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Department of Industrial Technology

Balaji Sethuramasamyraja

Balaji Sethuramasamyraja

Agricultural Information Systems
Office: IT 208
Phone: (559) 278-2333

Dr. Balaji Sethuramasamyraja (Dr. Seth) joined Industrial Technology team in 2006 serving Industrial Technology department and Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology academic programs through teaching, research and outreach activities in geospatial technology including - development of sensors, instrumentation and control systems, application of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & remote sensing, information systems, and robotics.

 Dr. Seth earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Madras, India and served the industry as a Reliability Engineer, Engineering Research and Development Center  at Caterpillar Inc., on mechanical design and development.  He furthered his research through MS in Industrial Engineering from University of Cincinnati, Ohio and PhD in Biological Systems and Agricultural Engineering from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska. 

 He is actively involved with Association of Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineers, California Geographic Information Systems, Association for Technology, Management and Applied Engineering professional societies. He takes immense pride in student advising, research and student success.

Dr. Seth is the Coordinator for the new Precision Agriculture Technology minor and the Program Director for the Agricultural Systems Management option. 

Fall 2021 Courses

Fall 2021 Courses Taught
Course Description
 IT 30 Exploring Technology and Systems
 IT 104  Product Design
 IT 118  Production Operations
 IT 198W  Technical Writing
 IT 190, IT 199, IT 290 & IT 298  Senior Projects


Fall 2021 Office Hours

Fall 2021 Office Hours
Day Hours
Thursday 02.00pm - 03.00pm
Friday 11.00am - 03.00pm






Mailing Address:
2255 East Barstow Avenue,
Fresno, CA 93740-8002
Phone : 559.278.2145
Fax : 559.278.5081