We discover and apply scientific engineering
principles and methods to the processes of
our natural world and provide advanced
graduate education to engineering professionals.
BSysE offers the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Biological and Agricultural Engineering with four areas of emphasis:
From solar drying and pasteurization research in the 1970’s to today’s emphasis on biological waste analysis and treatment, chemical transport through soils, food engineering, bioenergy, bioproducts, and more, our department has a long history of technical environmental stewardship, research and education.
The researchers and graduate students of this department come from all corners of the United States and the world. Because of this diversity, our students leave here with the global awareness, the advanced education and the technical expertise to become the key players in the economic, technical, and environmental challenges that face us all.
These are exciting and challenging times for engineering professionals. These can be exciting and challenging times for you!
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March 30, 2016 | WSU News, by Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences and Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development Consumer demand for safe, high quality, additive-free packaged foods is on the rise. WSU is advancing toward meeting this demand thanks to two recent investments in innovative food processing technology based […]
April 5, 2016 “Even though Green Esters didn’t win one of the top prizes, they were still incredible competitors and your department should be proud.” – Emily Willeman, Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, Foster School of Business, University of Washington List of winners March 31, 2016 In January, a team of researchers in Dr. Shulin Chen’s Bioprocessing & […]
PULLMAN, Wash.—At Washington State University’s largest-ever Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 28, 52 of the 231 students presenting just over 200 posters landed a total of 46 awards, announced Shelley Pressley, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, event host. The awards total $10,300. There were 20 crimson awards (the […]