Research

Research Centers, areas of expertise and publications from the Penn State Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

Our Areas of Research

Agricultural Production
Research includes projects in agricultural machinery, harvest logistics, safety, energy efficiency, specialty crops systems, ecosystems business services, business management and marketing for sustainable production.
Biological Processing and Bioproducts
Research includes bioenergy and biorefinery systems, bionanotechnology, synthetic biology, food processing, particulates, fermentation, pharmaceuticals, and sustainable business strategies for biorenewables.
Natural Resources Engineering and Protection
Natural resources engineering research involves fate, transportation, and impacts of emerging contaminants, wetlands, bioremediation, odor assessment and mitigation, and emissions.