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2018

Research aims to prevent deaths related to gypsum-laced manure emissions
July 5, 2018
Hazardous gases released from dairy manure storages during agitation can be particularly dangerous for nearby operators when gypsum bedding has been used in the cow stalls.
Congratulations to Roderick Thomas
July 2, 2018
Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018
Ribbon-cutting marks reopening of renovated Agricultural Engineering Building
June 11, 2018
The renovated Agricultural Engineering Building on Penn State's University Park campus was dedicated on June 8, 2018.
Farmer saved thanks to rescuers who took Penn State Extension training
June 6, 2018
"This farmer is very fortunate," said Pate, a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. "Without the quick thinking and action by rescuers, there could have been a very different outcome. We praise those responders for being proactive by taking training that ultimately saved this man's life."
Spring 2018 ABE Graduates
May 16, 2018
The ABE Faculty and Staff wish to congratulate our 2018 Graduates.
Biological Engineering Capstone Students Win Awards
May 7, 2018
BE capstone students participated at the Campus and Community Sustainability Expo
Megan Miller Named Engineering Student Marshal for 2018 Spring Commencement
April 23, 2018
Megan R. Miller will be the student marshal for the biological engineering baccalaureate degree program at the College of Engineering’s spring commencement ceremony on May 4. Miller will receive a bachelor of science degree in biological engineering with a minor in environmental engineering.
We are Moving Back!
April 13, 2018
May 11, 2018 is the first day of occupancy for Faculty and Staff.
Penn State Ag Sci devotees' gifts endow scholarship, name office in new building
April 10, 2018
With a $30,000 gift matched 2:1 by the University, alumnus John Graham and his wife, Carol, have established the John and Carol Graham Open Doors Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. With an additional $30,000 contribution, they named the office of the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department chair in the soon-to-be-completed Agricultural Engineering Building at University Park.
Research opportunities open new doors for biorenewable systems student
April 10, 2018
BRS student Janelle Thompson has found her niche at Penn State with the help of the opportunities she has had through undergraduate research.
Catchmark receives College of Agricultural Sciences Research Innovators Award
April 10, 2018
Jeffrey Catchmark, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, is a recipient of the Research Innovators Award, given by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences to recognize faculty and staff who have commercialized technologies generated through Penn State research.
Two engineering programs make significant jumps in U.S. News graduate rankings
March 23, 2018
Biological Engineering continues to be ranked in the top 10 of its specialty categories.
Susan McNulty-Atwater Receives Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award
March 15, 2018
Susan McNulty-Atwater, a Penn State agricultural and biological engineering alumna, was recently named one of 12 recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award.
Journal of Agromedicine “Leader in the Field” 2018: Dennis J. Murphy, PhD
March 5, 2018
"As a leader in agricultural safety and health, we can’t imagine anyone is more widely respected and deserving of this award than Dr. Dennis Murphy." By Barbara C. Lee PhD, Senior Associate Editor
Biorenewable systems senior reflects on how Penn State helped shape her future
February 20, 2018
Akintola is majoring in biorenewable systems (bioproducts option) in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, with a minor in entrepreneurship and innovation.
Presence, persistence of estrogens in vernal pools an emerging concern
February 14, 2018
The findings of the research, which was published this month in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, are significant, according to Heather Gall, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering, whose research group led the study.
How these Penn State students turned their major into a BioRenewable Systems club
February 13, 2018
Penn State students may not be aware of the BioRenewable Systmes major but one club is working hard to change that.
ABE Students Inspect Tractor Cab Designs
January 26, 2018
Cab Evaluation is part of the ASM 420 lab taught by Dr. Jude Liu.
USDA-NIFA Funding Supports Farmers with Disabilities, Youth Safety Programs
January 10, 2018
Michael Pate, Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health, and Linda Fetzer, extension associate, coordinate Penn State Extension's participation in the SAY program.
Fall 2017 Graduates
January 3, 2018
The ABE Faculty and Staff wish to congratulate our Fall 2017 Graduates.