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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WSU News by Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Graduate student Brennan Pecha is one of four researchers from about 330 presenting posters to receive the international Frontier-Labs Young Scientist Award for significant contributions to analytical and applied pyrolysis. Pyrolysis converts solid materials into oil, gas and char by […]
Puget Sound Section Institute of Food Technologists (PSIFT) 2016 Achievement Awards Poonam Bajaj and Shuxiang Liu are recipients of Outstanding Student Award. Ravi Kiran Tadapaneni, Ellen Bornhorst, Jungang Wang and Deepali Jain are recipients of Travel award. Hongchao Zhang is recipient of Scholastic Award. The awards were presented to recipients at the Student Awards Dinner […]
Washington State University researchers are seeking new ways to increase efficiency of water use in agriculture.
Associate Professor Sindhuja Sankaran is working on using specialized sensors to measure heat stress in grape vines as a way to test the effectiveness of sub-surface irrigation. “It can see things beyond what we can see,” she said.