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Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Man in a research lab

Nov 30, 2023

The Quest for Net Zero

On this episode of Farms, Food and You, Joe Sagues, principal investigator of the Biocarbon Utilization & Sequestration (BUS) Lab in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, discusses carbon recycling and the potential it holds for farmers, entrepreneurs and society in general. 

Paige Seibert in a lab

Jul 20, 2023

CALS Student Explores Biofuel at National Laboratory

This summer, Paige Seibert is learning how to turn carbon dioxide into biofuel at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado. 

Lingjuan Wang-Li headshot

Jun 26, 2023

Wang-Li Named Interim Head of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

An accomplished professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering will serve as interim department head starting Aug. 1. 

Jun 21, 2023

Hooked on Agriculture Technology

Biological and Agricultural Engineering alumnus and graduate student Max Hooks expanded his knowledge on the inner workings of the cotton gin. 

NC State's Memorial Belltower with the sun peeking through the trees

Jun 21, 2023

Four Incoming CALS Students Named Park Scholars

The four students were selected for the Park Scholarship out of more than 3,400 applicants. 

Shelby Orton holding crops during an internship

May 5, 2023

An Unforgettable Undergraduate Experience

Shelby Orton was drawn to agriculture at an early age. From childhood experiences going on veterinary calls with her father to a summer camp tour of NC State, she always wanted to learn more. 

Red fireworks light up the sky above the Belltower as an explosive end to Packapalooza 2022.

Apr 26, 2023

Graduate Programs Keep Climbing in Rankings

NC State's Biological and Agricultural Engineering was ranked No. 4 best graduate school in the country by U.S. News & World Report. 

Young woman in garden smiling

Apr 25, 2023

Interdisciplinary Garden Bridges Engineering, Food Security

Graduate student Jasmine Gibson is leading the transformation of a grassy patch next to the D.S. Weaver Laboratories into an active, educational space that promotes urban horticulture and farming practices. 

a female scientist in water with bucket

Apr 20, 2023

The Road Less Traveled

Biological and Agricultural Engineering doctoral graduate Emine Fidan chose to pursue a doctorate immediately after completing her bachelor’s in biosystems engineering with the intention of becoming a professor. 

Garey Fox in BAE shop

Apr 18, 2023

NC State Names New Dean of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Garey Fox, professor and head of the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering since 2017, will serve as the next dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.