Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Penn State University offers undergraduate degrees in Agricultural Systems Management and Biological Engineering, and graduate degrees in Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

ABE News

Daeun Choi, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering
New agricultural engineering faculty will advance research, technology
October 3, 2017
Two new faculty members in Penn State's Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering will advance research and academics in agricultural engineering and technologies.
Pate named Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety
September 27, 2017
Michael Pate has been appointed Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health
Alumnus' gifts to support 4-H, Penn State Extension and agricultural engineering
September 25, 2017
The new Agricultural Engineering Building, slated for completion in spring 2018, will include "The Martenas Family Administrative Conference Room."
New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates, greatly reduce pollution
September 21, 2017
Lead researcher Jeffrey Catchmark, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, College of Agricultural Sciences, says these environmentally friendly barrier coatings have numerous applications ranging from water-resistant paper, to coatings for ceiling tiles and wallboard, to food coatings to seal in freshness.
Shared Fermentation Facility receives $4.92M gift to Penn State for industrial biotechnology education, research
September 19, 2017
The revitalized Shared Fermentation Facility will be located within the newly constructed Agricultural Engineering Building, a 21st-century, state-of-the-art facility scheduled for completion in January 2018.