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 #6 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 September 21, 2022
Sally Delisa, ’64 elementary education, established an endowed scholarship in memory of her husband, Robert Delisa, ’64 social science, for students interested in water research and sustainability.
Published on August 18, 2022
Five MSU researchers are part of the team that received a $1.2M grant from the Federal Aviation Administration and the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
Published on June 7, 2022
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Association awards scholarships to students who are well-rounded in their academic and non-academic pursuits and have a vision for their future career.
In the News
Published on January 10, 2022 by Process and Control Today (UK)
Ten Michigan State University students, four alumni nominated for prestigious graduate school scholarships
Published on October 12, 2021
Published on July 30, 2021 by MSU Undergraduate Education
Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development tours water quality monitoring project site
Published on July 25, 2021 by Morning Ag Clips
Published on July 23, 2021 by MSU Innovation Center