College of Engineering

Research Area(s)

  • Livestock transport
  • Animal welfare
  • Livestock production

Research Group

Engineering for Agriculture

Research Interests

  • Welfare of farm animals (cattle, swine, and poultry) during transport
  • Energy demand in livestock production
  • Poultry production and welfare
  • Weed detection in densely seeded crops


  • BSc (Manitoba), 1988
  • MSc (Manitoba), 1990
  • PhD (California), 1995

Dr. Crowe started as an Assistant Professor at the University of Saskatchewan in 1996 and was promoted to Associate Professor and Full Professor in 1998 and 2002, respectively. In July of 2004, he assumed the role of Head for the Department of Agricultural and Bioresource Engineering. He was recognized as the Young Engineer of the Year by the Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering in 2002 and received the Teaching Excellence Award from the U of S College of Engineering in 2003.

Dr. Crowe is now the Associate Dean of the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

He is a Professional Engineer, registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan and a member of the Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering and the American Society of Agricultural Engineers.