Advanced Machinery Engineering and Manufacturing Systems

Engineering_2014-002editWelcome to the web pages of ABE’s Advanced Machinery Engineering and Manufacturing Systems group. We are dedicated to engineering new technologies and systems which enhance the productivity, efficiency, and performance of advanced machinery and manufacturing systems. We have many key areas of research and outreach including advanced machine design, machinery automation and robotics, sensor development, machinery and manufacturing system modeling, embedded systems, and precision technologies for production agriculture. In addition, much of our current work addresses critical needs within the developing bioeconomy. We are also directly connected to three ABE degree options: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Systems Technology, and Industrial Technology.


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Research and Extension Laboratories

Mechatronics Research Laboratory
Agricultural Machinery Extension Publications
Precision Agriculture

Graduate Courses

Modeling and Controls for Agricultural Systems.
Applied Computational Intelligence for Agricultural and Biological Systems
Electronic Systems Integration for Agricultural Machinery and Production Systems
Advanced Design and Manufacturing
Comprehensive Modern Manufacturing Systems
Precision Farming Systems – Advanced Concepts and Applications