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October 15, 2019

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University seeks applications for an accomplished scholar to serve and lead in the role of Department Head.

September 19, 2019

Leading scientific experts and researchers from around the world participated in a critical discussion about the most innovative and promising climate change solutions and upcoming research.

September 3, 2019

Drones and robots collect agricultural data for specialty crops such as fruits, which could predict and enhance yields, said Dana Choi, an assistant professor at the Penn State Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

August 19, 2019

Tom Richard with ASABE President Maury Salz and fellow faculty member Heather Gall at the ASABE's 2019 Annual International Meeting Fellow ceremony.

August 15, 2019

Colin Geary and Nelson DiBiase, biorenewable systems majors in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, successfully created a prototype of a fully compostable climbing hold.

August 15, 2019

ABE professor and materials scientist Jeffrey Catchmark displays blocks of a wound-healing biofoam developed by him and Dr. Scott Armen of Penn State College of Medicine.

August 15, 2019

A dry detention basin next to a road to collect runoff, prevent flooding and perhaps control nitrate infiltration of groundwater.

August 15, 2019

The ABE Faculty and Staff wish to congratulate our Summer 2019 Graduates.

July 30, 2019

The EBRC roadmap is the work of more than 80 scientists and engineers from 30 universities and 12 companies, including Howard Salis, associate professor of biological engineering and chemical engineering at Penn State.

July 30, 2019

Randall Bock, assistant research professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Penn State, assembles an igniter into one of more than 20 model rockets that were launched on the morning of July 16 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of NASA's first mission to the moon, Apollo 11.

July 24, 2019

ERM program was ranked as the #5 Environmental Science program in the US by

July 23, 2019

The award recognizes an outreach or education program or activity that demonstrates significant impacts and outcomes in injury prevention or safety and health practice.

July 2, 2019

Penn State announced faculty promotions effective July 1, 2019. Heather Gall was promoted to associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering. She began her Penn State career as an assistant professor in July, 2013.

July 1, 2019

"Jude Liu, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, has joined the effort and is testing machine/equipment manufacturing processing techniques for fiber in his lab at University Park"

May 9, 2019

The ABE Faculty and Staff wish to congratulate our Spring 2019 Graduates.

April 29, 2019

Stephanie Herbstritt, a graduate assistant in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, is shown at the team's stream buffer demonstration plot along Spring Creek in Centre County before perennial grasses were planted.