SSM Student Spotlight - Alice Lesch

August 22, 2022

Alice Lesch is a Sustainable Systems Management major, and is the current vice president of BBE's student ambassador program. Get to know why Alice chose SSM!

Capstone Sponsor Experience - Why do it?

August 22, 2022

We asked Charlie Schiappacasse (BBSEM alumnus), a research and development process engineer from Michael Foods, and Brian Weathers, President of HBW Solutions, to share why being a sponsor for BBE capstone is important to them.

A sweeter side of algae

August 18, 2022

Researchers in the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering look into sugar producing algae and its potential as a more sustainable sugar crop.

Alumni Spotlight - Megan Acker

August 18, 2022

Megan Acker graduated in 2008 and currently works for 3M. She is transitioning from leading 3M's Global Environmental, Health, and Safety Audit Program to become the Environmental Manager for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Get to know our alumna!

A different path to an engineering degree

August 15, 2022

Taking a year away from the BBE program to work at a pulp and paper mill was a benefit to Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering major Lauren Stach.

Student summer highlights

August 8, 2022

Learn about what BBE students have been up to this summer. Students keep busy with unique internships, co-ops, and experiences.

CFANS announces new BBE department head

August 2, 2022

CFANS names Hua Zhao, PhD, as the new head of the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, effective August 28.

BBE hosts "Biofuels to Brewing" course for high school teachers

August 2, 2022

BBE hosted a continuing education workshop on fermentation processes with high school teachers from across the Twin Cities.

BBE students canvas Lake Nokomis residents

August 1, 2022

BBE students were invited to canvas Lake Nokomis area residents regarding water issues at a community picnic on July 28.

BBE Professor Receives Linsley Award for Surface Water

July 21, 2022

Dr. Bruce Wilson is the recipient of the Linsley Award for Surface Water from the American Instutute of Hydrology.