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Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Senior Design students put the finishing touches on a project on Harkers Island, North Carolina.

Nov 29, 2017

Senior Design Program Focuses on Real-World Engineering

For more than 50 years, the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering's Senior Design Program has engaged students in meaningful projects that benefit communities across the state. 

New CALS BAE department head Dr. Garey Fox

Sep 26, 2017

Faculty Focus: New BAE Department Head Strives to Make a Lasting Mark

When Garey Fox was asked to apply for a department head position at North Carolina State University, he knew that “NC State was too good to turn down.” 

CALS grad Brandon Batten sitting on a tractor

Aug 1, 2017

AgPack Strong: ‘Innovative Farmer of the Year’

CALS grad and tobacco farmer Brandon Batten was named 2017 Innovative Farmer of the Year by The Tobacco Farm Life Museum. He says that learning to problem-solve 'outside the box' in the BAE Department gave him a leg up in his career. 

Several 4-H'ers at a table, practicing soldering.

Aug 1, 2017

4-H: Electrified

North Carolina 4-H's Electric Congress brought 175 young people, their 4-H leaders and Cooperative Extension agents to Charlotte to learn more about electricity and related careers. 

Boy with electrical experiment.

Jul 16, 2017

4-H Electric Congress Celebrates its 70th Year

Every summer, North Carolina 4-H Electric Congress draws young people from across the state for hands-on learning, and fun, in science, technology, engineering and math related to electricity. The event is in its 70th year. 

BAE senior design students with the solar-powered pump they built and installed on Harkers Island

May 26, 2017

Students’ Innovation to Renew a Coastal Wetland

An industrious team of seniors from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering designed, built and installed a pump that will help restore a wetland on Harkers Island. 

NC State belltower on a sunny day

May 8, 2017

Alumna’s Story Inspires Scholarship Endowment for Female Engineers

Mary A. Dolan had no direct connection to NC State’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. But after just a few moments of hearing BAE alumna Sepi Saidi’s story, Dolan was inspired to support the department in a unique way. 

BAE students race edible cars

Apr 28, 2017

Students Challenged to Design Incredible Edible Cars

Foods like protein bars, a sausage link, carrots and cookies became car parts in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering's annual Edible Vehicle Design Competition. 

Lake Raleigh

Apr 21, 2017

New Program Fosters Collaboration Between Students and Industry

A new undergraduate scholars program in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering will give students the opportunity to work outside the classroom on real-world problems. 

BAE's L.T. Woodlief receives an award for 45 years of service to NC State

Mar 22, 2017

Faculty Focus: 45 Years and Going Strong

Labin "L.T." Woodlief Jr. has worked for NC State University for 45 years. And he's eyeing the big 5-0. Woodlief is a research specialist in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.