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.

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In collaboration with the Susquehanna River Basin Commission, researchers will recruit volunteer citizen scientists to participate in data generation and focus group meetings to identify ways to reduce endocrine-disrupting compounds in the environment.
Citizen scientists to help researchers gauge Susquehanna water quality | Penn State University
December 11, 2017
According to lead researcher Heather Gall, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering, College of Agricultural Sciences, the Susquehanna river situation is not unique.
Internships earn awards for College of Agricultural Sciences students
November 28, 2017
Jessica Hunter, a biological engineering major was the engineering intern at McCrone Engineering in Annapolis, Maryland.
'Virtual farm' website provides a plethora of dairy sustainability information
November 9, 2017
"The objective of this project is provide a 'one-stop shop' for all dairy sustainability information," said Eileen Fabian, professor of agricultural engineering and environmental biophysics in Penn State's Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.
Building a Better Bandage
October 30, 2017
Jeffrey Catchmark, professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and collaborator, Dr. Scott Armen, chief of the Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are working to commercialize their patent-pending biofoam pad
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.