Since 1906, the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering has responded to the changing needs of society by integrating and applying principles of engineering and biology in a systems context.
The department offers joint academic programs spanning the College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The MSU biosystems engineering undergraduate program was ranked the #5 biological and agricultural engineering program in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
- Food: Food safety and quality
- Environment: Sustainable ecosystems and resource conservation
- Energy: Bioenergy and bioproduct solutions
- Health: Diagnostics, systems models and risk assessment tools to enhance public health
BAE News & Articles
Published on February 25, 2021
Yassah Bah-Deh, a biosystems engineering junior, aspires to create a global foundation to help minority women and children.
Published on February 23, 2021
For junior Lindsey Hassel, a biosystems engineering degree offers the flexibility to pursue a variety of interests related to environmental and ecosystems engineering.
Published on February 17, 2021
Younsuk Dong, specialist in the MSU Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, is leading a project to make sensors more accessible for farmers in Michigan and Indiana.
In the News
Published on February 10, 2021 by Michigan Farm News
Published on December 3, 2020 by Michigan Farmer
Published on November 20, 2020 by WOOD TV
MSU partners with University of Illinois, other institutions to extend research projects in four developing countries
Published on October 15, 2020
Published on October 15, 2020 by WLNS