Dr. Wesley “Clint” Hoffmann is an Agricultural Engineer with the USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in College Station, TX. After receiving a M.S. from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in Agricultural Engineering, Dr. Hoffmann joined ARS with a focus on aerial application research, where he serves as the Lead Scientist of the Aerial Application Technology project. His research efforts are focused on effects of physical properties and nozzle operational parameters on spray atomization, spray evaluation and development, and sampling methodologies for measuring spray droplet transport in the environment. He has authored or co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed articles on application technology and another 50 or so magazine or conference proceeding papers. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, Texas AAA, and NAAA. He serves on NAAA’s Research and Technology Committee and NAAREF’s Operation S.A.F.E and PAASS Program Development committees.