Non-Traditional: From Art School To Motherhood To Ag Engineering
At age 46, Alison Deviney has gone back to class – and it's very different this time around.
Fueling the Future: Elephant Grass as Potential Biofuel Material (And More)
A common perennial grass may hold uncommon promise for research, agriculture and industry – and it may even fuel the future. A team of NC State scientists are exploring the potential of miscanthus.
Birgand’s Stream Restoration Research Gets Boost from NC State Seed Grant
For his work on wetland and stream restoration, François Birgand, NC State associate professor of biological and agricultural engineering, won an Internationalization Seed Grant from the NC State Office of Global Engagement and the Committee on International Programs.
CALS Students Named FFAR Fellows
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research today announced 17 inaugural fellows -- including three CALS grad students -- for a Graduate Training Program in Food and Agriculture Science.
Precision Agriculture Taking Flight in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), plant sensors and other precision agriculture technologies are being used for everything from assessing crop damage to nutrient application in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.
The Long Run
CALS alumnus Robert Moore will face mountains and the summer heat to run the equivalent of six marathons in six days. His goal: raising awareness of multiple sclerosis, a disease he’s dealt with since he was a student at NC State 10 years ago.
Giving Students the Chance to Travel
Graduate School Dean Emeritus and BAE alumnus Bob Sowell and his wife Suester have established Robert and Suester Sowell Graduate Student Travel Fund, an endowment that will help graduate students pay for travel to present papers at professional meetings and conferences.
First Ph.D. Graduate Endows Professorship in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Professor Emeritus Charlie Suggs spent his 90th birthday the same way he had spent many other days: making a lasting impact on NC State's Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. This time, he and his wife, Jane, created an endowed professorship.
Student Spotlight: Data Analytics and Vulnerable Estuaries
Biological and agricultural engineering Ph.D student Lise Montefiore uses tools within data analytics to identify which estuarine ecosystems are most vulnerable to global and local change.
BAE Student Selected for ACC Fellowship Program
Carrie Sanford, a student in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE), was selected for the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Consortium (ACC AC) Fellows Program in Creativity and Innovation.