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Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

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… 

tiny green plants

Mar 20, 2024

Domesticating duckweed, 300 samples at a time

What does it take to domesticate a plant? Ryan Sartor is creating unique systems for testing duckweed, an aquatic plant that grows on wastewater. 

a man stands next to two computer screens

Mar 14, 2024

Planting the future

With support from the Trolinder graduate student endowment, Weilong He is aiming to make plant science high tech. 

Among her many on-campus endeavors, Rosie Maloney works at Wellness and Recreation's climbing wall.

Mar 1, 2024

Howling Success: Rosie Maloney

Our latest Howling Success features a student who takes pride in her work helping other students succeed as a tutor in the Academic Success Center, and likes to stay busy on campus. 

Memorial Belltower

Feb 19, 2024

2023-24 University Faculty Scholars named

NC State’s 2023-24 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 22 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and beyond. 

Man standing in an indoor shop in front of a tractor .

Jan 10, 2024

How a distinguished professorship became a career pinnacle

Gary Roberson, the Charles W. Suggs Distinguished Professor in CALS, is retiring after 40 years. His relationship with a departmental legend — the donor and namesake behind his title — helped pave his way to success. 

N.C. PSI plant sciences initiative graduate students research learn from farmers and NC State Extension

Dec 13, 2023

Engineering students learn about researching agricultural challenges on the backroads

In the second annual N.C. PSI Backroad Tour, graduate students and postdocs from several colleges visited farmers and producers across the state. 

Man in a research lab

Dec 4, 2023

The quest for net zero

On this episode of Farms, Food and You, Joe Sagues, principal investigator of the Biocarbon Utilization & Sequestration (BUS) Lab in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, discusses carbon recycling and the potential it holds for farmers, entrepreneurs and society in general. 

Fireworks explode over the NC State belltower to close down Packapalooza 2022.

Aug 30, 2023

From ideas to solutions

Six projects secured support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund this year, and for the first time in the fund’s history, awardees will receive supplemental resources through local entrepreneur and investor Bill Spruill’s 2ndF Research Commercialization Fund.