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  1. Participants from the 2019 Advanced BioSystems Workshop

    Advanced BioSystems Workshop Shows Path Ahead for Bioproducts

    Nov 14, 2019

    Just as the importance of renewable energy has grown in recent years, so too has interest in renewable or biobased sources of materials in products. In September, the Advanced BioSystems Workshop highlighted how the partnerships between growers, industry, and researchers are driving bio-based materials forward. 

  2. Meet Mecah Mochoge, CSM student and army veteran

    Meet Mecah Mochoge: Aspiring to Help Fellow Veterans

    Nov 11, 2019

    To many, the story of a college student who started classes in the autumn of 2009 but is now planning to graduate in the spring of 2020, they might think it’s a story of failure. But to senior construction systems management major Mecah Mochoge, it’s a story of perseverance. 

  3. Jenna Lee, agricultural engineering major

    Meet Jenna Lee: Engineering a Passion for Agriculture

    Oct 14, 2019

    Jenna Lee grew up on a farm in Marysville, Ohio. As the daughter of two 3rd generation Buckeyes, she always had an interest in attending The Ohio State University. She said campus always felt like home to her as an Ohioan. Listening to the campus chimes when she crosses the oval makes her feel at home. 

  4. Ohio State celebrates its sesquicentennial in 2019-2020

    Digital Agriculture Program Celebrates Ohio State’s Sesquicentennial

    Sep 19, 2019

    For the past 150 years, The Ohio State University has been a leader in advancements in agriculture and engineering. And now, using precision agriculture technology, Ohio State researchers are able to show how technology can be used to create an image of a logo commemorating the university’s 150th anniversary in a soybean field.

  5. Members of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers at Ohio State

    FABE Leads Record Number of Undergrad Engineering Specialties Ranked by US News

    Sep 12, 2019

    In U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges rankings, more departments within The Ohio State University College of Engineering placed among the nation’s top programs than ever before. Overall, Ohio State’s undergraduate engineering program again ranks first in Ohio, and 16th among public universities nationwide. Among both public and private institutions, Ohio State’s College of Engineering ranks 29th, up one spot from last year.

  6. Dr. Darren Drewry, Assistant Professor

    Q&A with Dr. Darren Drewry

    Sep 8, 2019

    Dr. Darren Drewry is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) and Horticulture and Crop Science. His academic background includes degrees in physics (B.S., Virginia Tech), computer science (M.C.S., University of Virginia) and engineering (Ph.D., Duke University).

  7. Dr. Carin A. Helfer, Research Assistant Professor

    Q&A with Dr. Carin A. Helfer

    Aug 5, 2019

    Carin A. Helfer is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at The Ohio State University. She received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. After college, she was a research tire compounder at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio. She left Goodyear to pursue a Ph.D.

  8. Ajay Shah (center) receiving his award

    Shah Receives NABEC Young Engineer of the Year Award

    Jul 16, 2019

    Ajay Shah, Associate Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE), was recently honored with the Young Engineer of the Year award at the Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC), a community of the American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE). Each year, the award honors one member of NABEC, who has made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the agricultural and biological engineering profession. 

  9. Dr. Scott A. Shearer has been reappointed as Department Chair FABE for a four-year term through June 30, 2023

    Shearer Reappointed as Department Chair of FABE

    Jun 14, 2019

    Dr. Scott A. Shearer has been reappointed as Chair of the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) at The Ohio State University. Shearer joined the department as Chair in 2011. This will be his third four-year term in the role. 

    Shearer received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in agricultural engineering from The Ohio State University. Prior to 2011 he was Chair of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at the University of Kentucky.  

  10. Dr. Ryan Winston (left) with his advisee and nominator Joseph Smith (right)

    Winston Receives Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award

    May 3, 2019

    Ryan Winston, Assistant Professor in Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) and Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering, recently received a 2019 Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award. Over 60 graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty were nominated this year. Winston joins 17 other award recipients from across the university who were all recognized by the Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry. 

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