The Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering applies principles of engineering and biology to systems involving food, environment, energy and health.

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.

Focus areas:

  • 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

  • MSU announces new Center for PFAS Research

    Published on May 20, 2020

    The Center for PFAS Research brings together faculty from across Michigan State University to study the health and environmental issues around PFAS chemicals.

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