenergy 2009, Jyväskylä, Finland, August 31-September 4, Paper No. 8.3 in Session 8.
    • Soni, C., Wang, Z., Dalai, A.K., Pugsley, T. and Fonstad, T.A. (2008). Investigating the Effects of Key Parameters in Gasification of Meat and Bone Meal, CHEMCON-2008, Chandigarh, India, Dec 24-27.
    • Derdall, E. and Fonstad, T.A. (2007). Best Management of Solar Powered Miniature pivots for Irrigation of High Value Crops, CWRA National Conference 2007 - Science and Technology: Implications for Water Management, 60th Annual. CWRA National Conferenc, Saskatoon, Sask., June 25-28, 2007.
    • Derdall, E. and Fonstad, T.A. (2007). Best Management of Solar Powered Miniature pivots for Irrigation of High Value Crops, PFRA Technology and Innovation Symposium: Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, Regina, Sask., February 21-22, 2007.
    • Sander, M., Maule, C. and Fonstad, T. (2005). Hydraulic properties of a feedlot manure pack; a preliminary investigation, North Central ASABE/CSBE Conference, Brookings, South Dakota, United States, Sept 29 to Oct 1, Paper No. SD05502.
    • Maule, C., White, L. and Fonstad, T. (2005). Water gains and losses from cattle feedlot pens, North Central ASABE/CSBE, Brookings, South Dakota, United states, Sept 29 to Oct 1, Paper No. SD05503.
    Invited Lecture/Talk
    • Pratt, D.L., Dumonceaux, T.J. and Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2012). Leachate Movement beneath Two Carcass Burial Sites., 4th International Symposium: Managing Animal Mortalities, Products, By-products and Associated Health Risk, Dearborn, Michigan, May 21-24, 2012.
    • Pratt, D.L., Dumonceaux, T.J. and Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2012). Behavior of Microbial Communities beneath a Mortalities Burial Site using CPN-60 Taxonomic Profiling, 4th International Symposium: Managing Animal Mortalities, Products, By-products and Associated Health Risk, Dearborn, Michigan, May 21-24, 2012.
    • Pratt, D.L., Dumonceaux, T.J. and Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2012). Using Novel Taxonomic Profiling Techniques to Evaluate Microbial Communities in Soil beneath a Mortalities Burial Site, 4th International Symposium: Managing Animal Mortalities, Products, By-products and Associated Health Risk, Dearborn, Michigan, May 21-24, 2012.
    • Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2007). SRM Disposal Options: Composting, Gasification, etc., Specified Risk Material (SRM) Disposal Seminar, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 19, 2007.
    • Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2007). Hog Mortality Composting: Experiences and Technologies Available, Compost Matters! Presented by the Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators and The Composting Council of Canada, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, March 21, 2007.
    • Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2007). Engineering and Beef Production, Saskatchewan Beef Symposium, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, February 7-9, 2007.
    • Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2007). What do we do with the Deads pile? Saskatchewan Beef Symposium, February 7&8 2007, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan., . (**Data Created)
    • Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2007). Engineers and Beef Production. Saskatchewan Beef Symposium. February 7&8 2007, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan., . (**Data Created)
    • Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2006). Challanges and Opportunities of SRM and Mortalities Management, Presented: Canadian Food Inspetion Agency and Saskatchewan Agriculture and Food Joint Strategic Planning Committee Meeting, Regina, Saskatchewan, July 5.
    • Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2006). Earthen Manure Storages: Risks and Solutions, In the proceedings fo the Manure Management Conference: Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions, Red Deer, Alberta, June 26-28.
    • Fonstad, T.A. (Invited) (2005). Challanges and Opportunities of SRM and Mortalities Management., Presented to the Canadian Food Inspetion Agency (CFIA) Federal Strategic Planning Committee Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, October 25.