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Dr. Rui Cheng joins BBE as assistant professor

August 3, 2023

Dr. Rui Cheng joins the department in a tenure-track assistant professor position in Robotics, Sensors, and Manufacturing in Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Management. 


SSM Student Spotlight - Julie Van

August 1, 2023

Julie Van is a Sustainable Systems Management major in the Corporate Sustainable Management specialization. Read about why Julie chose to pursue SSM.


Erosion and Stormwater Management Certification Program wraps up 21st training season

July 24, 2023

The program provides certification and training to a wide audience on numerous erosion prevention and sediment control topics. 


Professor Ulrike Tschirner receives 2023 Award for Excellence in Academic Unit Service

July 3, 2023

This award recognizes exceptional service that has strengthened the functioning and climate of the recipient's unit.


Professor Kevin Janni and team develop model to assess lactating cow heat stress

June 20, 2023

BBE and U of M researchers developed a highly sophisticated model to assess lactating cow heat stress, a problem that can lead to numerous health complications for cows and financial difficulties for dairy producers due to reduced milk production and pregnancy rates. 


Alumni Spotlight - Chandra Her

June 12, 2023

Chandra Her is a Sustainable Systems Management alumna currently working at Clean Energy Economy Minnesota (CEEM) as a Policy Associate. Get to know our alumna!


NoBS Club receives grand prize at 2023 Solar Decathlon

May 18, 2023

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.


Solving food security issues using artificial intelligence

May 18, 2023

Assistant professor Zhenong Jin uses artificial intelligence to process data and recognize patterns to tackle global issues around farming and agriculture.


BBE Professor Zhenong Jin part of leadership in new AI-CLIMATE Institute

May 5, 2023

The new AI-CLIMATE institute will leverage artificial intelligence to create more sustainable agriculture and forestry industries.


BBE & SSM students present senior capstone projects

April 27, 2023

On April 26, BBE and SSM students presented their senior capstone projects at the St. Paul Student Center.