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Cary A Mitchell

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Professor of Horticulture
765.494.1347
765.494.0391
Horticulture Room 109A
625 Agriculture Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010

Area of Expertise: Plant Phys. & Controlled Env. Ag.

 

Awards & Honors

(2005) Chair of the ASHS Board of Directors (2005). American Society for Horticultural Science.

(2005) Silver Acorn "Seeds for Success" Award presented to individuals/teams who have brought significant grants to Purdue University. Purdue University Provost and Vice President for Research.

(2004) ASHS Citation of Appreciation for Distinguished Services Rendered (2004). American Society for Horticultural Sciences.

(2003) ASHS President (2003). American Society for Horticultural Science.

(2003) Principal Investigator and Director, ALS NSCORT (2003-2006). NASA Specialized Center of Research and Training in Advanced Life Support.

Selected Publications

Massa, G. D., Santini, J. B., & Mitchell, C. A. (2010). Minimizing energy utilization for growing strawberries during long-duration space habitation. Advances in Space Research, 46, 735-743.

Massa, G. D., Kim, H. H., Wheeler, R. M., & Mitchell, C. A. (2008). Plant Productivity in Response to LED Lighting. HortScience, 43(7), 1951-1956.

Montgomery, J. A., Bressan, R. A., & Mitchell, C. A. (2004). Optimizing environmental conditions for mass application of mechano-dwarfing stimuli to Arabidopsis. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 129(3), 339-343.

Massa, G. D., Emmerich, J. C., Morrow, R. C., Bourget, C. M., & Mitchell, C. A. (2006). Plant-growth lighting for space life support: a review. Gravitational and Space Biology, 19(2), 19-29. Retrieved from www.asgsb.org

Massa, G. D., Emmerich, J. C., Mick, M. E., Kennedy, R. J., Morrow, R. C., & Mitchell, C. A. (2005). Development and testing of an efficent LED intracanopy lighting design for minimizing equivalent system mass in an advanced life-support system (Grav Space Biol Bul 2005). Gravitational and Space Biology Bulletin, 18(2), 87-88. Retrieved from www.asgsb.org

Massa, G. D., Mick, M. E., Weiss, I., Montgomery, J. A., Mortley, D. G., Mauer, L. J., & Mitchell, C. A. (2005). Effects of root-zone volume, vine pruning, and season on yield, proximate composition, and anti-oxidant capacity of sweetpotato (Ipomea batatas Lam.) L. TU-82-155)- a peer-reviewed proceedings article (ICES Proceedings 2005). International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), 2005(01), 2816. Retrieved from http://www.sae.org/events/ice/

Massa, G. D., Emmerich, J. C., Morrow, R. C., & Mitchell, C. A. (2005). Development of a reconfigurable LED plant-growth-lighting system for equivalent system mass reduction in an advanced life-support system (ICES 2005). ICES, 2005(01), 2955. Retrieved from http://www.sae.org/events/ice/

Chiam, T. C., Yih, Y., & Mitchell, C. A. (2010). Development of theoretical approaches to the control of a water-treatment system. Advances in Space Research, 46, 1418-1426.

Chiam, T. C., Yih, Y., & Mitchell, C. A. (2010). Control policies for a water-treatment system using the Markov decision process: Part II: simulation and analysis. Habitation, 12, 27-32.

Chiam, T. C., Yih, Y., & Mitchell, C. A. (2010). Control policies for a water-treatment system using the Markov decision process: Part I: mathematical formulation. Habitation, 12, 21-26.