Info Sessions • Spring 2017

Our department is hosting several drop-in information sessions on East Bank this spring. Stop in and learn more about our 2 majors (7 tracks), and what our degrees have to offer you, and your future after graduation. Learn more.

Bioproducts & Biosystems Engineering

A unique engineering program addressing the grand challenges of the 21st century. Engineering for a sustainable world! Learn more about the undergraduate major in BBE. 

Sustainable Systems Management

Advance sustainability in our global economy and for our environment. Learn more about our cutting-edge SSM major!

BBE Student Voice: Elizabeth Alonzi

CSE Student Voices: Elizabeth Alonzi

Explore opportunities for pursuing excellence in research and education in the Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Engineering and Management graduate degree program. Earn your M.S. or Ph.D.

Mercury is toxic and removing it from water is challenging. Our Professor Abdennour Abbas and team created a sponge to help. Read more.

Super sponge filtering water

Research suggests forest residuals provide cleaner feedstock for bio-based plastic than fossil fuels or row crops. Read more. 

Plastic Bottles, stock

Scientists in BBE's Biosensors and Bionanotechnology Laboratory are improving food safety. Their work could lead to a better bottom line for the food industry and improved safety for the U.S. food supply. Read more. 

This is a tenure-track position in the areas of measurement science and agro-bioinformatics. Learn more about this posting. 


Fri. April 21

Join Associate Professor, Jonathan Schilling at 3pm for a seminar - Terrestrial Fungi with Aquatic Legacies - Fungi in Biofiltration and Buffers. Learn more. 

Tues. April 25

Join us on Tuesday, April 25 at 3pm for a seminar - Minnesota's Clean Water Fund: Bridging Academic Research, On-Farm Demonstration, and Policy, presented by Dr. Heidi Peterson. Learn more.

Issue 12, Winter 2017

BioBrief is a regular publication that shares about our latest happenings in education, research, students, faculty, facilities, and more.

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