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!

Upcoming Events

October 5, 2015 - 12:00pm
Shantz 440
October 7, 2015 - 11:00am
Student Union Ballroom
October 10, 2015 - 8:00am
Old Engineering Building Courtyard
October 19, 2015 - 3:00pm
CEAC, 1951 E. Roger Rd

ABE News

ABE's own Bonnie Hurwitz was recently featured in UA News for her work on the Verve Net virtual network.


Please join us in congratulating Jeong-Yeol Yoon and Dustin Harshman (ABEBS) for their paper on a tissue infections diagnostic device. The paper was published in Science Advances, a...

Dr. Joel Cuello was featured in the most recent issue of BizTucson as top innovator for UA Agriculture & Life Sciences. The U of A's prestigious I-Squared Awards were given to faculty and...