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May 5, 2020

ABE faculty Megan Marshall and Jeffrey Catchmark along with Capstone students opened its Virtual Expo on May 1st showcasing students' work with Community Partners.

April 29, 2020

Yang Li has been named the biological engineering student marshal for Penn State’s virtual spring commencement on May 9. She will receive a bachelor of science degree in biological engineering with a minor in biomedical engineering.

April 8, 2020

Lauren McPhillips, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Penn State and Cornell found that compost additions in green stormwater infrastructure, like the bioretention basin shown here, may lead to nutrient leaching.

January 30, 2020

While many studies have looked at the levels of emerging organic contaminants such as pharmaceuticals and pesticides in rivers and their effect on aquatic life, this is one of the first projects to closely correlate pollutant levels with flows, noted researcher Heather Preisendanz, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering.

January 8, 2020

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

December 2, 2019

Morgan Roggenbaum, a junior student in our Biological Engineering Major is the recipient of the prestigious Genentech Pharmaceutical Technical Development Outstanding Student Award for 2020.

November 25, 2019

Suzanna Windon and Linda Fetzer, of Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, have been appointed to leadership roles with the AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians Project, also known as AgrAbility PA.

November 13, 2019

The research findings were unique because they documented for the first time the reduced flashiness of arid urban streams in the West and showed what a big role so-called “dry weather flows” are playing in overall streamflow patterns.

November 11, 2019

Christine Costello will be seated in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering in the College of Agricultural Sciences and will be a Research Associate in the Rock Ethics Institute.

November 4, 2019

Professor Demirci's Article is featured on page 19, "The Need for Food Engineering".

October 28, 2019

“University leadership must be committed to sustainable waste management and ‘doing the right thing." said Judd Michael, professor of agricultural and biological engineering in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

October 24, 2019

Judd Michael, professor of agricultural and biological engineering in the College of Agricultural Sciences assists ESPN achieve a sustainable “College GameDay” visit.

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.