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July 18, 2017

Penn State was the ideal place to look at the movement of pharmaceuticals from wastewater to groundwater because the University has spray-irrigated all of its treated wastewater onto nearly 600 acres of agricultural and forested land known as the Living Filter since the early 1980s.

July 10, 2017

Judd Michael, professor of ABE said, "The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering is providing cutting-edge research and service to industry partners to help them become more sustainable."

Students from EDSGN 497: Solidworks Fundamentals, built rockets from 3D-printed pieces.
June 30, 2017

Randall Bock, instructor in engineering design and agricultural research assistant at Penn State, tasked his engineering students with designing, printing, iterating, assembling and testing the outcome of 3D-printed rockets.

June 27, 2017

Paul Smith's lab, in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, is part of the group that is evaluating regional supply chains that could be used for alternative jet fuel production.

June 1, 2017

Rob Shannon, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, says the new Agricultural Stewardship and Conservation Certificate undergraduate program "fits in perfectly with Penn State's land-grant mission of providing service to the commonwealth."

May 24, 2017

College of Agricultural Sciences Staff Laureate Awards will be presented on Thursday, May 25.

May 19, 2017

Daubert received his bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 1991.

May 19, 2017

ABE Engineering student interns with Chilean 3D-printed prosthetic startup

May 17, 2017

The ABE Faculty and Staff wish to congratulate our 2017 Graduates.

April 28, 2017

Peter DeMartino will be the student marshal for the biological engineering baccalaureate degree program at the Penn State College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 5.

April 27, 2017

The BRS Advisory Committee provides guidance to the BioRenewable Systems undergraduate and graduate programs.

Photos by Patrick Mansell
April 12, 2017

The Penn State student chapter of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers hosted their annual 'Lawnmower Clinic' April 8th.

April 6, 2017

Anybody can answer the question of what a fishing license costs. But can anyone tell its value? There’s a difference, said Judd Michael, a professor of business management for natural resources industries at Penn State University.

IPAC Members Tour Building Site
April 4, 2017

The College of Engineering's annual meeting of The Industrial and Professional Advisory Committees (IPAC) was held March 22-23, 2017.

March 16, 2017

Gerald Longenecker, executive vice president of engineering services at Skelly and Loy, has been named an Outstanding Engineering Alumnus by the College of Engineering.

February 2, 2017

A native of Singapore, Swetha says she enrolled at Penn State because it had a top engineering program and was close to extended family members in the Northeast.

A team led by plant scientist Jonathan Lynch will combine technologies to assist in the breeding of corn varieties with deeper and more efficient root systems.
January 17, 2017

The interdisciplinary team, led by Jonathan Lynch, distinguished professor of plant nutrition along with other members of the research team include Kathleen Brown, professor of plant stress biology, David Hadka, research and development engineer, and Paul Heinemann, professor and head of agricultural and biological engineering, Penn State; Shawn Kaeppler and Natalia De Leon Gatti, University of Wisconsin; Alexander Bucksch, University of Georgia; and Malcolm Bennett, Sacha Mooney and Tony Pridmore, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.