BAE News


What is BAE?

In the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering we embrace natural solutions. See how we’re managing natural resources to address grand challenges related to providing food, water, fiber and energy locally and globally.


Our numbers:

Graduate program ranked #8 in the nation

220 Undergraduate Students

75 Graduate Students

Over $5 million in new grants awarded in 2018

28 Total Faculty Members (as of January 2019)

9 New Assistant Professors since 2017

Strong industry connections

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate research can jumpstart your career while gaining technical and soft skills that set you apart from the pack. Hear from BAE faculty and students how undergraduate research impacted their lives for the better.




Explore our Research and Extension Area

Think and Do

Broaden Your World

Student Organizations: Choose from our department organizationsCollege of Engineering and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student organizations to network with other students and professionals outside the classroom.

Co-op Experience: Gain hands-on job experience while pursuing your degree – and get paid for it – through the Cooperative Education Program.

Study Abroad: Engineer without borders. Many employers look for graduates with international experience and cultural knowledge. Study Abroad fosters the ability to think globally and work locally.

Give a Legacy of Learning

Gifts big and small strengthen our department and create life changing opportunities for our students and faculty. They pave the way for ground-breaking research. Support the programs most meaningful to you.