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Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Daniela Jones holding and ear of corn in a corn field

Jan 7, 2022

Enhancing NC State’s Data-Driven, Climate-Smart Agriculture Talent Pool

NC State research assistant professor Daniela Jones is passionate about many things, including finding renewable energy solutions and creating a more diverse workforce for the bioscience and agriculture industries. 

field with irrigation sprinkler head

Nov 11, 2021

Irrigation, Water Management Play Key Roles in Smoothing Drought Impacts

Researchers take historical view of agricultural production and weather data to learn more about farmers’ responses to drought in the U.S. 

Students surrounded by large boxes of sweetpotatoes

Nov 5, 2021

ASABE Students Putting on a ‘Sweet’ Fundraiser Sale

Sweetpotato harvest marks the beginning of fall for many North Carolina farmers and a primary fundraising opportunity for the NC State University ASABE chapter. 

Luke Gatiboni views his soil fertility research plot at the Tidewater Research Station

Sep 18, 2021

STEPping Up Phosphorus Research

Luke Gatiboni took over a longtime study relying on traditional research technologies and methods. That work is about to get amplified at nearly every level. 

Women holding a beaker of blue water

Jul 26, 2021

Student’s Pig and Pines Project Aims to Find Waste Solutions

CALS student Victoria Augoustides, a rising senior in biological and agricultural engineering, aims to find waste solutions for swine and pine industries. 

Enrique Pena Martinez

Jul 23, 2021

Student Finds Family and High-Flying Fulfillment in BAE

Inspired by his grandfather, Enrique Pena Martinez always knew he wanted to study agriculture. He's one of three Ph.D. students recently designated as a Sweet Fellow. 


Jun 28, 2021

CALSPack Strong: Carly Graves’ Time Well Spent

Recent CALS graduate Carly Graves reflects on memories made and skills built as a biological and agricultural engineering major. 

Natalie Nelson studies the effects of 'sunny day flooding'

May 3, 2021

NC State Researcher Wins NSF Award to Study Impacts of ‘Sunny-Day Flooding’

After witnessing sunny-day flooding in Florida, Natalie Nelson wanted to see how such events affect water quality. This curiosity led to a coveted five-year NSF CAREER grant. 

Overview of NC State's campus including part of the Belltower.

Apr 26, 2021

BAE Student Honored With Outstanding Senior Award

Four seniors in the College of Engineering received 2021 Outstanding Senior Awards for their exceptional contributions to NC State. 

Man in a research lab

Apr 5, 2021

Faculty Focus: Joe Sagues

A new CALS faculty member sets out to curb climate change and mentor young scientists to do the same.