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Tag: biological and agricultural engineering

Jul 29, 2021

Student finds family and high-flying fulfillment in BAE

Enrique Pena Martinez explored the use of unoccupied aerial systems (UAS) technology to help improve agriculture data collection and planning. 

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May 17, 2021

NC State announces inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Ten faculty members in the College of Engineering or affiliated departments are among the 24 recognized by a new program for promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. 

May 5, 2021

NC State researcher wins NSF award to study impacts of ‘sunny-day flooding’

Natalie Nelson, assistant professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, will be studying the impacts of 'sunny-day flooding' on water quality as well as bringing environmental engineering and data science to students. 

Apr 26, 2021

Four students honored with Outstanding Senior Awards

Four seniors in the College of Engineering received 2021 Outstanding Senior Awards for their exceptional contributions to NC State and beyond in Citizenship and Service, Humanities, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement. 

Mar 4, 2021

Taking farm tech to the next tier

What will the next wave of agricultural technology hold? BAE assistant professors Jason Ward and Sierra Young share their research in an episode of the podcast Farms, Food and You. 

Four coronaviruses as viewed with an electron microscope

Feb 11, 2021

Study yields recommendations to prevent outbreaks from waterborne coronaviruses

Airborne coronaviruses traced to wastewater have caused disease in the past. Researchers suggest ways to keep such outbreaks from happening again. 

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Jan 29, 2021

Eight engineering professors named University Faculty Scholars

Engineering faculty members made up more than a third of the 2020-21 class of University Faculty Scholars, which was announced on Jan. 29 by NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson. 

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Jan 5, 2021

Robots in the air and on the water could improve shellfish farming

A new NC State project is putting robots to use to monitor water quality in ways that allow shellfish farmers to raise yields and ensure food safety. 


Jun 10, 2020

Internships adapt: Data curation at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Among the many rippling effects of the coronavirus pandemic, some students have found themselves without the internships that they had planned on taking on over the summer. 

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May 28, 2020

Big data for better sweet potatoes

An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweet potatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweet potatoes to increase the percentage of sweet potatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.