Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

The Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering (FABE) at The Ohio State University is an international leader in the advancement of the science and application of engineering in systems involving food, agriculture, environment, and construction. FABE offers diverse curricula leading to degrees in:


  • Christopher Tkach is a senior majoring in FABE

    As the number of COVID-19 cases began to increase in March, the United States faced a shortage in numerous kinds of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face shields, gloves and hand sanitizer. Like many, Christopher Tkach saw the need for supplies as a call to action.

  • Dr. John Fulton, professor of food, agricultural and biological engineering

    Agriculture production is challenged with the need to increase yields while maintaining farm profitability.  Technology and farm data are becoming more integral in producing food.  Dr. John Fulton’s research and extension focuses on machinery automation and use of spatial data to improve the...

  • 2020 FABE Scholarship and Award Recipients

    We are pleased to announce this year's reipients of our IPAG Awards, Graduate Student Awards, Capstone Design Project Awards and Undergraduate Student Scholarships. Congratulations to this year's student scholarship and award recipients!


Ohio State Researcher Developing Polymer Face Mask
Ohio State Researcher Developing Polymer Face Mask
NASA Student Capstone Project- Ohio State FABE
NASA Student Capstone Project