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Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Bill Hunt outdoors wearing a brimmed hat and smiling.

Jul 22, 2022

Solving the stormwater upstream battle

Bill Hunt, a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in NC State’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and Extension specialist, is an international expert in stormwater management. 

The Pack Pullers team poses for a group photo.

Jun 29, 2022

Pack Pullers compete in the 2022 International Quarter-Scale Tractor Competition

Earlier this month, the NC State Pack Pullers traveled to Peoria, Illinois to compete in the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) 2022 Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition.This year marked the competition’s 25th anniversary and the return to an in-person event since the beginning of the pandemic. 

Memorial Belltower

May 16, 2022

COE faculty among those honored at 2022 Celebration of Faculty Excellence

This year, NC State honored nearly 40 faculty members during the 2022 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 4. This was the first time since 2019 that the event was held in person. 

Emory New, wearing a red dress, poses for picture while sitting on a wooden bench.

May 6, 2022

A new generation agricultural engineer

Emory New is one of those students people know before actually meeting her. A graduating senior from the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, helping people is at the heart of everything she does.  

Four winners pose for picture, three in person, one on-screen.

May 4, 2022

College honors four with Outstanding Senior Awards

Four seniors in the College of Engineering received 2022 Outstanding Senior Awards for their exceptional contributions to NC State and beyond in Citizenship and Service, Humanities, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement. Winners received their awards during a special ceremony held at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus on April 26. 

image of NC State belltower behind cherry blossoms and trees

Apr 27, 2022

NC State announces 2021-22 Goodnight Early Career Innovators

NC State announced its 2021-22 class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators today. This program recognizes and rewards promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. The 25 faculty selected will receive $22,000 ­for each of the next three years to support their scholarship and research endeavors. 

Group photo of BAE graduate students.

Apr 4, 2022

Biological and Agricultural Engineering graduate programs rank 3rd in the nation

NC State Biological and Agricultural Engineering graduate programs jumped four spots to number three in this year’s U.S. News and World Report rankings of the best graduate schools in the nation.  

hog waste lagoon with swine farm buildings in the background

Feb 14, 2022

Satellite Imagery Gives Researchers Timeline of When Swine Waste Lagoons Were Built

The work allows researchers to determine how these facilities may have affected environmental quality. 

Daniela Jones in cornfield holding an ear of corn.

Jan 11, 2022

Enhancing NC State’s data-driven, climate-smart agriculture talent pool

NC State research assistant professor Daniela Jones is passionate about many things, including finding renewable energy solutions and creating a more diverse workforce for the bioscience and agriculture industries. 

Layla El-Khoury in waders standing in stream next to bank holding a tall measuring stick.

Nov 11, 2021

BAE graduate choreographs dance of thesis on streambank erosion

Layla El-Khoury enjoys solving problems. She also enjoys dancing. An engineering student in the M.S in biological and agricultural engineering program, and undergraduate alumna of the BAE department, she found a way to merge her interests into a choreographed dance piece of her graduate thesis on streambank erosion.