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Many of the students, who came from a wide range of disciplines, noted the impact the event had on them. Kelly Martichuski, studying Bioproduct and Biosystems Engineering at the University of Minnesota, said attending strengthened her beliefs behind biodiesel and other biofuels.

Merino Franco, a senior in the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering (BBE), earned an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) grant that allowed her to work with BBE research professor Joe Magner on a novel project aimed at improving water quality in Minnesota ponds and lakes. From May to November, she managed several specially designed “floating wetland” islands at two different sites.

Machine learning is reshaping the way we live. For researcher and doctoral student Ali Moghimi, machine learning is an opportunity to innovate plant phenotyping methods.

Faculty and students have been working with The Nature Conservancy's Minnesota-North Dakota-South Dakota Chapter over the past couple of years on several restoration projects, including the Cold Spring Fen restoration project.

For alumna Haley Bauer ’16, the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering at the University of Minnesota provided the perfect foundation for her career as a stormwater engineer at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

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April 22, 2019 to April 26, 2019