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Our graduate degree program explores renewable bio-resources utilization with focus on environmental sustainability and global advancement of business.
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With expertise and a proven record in innovation & collaboration, we develop solutions for a bio-based economy, ecological health, and sustainability.
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NoBS Club receives grand prize at 2023 Solar Decathlon
The Northstar Building Science Club created a deep-energy retrofit for a three-story housing structure in Minneapolis, receiving the grand prize for the Residential Retrofit Housing category at the 2023 Solar Decathlon.
BBE Professor Zhenong Jin part of leadership in new AI-CLIMATE Institute
The new AI-CLIMATE institute will leverage artificial intelligence to create more sustainable agriculture and forestry industries.
Solving food security issues using artificial intelligence
Assistant professor Zhenong Jin uses artificial intelligence to process data and recognize patterns to tackle global issues around farming and agriculture.