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

  • Department Head Search Overview

    An overview of the search process

    The Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering at the University of Minnesota is in the process of selecting a new department head.

  • BBE Golf Outing

    June 2 - June 9

    Join us for the annual Lake States TAPPI Golf Outing! Help support BBE students and raise money for scholarships. This is a hybrid event, join us in-person at Les Bolstad Golf Course on June 9, or play at your favorite 18 hole course near you between June 2-9.