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Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

BAE student Carrie Sanford

Jun 18, 2018

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. 

Sanjay Shah discusses temperature conditions in a swine nursery with graduate student Li Yu to evaluate the effectiveness of a solar powered heating system.

Jun 8, 2018

Faculty Focus: Shah Seeks Real-World Solutions

Sanjay Shah sees the potential of solar energy use in livestock barn heating, not only for reducing heating fuel use but also improving the indoor air quality. So he is working to test a low-cost solar air heating technology that could have an immediate impact on poultry and pig producers. 

Apr 11, 2018

These Floating Islands May Improve Water Quality

Two students in the NC State Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering have been using an on-campus research site to evaluate whether floating islands of plants can improve stormwater quality. 

NC State student Dani Winter working in a pond

Apr 10, 2018

Student Spotlight: Dani Winter Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

NC State senior Dani Winter was named a 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellow -- no surprise to those who know the hard-working, prolific and accomplished Biological and Agricultural Engineering student. 

Dr. Wayne Yuan

Mar 19, 2018

Faculty Focus: Humboldt Award-Winner Wayne Yuan

Fresh from winning the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s “Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers," Dr. Wayne Yuan sat down with us to answer a few quick questions about his work. 

CALS alum Larry Coats, AgPack Strong

Mar 1, 2018

AgPack Strong: “NC State Changed My Life”

Patent attorney and eastern North Carolina farm kid Larry Coats reflects on his time at CALS and the impact of the college on his career trajectory. 

Two men seated at a table, signing papers.

Mar 1, 2018

New Ag Ed Scholarship Honors Retired Teacher

A new scholarship offered by CALS’ Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences will help juniors and seniors who want to be agricultural teachers but face financial or other obstacles. 

Martha Calderon, George Place and Mike Boyette looking at a fan

Dec 4, 2017

Extension in Action: Protecting a Farmer’s Harvest

When farmer Martha Calderon needed help keeping her tomato harvest fresh, she turned to NC State Extension. The result? A project that protects her crops and ensures profitability. 

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. 

CALS Magazine Four new department heads

Oct 25, 2017

CALS Behind-The-Scenes: Visionary Leadership

We write a lot about our great faculty and students here at CALS — but out of the public eye, our staff and administration grow talent and opportunities on campus and across the state. Here’s a glimpse into the strategic thinking of our four new department heads and their grand vision for what's next.