Department News

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.

Senior Alyssa Frickson reflects on her experience as a student majoring in bioproducts and biosystems engineering. She will graduate in May 2019 and work full time for Land O'Lakes.

For third-year student David Kodama, possessing a variety of knowledge and experiencing all that you can is the key to success. After talking with his advisor, he discovered the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering and has since accomplished all that he wanted and more.

Professor Roger Ruan and Food Science and Nutrition Professor Kumar Mallikarjunan co-chaired the Conference of Food Engineering 2018 (CoFE) that was held in September on the University of Minnesota campus. Research Associate Professor Paul Chen led local logistics support.