Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

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The Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (or BAE) at the University of Minnesota (part of the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering[1] (or BBE) as of July 1, 2006) was founded in 1909. As of 2009, the current department head is Shri Ramaswamy. Its mission is

" integrate engineering, science, technology and management for sustainable use of renewable resources and enhancement of the environment."

The department is conjoined in operation with the Institute of Technology and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS), and has both graduate and undergraduate academic programs.

Undergraduate program[edit]

The undergraduate degrees now offered and their individual emphases are:

Bachelor of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering
  • Bioproducts Engineering (BPE)
  • Environmental and Ecological Engineering (EEE)
  • Bioprocessing and Food Engineering (BFE)
Bachelor of Science in Bio-Based Products
  • Bio-based Products Marketing and Management (BPMM)
  • Residential Building Science and Technology (RBST)
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Policy Management
  • Corporate Environmental Management (CEM)

Graduate program[edit]

See external links, below.


External links[edit]