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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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).

  4. 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.

  5. 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. 

  6. 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.  

  7. 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. 

  8. Dr. Judit Puskas, Professor

    Q&A with Dr. Judit Puskas

    Apr 21, 2019

    Dr. Judit E. Puskas joinedthe Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) at The Ohio State University as a tenured Full Professor in January 2019. Puskas received a PhD in plastics and rubber technology in 1985, and an M. E. Sc in organic and biochemical engineering in 1977, from the Technical University of Budapest, Hungary.

  9. Wyatt was invited to tour Air Force 2 during his internship

    Meet W. Kin Sanders-Evans: From Building Rollercoasters to Constructing Airports

    Apr 21, 2019

    For those born and raised in Ohio, most aspire to get out and live by the beach. Wyatt (Kin) Sanders-Evans, however, did the opposite. As a native of Columbia, South Carolina, he was in for quite the treat coming to Ohio.  

    “I traded my flipflops for snow boots,” says Wyatt. 

  10. Dean David Williams of the College of Engineering served as the keynote speaker for the evening

    FABE Student Scholarship and Awards Banquet 2019

    Apr 12, 2019

    April at Ohio State is often marked with the flurry of preparation for final exams and a sense of celebratory reflection as we look back at another academic year gone by, and the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) is no exception. On April 10th, 2019, FABE held its annual Student Scholarship and Awards Banquet. The day was spent at a showcase for the FABE and Agricultural Systems Management (ASM) capstone projects, while the evening was reserved for scholarship and award recipients. 

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