ABE News

$8 Million Awarded to Scientists for Experimental Model Systems

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Marine Microbiology Initiative is investing eight million dollars over the next two years to support scientists, globally and at all career stages, to...

Dr. Ed Franklin recognized at national FFA conference

Dr. Ed Franklin was recognized for his work as Superintendent in Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems Career Development Event in Louisville Kentucky. Dr. Franklin completed his fourth...

Earthlight Documentary wins an Emmy!

The Earthlight documentary created by CALS Film Editor Cody Sheehy and starring ABE professors...

Martian Greenhouse and Controlled Environment Agriculture

Recently Dr. Gene Giacomelli and the Lunar Greenhouse Project were featured in a UA news article following the debut of the new motion picture, The Martian.
"UA scientists already have...

Dr. Bonnie Hurwitz debuts Verve Net

ABE's own Bonnie Hurwitz was recently featured in UA News for her work on the Verve Net virtual network. VERVE Net includes several innovative features, all of which...

New device created by a collaborative team of UA engineers and scientists may reduce time necessary to diagnose tissue infections

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 honored as top innovator for UA Agriculture & Life Sciences

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...

Covering Environments---The CEAC Monthly Seminar
Innovative qPCR using interfacial effects to enable low threshold cycle detection and inhibition published in Science Advances

Dustin Harshman, ABE graduate student, recently had his paper accepted to for publishing in Science Advances, a peer reviewed journal.

 

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Arizona and Saudi Arabia Team Up for Applied Innovation

Spearheaded by ABE Alumnus and Adjunct Professor Dr. Turki Faisal Al-Rasheed, Dr. Joel Cuello and Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons recently visited the Universit of Hail in Saudi Arabia to commence a...

Dr. Cuello Receives I-Squared (Innovation & Impact) Award

Dr. Cuello received the 2015 I-Squared (Innovation & Impact) Award in the Agriculture & Life Sciences division given by Tech Launch Arizona at a ceremony held at the UA Museum of Art on...

ABE Congratulations Dr. Hurwitz!!

Dr. Bonnie Hurwitz has received a $700,000 grant with the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in support of launching an on-line forum that will foster discussions of laboratory, field, and...

Yoon ABE Yoon Elected President of the Institute of Biological Engineering

ABE's very own, Jeong-Yeol Yoon was featured in this month's Engineering News.

In 2010, for the first time in history, the proportion of the world’s population living in cities exceeded 50 percent, despite the fact that the world’s cities occupy only 3 to 4 percent of the planet’s land area. Re-Imagineering the Vertical Farm: A Novel Strategy in the Design and Development of Vertical Farms

 
 
Professor Joel Cuello and Xiang Liu had an article published the Innovations Issue of the Urban Agriculture Magazine.  Please go to page 61 to see the entire article.
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Don Slack wins Award for Excellence in Global Education

The Global Excellence Awards are intended for those individuals who have distinguished themselves locally, regionally or nationally.  The recipient is an individual who:  Furthered the cause of...

ABE Centennial Float 2014 2014 100 Years of ABE and Homecoming

The Biosystems Engineering Club participated in the 100th Homecoming at the University of Arizona on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Watch the highlights here...

Special Workshop: Cultivating the Business Side of a Science/Engineering Career in a Globalized World

Offered by: The Global Institute for Strategic Agriculture in Drylands (GISAD)

Sponsored by: Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE) School of Middle Eastern &...

Remembering Dr. Werner Zimmt, 1921-2014

Sadly our good friend and colleague, Dr. Werner Zimmt, passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014 after complications from heart...

“International Symposium Challenges and Perspectives of the Protected Agriculture”

Pictured  left to right are Dr. Armando Ramírez Arias, Program of Protected Horticulture Coordinator, Organizer of the symposium; Dr Juan Montero, invited speaker, ABEs Gene Giacomelli, invited...

Through Innovative Partnership, 'Hot Shot' Team Tackles Yuma Produce Perils

Agriculture is big business in Arizona, and industry leaders in Yuma County are teaming up with the University of Arizona to arm growers with science and information they need to swiftly tackle...

Earthlight Documentary

Dates and times for the UA Documentary that Shows How a Veggie Garden for the Moon Can Sustain Life on Earth can be found following this link.
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UA uses lunar greenhouse to find sustainability solution on Earth

by Nicholas Peppe - UA scientists have created a lunar greenhouse, an idea that could one day allow people to live on the moon or Mars. For now, it serves as a tool UA scientists hope to use to...

UA hydroponic greenhouse leading way to sustainable urban farming

by Christine Pae: It's hard to imagine anything could grow sustainably in the Arizona desert this time of year, that is, until you step foot inside a...

Dr. Peter Waller Publishes New Book

Genesis Revealed: A Scientific Examination of the Creation Story Paperback...

Jeong-Yeol Yoon Elected President of the Institute of Biological Engineering

Lab-on-a-chip developer with multiple UA appointments will lead bioengineering society. Yoon is an associate professor in the department of biomedical engineering, the department of agricultural...

ASABE Superior Paper Award Winners

ASABE is honored to announce the recipients of the major awards and Fellows, along with the paper award-winning authors for 2014.  Among those being recogonized are ABE and former ABE faculty and...

Design Day, Spring 2014

Everyone at the College of Engineering Design Day was a winner, and the exciting news is that two of our teams came home with the money.  We submitted diverse projects including an Archimedes...

UA Documentary Shows How a Veggie Garden for the Moon Can Sustain Life on Earth

When Apollo astronauts stood on the moon and looked back at the Earth, they were the first humans to see our planet as a completely isolated system, bounded on all sides by the endless black of...

Earthlight Documentary Pre-release at the Loft Cinema

 
Over the last several months, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has produced a 25 minute documentary following the efforts of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC...

Growing Hydroponic Strawberries in the Desert

 
Growing up in Tokyo, Chieri Kubota savored fresh strawberries brimming with flavor in the winter. Only when she went to college and studied agriculture did she learn that fresh...

UA-Developed Apps Aid Arizona Cotton Farmers

 
Mobile and Web apps aren't just for tweeting your thoughts or posting your status. The University of Arizona College of...

UA Ag and Cardiology Profs Team Up to Make Implanted Devices 'Sticky'

Agricultural and biosystems engineering associate professor Jeong-Yeol Yoon and cardiology professor Dr. Marvin Slepian are testing nanotechnology techniques to improve how cardiovascular implant...