Welcome to Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering!
Feeding 9 billion people by 2050! The Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering Department is addressing this world-wide challenge through cutting-edge technology, sustainable practices, and the drive to make a difference in the world. The tools we use range from satellites, to drones, to nanotechnology, to big data science. We’re working on
- Optimizing growth conditions in controlled environment agriculture
- Finding alternative fuel and feed sources
- Irrigating crops sustainably
- Analyzing big data sets generated from using sensors and controls and looking at metagenomics
Learn how you can help feed 9 billion people by 2050!
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