Mission and Vision

Our Mission

The mission of the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department is:

  • To promote undergraduate student learning in agricultural and biosystems engineering and industrial and agricultural technology
  • To promote graduate student learning in agricultural and biosystems engineering and industrial and agricultural technology
  • To discover and improve new technologies for all stakeholders
  • To provide engineering and technology expertise in the fields of agriculture, industry, and biosystems for the state, nation, and world

Our Vision

ISU’s Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering: The premier team serving society through engineering and technology for agriculture, industry, and living systems.

Strategic Plan

Governance Documents

Diversity and Inclusion

ABE is committed to creating environments that allow all our students, faculty, and staff to thrive. These are our values and guiding principles:

  • Diversity in our students, staff, faculty, stakeholders, and viewpoints
  • Partnerships with stakeholders
  • Sustainability of resources and infrastructure
  • Systems approach
  • Lifelong learning