exterior view of the Biorenewables Complex entry doors

It is an exciting time to be a part of the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State. The department continues to grow, and to accommodate this growth and address the most pressing issues of agricultural and biosystems engineering industries worldwide.

The department is housed in Elings Hall and Sukup Hall, which are part of Iowa State’s Biorenewables Complex that also includes the Biorenewables Research Laboratory. Elings Hall and Sukup Hall provide more than 100,000 square feet of modern research labs, classrooms, student spaces and offices offering a state-of-the-art learning and innovation environment. The quality research, teaching labs and classrooms are crucial for enabling our faculty to improve student learning, perform cutting edge research and work closely on projects with undergraduate students, graduate students, colleagues, and engineers from private industry to solve our global society’s problems of the 21st century.

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