Megh R. Goyal
|Megh R. Goyal|
|Born||Sangrur district, Punjab (India)|
|Occupation||Agricultural and Biomedical Engineer|
|Known for||Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico|
Goyal earned his high school diploma from Prem Sabha High School in Sangrur; B.Sc. degree in Agricultural Engineering from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana - India; M.Sc. degree (1977) and Ph.D. (1979) from the Ohio State University, Columbus; Master of Divinity (2001) from Puerto Rico Evangelical Seminary, Hato Rey – Puerto Rico.
Goyal was a soil conservation inspector; Research Assistant & Lecturer at Haryana Agricultural University and research associate at the Ohio State University; and Research Agricultural Engineer at Agricultural Experiment Station of University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Campus. He was first agricultural engineer to receive the professional license in Agricultural Engineering in 1971 from Institution of Engineers (India); in 1986 from College of Engineers & Surveyors of Puerto Rico. For his pioneering work on Micro - irrigation, he is known as a "Drip Irrigation Man" in Puerto Rico.
Goyal is currently a retired professor of agricultural engineering and biomedical engineering at the College of Engineering of the University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Campus and Senior Editor - in - Chief for <appleacademicpress.com>
Prof. Goyal has authored journal articles and text books such as: “Introduction to Agriclimatology”, “Management of Drip/trickle or Micro Irrigation”, “Biofluid Mechanics of Human Body” On September 16, 2005, Goyal was named as “Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico for the 20th Century” by the ASABE – Puerto Rico Section, for his pioneer work on irrigation, evapotranspiration, climatology, and soil & water engineering. During his professional career of 46 years, he has received numerous awards.
Goyal was born in Punjab in India. His late parents were natives of Punjab State. Megh Raj Goyal was married to Subhadra Goyal who was a Methodist pastor in Rincon, Puerto Rico. They has three children.
- "Puerto Rico Section Honors Megh R. Goyal as Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico". Findarticles.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- "Dr. Megh R. Goyal: OSU Proud". Qué Pasa, OSU?. 2006-01-17. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- Paul L. McConnie (November 1, 2005). "Puerto Rico Section honors Megh R. Goyal as Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico". HighBeam Research. Retrieved 2012-08-13. (subscription required)
- "Manejo de Rigeo por Goteo: Dr. Megh R. Goyal". Electrical and Computer Engineering: University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- Megh R Goyal (2003-04-17). "Proceedings of Congress on "Biofluid Dynamics of Human Body Systems"". Florida International University. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- "Publications by Professor Megh R. Goyal". Electrical and Computer Engineering: University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- "Celebran congreso sobre manejo de riego por goteo". AgrotemasOnline.com. April 2, 2007. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- "Methodist Church of Rincon". Web.archive.org. 2009-10-26. Archived from the original on October 26, 2009. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- Investigaciones de UNISARC, Volume 5, No. 1, July 2007, pages 1–11.
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- http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa5409/is_/ai_n21382637 Puerto Rico Section Honors Megh R. Goyal as Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico
- http://asae.frymulti.com/abstract.asp?aid=23602&t=1 List of Papers from Puerto Rico
- http://asae.frymulti.com/section_meeting.asp?confid=smppr Innovations in Science & Technology: Year 2107
- http://asae.frymulti.com/abstract.asp?aid=23603&t=1 AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING IN PUERTO RICO 1907 - 2007: HISTORY AND FUTURE
- http://asae.frymulti.com/abstract.asp?aid=23641&t=1 The Innovations in Science & Technology: Year 2107, Silver Jubilee Report
- http://asae.frymulti.com/abstract.asp?aid=21084&t=1 AGRICULTURAL AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING: SCOPE AND OPPORTUNITIES
- http://www.zoominfo.com/Search/ReferencesView.aspx?PersonID=33314856 Megh R Goyal’s Profile
- http://www1.universia.net/CatalogaXXI/C10059PPVEII1/E149976/index.html Megh R Goyal’s Profile
- http://www.asabe.org/membership/sections/dist2pr.html Megh R Goyal’s Profile
- http://www.uprm.edu/ciym/Faculty/mgoyal.html Megh R Goyal, Faculty Member at University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
- Editorial Comments by Megh R Goyal
- http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-8845795_ITM 25 years of memberships in ASABE, Goyal
- http://www.medicaldevicepuertorico.com/images/100416/2006pdf/MED06ConfWL2.pdf Goyal is invited speaker
- Puerto Rico celebrates 100th Anniversary of ASABE, page 10
- Senate of Puerto Rico Recognizes Megh R Goyal.