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Mathew G Pelletier

Agricultural Engineer


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Mathew G Pelletier
Cotton Production and Processing Research
Agricultural Engineer
mathew.pelletier@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (806) 746-5353
Fax: (806) 744-5028

1604 E FM 1294
LUBBOCK , TX 79403

Mathew Pelletier, Ph.D. (Specialization: Instrumentation and Signal Processing; University California 1998)
20 years with USDA-ARS Cotton Gin Laboratory Lubbock Texas as Research Scientist

Current Research Areas:  

 

  • Plastic contamination mitigation in cotton processing.
  • Instrumentation and sensor development for determination of cotton quality parameters to preserve and protect cotton fiber quality. 
  • Robotics, machine-vision and automation for cotton harvest and pre/post-harvest operations.
  • Cotton by-product utilization with a focus on development of acoustic tiles utilizing mycellium to convert cotton by-products into eco-friendly construction sound insulation.