Developing sustainable solutions & technologies through research & education

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Explore Undergrad Majors

For students with a passion for science, bio-based technology, environment and sustainability, and the advancement of the business related to them.


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Pursue Graduate Study

Our graduate degree program explores renewable bio-resources utilization with focus on environmental sustainability and global advancement of business.

M.S. & Ph.D.

Discover BBE Research

With expertise and a proven record in innovation & collaboration, we develop solutions for a bio-based economy, ecological health, and sustainability.


Upcoming Events

  • Fall 2022 College of Science and Engineering Career Fair

    September 20th and 21st from 12 PM - 6 PM both days

    Mark your calendar for the Fall 2022 CSE Career Fair Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 21, and start preparing now. Nearly 250 employers are registered and eager to connect with students interested in job opportunities, co-ops, and internships.

  • BBE-Q - Welcome back students!

    September 22nd, 4:30 PM - 6:00PM

    Welcome BBE & SSM students! Join us for our annual BBE-Q. Free food and beverages provided!

  • Save the Date: BBE Showcase

    October 13, 9am - 5pm

    Join us for our annual BBE showcase! This year's event will be hosted in-person. Come recognize our scholarship recipients and explore our research during the poster sessions.