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Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Riley Lawson sitting and pointing to France on a map

Jun 21, 2024

Ph.D. candidate wins Fulbright to develop soil sensors in France

Riley Lawson, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, will be spending the next academic year in France as a Fulbright. 

NC State's Global Courtyard includes an art installation that resembles a globe

Jun 21, 2024

Engineering faculty members among 2024-25 Fulbright Scholars

This year’s cohort will study methods to mitigate wildfires and educate the public about nuclear energy, among other academic and research pursuits around the world. 

young men looking a specially designed tractor

Jun 20, 2024

Biological and Agricultural Engineering programs continue to shine in rankings

The graduate program in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering has ranked No. 3 in the nation according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings. 

The NC State "Pack Pullers" pose as a group with their tractor.

Jun 11, 2024

International Champions: The Pack Pullers steer their way to victory

Peoria, Illinois is home to the annual American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) International Quarter Scale Tractor Competition. Teams from the US and Canada travel to compete each year. NC State’s student team, the Pack Pullers, has competed for 20 years. The team had only ever reached third place, until this year, when they were named overall champion. 

Two young women sitting on garden planters laughing

May 17, 2024

BAE educational garden opens to the community

Graduate student Jasmine Gibson led the design and construction of a new campus garden, highlighting education and sustainable farming practices. 

a group of people stand in a high-tech greenhouse

May 14, 2024

A flourishing international partnership

Faculty in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering discussed cutting-edge applications for robotics and machine learning in agriculture during a trip this spring to the Technical University of Moldova. 

Memorial Belltower lit red

May 9, 2024

Engineering faculty members among those recognized for excellence

The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious state, national and international awards, accolades or other distinctions during this academic year. This year, NC State honored 41 faculty members during the 2024 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on April 30. 

a car splashes through floodwaters on a roadway

Apr 24, 2024

‘Sunny Day Flooding’ increases fecal contamination of coastal waters

The findings suggest public health officials should be aware of potential risks associated with tidal flooding. 

Five beverage cans lined up in a row showing the different colors (aqua, blue, red, orange and green), labels and flavors for Angry Angel energy drinks.

Mar 26, 2024

Angry Angel provides a healthier alternative to traditional energy drinks

Answering the Demand for a Healthy Alternative Justin Lloyd graduated from NC State with a degree in biological engineering and is now the founder and CEO of Angry Angel. Angry Angel…