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Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Creating Solutions. Sustaining the Future.

Looking for a great place to study? Our graduates safeguard and improve the earth, its resources and its people. Ignite your future here in ABE and design projects, apply solutions and more.

Whether you become an agricultural engineer, a biological systems engineer, an agricultural system technologist or an industrial technologist, you’ll find an exciting career in which you can make a difference.

The subjects we cover are diverse, but they all come together in designing and/or managing 21st century technology systems that impact peoples lives.

We want to help farmers find where in the field are the most critical places to implement conservation practices.

Kelly Nascimento Coelho

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Our Areas of Expertise

While maintaining our traditional connection to agriculture, our faculty researchers are also developing alternative production systems, leading innovative research for renewable energy sources, developing value-added products and processes, and implementing new methods to improve air and water quality. The ABE department’s research platform is organized into the five focus areas listed below.