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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


Environmental Management and Sustainable Systems

 Land and Water Resources

Renewable Energy