Research

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With interdisciplinary expertise and a demonstrated track record in innovation and collaboration, we are a leader in bio-based economy, ecological health, and environmental sustainability.

Eight areas of research 

Our research is focused on eight key strategic areas aligned with the department’s mission and vision.

Air Quality and Agricultural Systems


Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Bioprocessing


Biomass Conversion and Utilization


Building Systems


Food


Environmental Management and Sustainable Systems


 Land and Water Resources


Renewable Energy