With interdisciplinary expertise and a demonstrated track record in innovation and collaboration, the department is a leader in bio-based economy, ecological health and environmental sustainability. Our research is focused on eight key strategic areas aligned with the department’s mission and vision.
How do we improve environmental impacts from animal agricultural production?
How do we make buildings more energy efficient, healthy, safe, and sustainable?
How do we manage land use to improve water, air and soil quality?
How can we improve the environmental sustainability of a business or a product?
How can we replace fossil fuels with renewable resources for materials, chemicals and energy?
How do we create renewable energy from biological resources?