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 March 26, 2021
Alicia and Ryan Ziegler use their biosystems engineering experiences at MSU to solve real-world problems in food, energy and the environment.
Published on March 22, 2021
Jade Mitchell, associate professor in the MSU Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, and doctoral student Ryan Julien play a critical role in analyzing public health implications and informing decision-making.
Published on February 25, 2021
Yassah Bah-Deh, a biosystems engineering junior, aspires to create a global foundation to help minority women and children.
In the News
Published on April 7, 2021 by MSU Today
Published on March 30, 2021 by MSU Today
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