Dr. Doug Kingman completed his bachelors of Science from the Department of Agriculture Engineering at Texas A&M University in 1990. In 1998, he obtained a Masters of Agricultural Education from Texas A&M before pursuing a Master of Science at Purdue University in 1999. In 2002, Dr. Kingman was awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy from the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue while teaching at Illinois State University. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Agricultural Systems Management in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University.
Dr. Kingman’s involvement with AgrAbility began in 1998 at Purdue University. While at Purdue he studied under the supervision of Dr. Bill Field, the founder of AgrAbility. He has been fortunate to be involved with many aspects of the program, including farm assessments, assistive technology development, testing, evaluating, building partner relationships and client recruitment. Currently Dr. Kingman is the Farm Assessment Coordinator for the Texas AgrAbility Project. His expertise allows him to evaluate the farm/ranch equipment and make recommendations that would improve the farmer/rancher’s ability to continue in their occupation to their fullest capacity.