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  1. Katrina Cornish, Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

    Cornish Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

    Apr 2, 2020

    The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Katrina Cornish, Ph.D., Endowed Chair and Ohio Research Scholar, Bioemergent Materials, Horticulture and Crop Science/Agricultural and Biological Engienering, The Ohio State University to its College of Fellows. Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to a medical and biological engineer. The College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers.

  2. The team conducts a tour of the ENCORE House, which features many passive and active design strategies to minimize energy losses, while maximizing energy efficiency

    Zhao and Chen receive Ohio State University Outreach and Engagement Award

    Mar 31, 2020

    The OSU Green Home Technology Center was recently announced as recipients of a 2020 Community Engaged Program Award from The Ohio State University Office of Outreach and Engagement. The team is led by Lingying Zhao and Victoria Chen, both faculty in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 

    The Community Engaged Program Award recognizes outstanding achievement by faculty, staff and/or student led programs/initiatives focused on community-university partnerships and impact.

  3. Alysa Gauci is a first-year graduate student studying agricultural engineering

    Meet Alysa Gauci: A First-Generation Student Teaching Others to Chase their Dreams

    Jan 31, 2020

    Alysa Gauci, a first-year graduate student researching agricultural engineering and crop science, can’t recall a time when agriculture wasn’t a part of her life. 

    “My passion for agriculture dates back to as far as I can remember,” Gauci said.

  4. Dr. Judit Puskas is a professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

    Puskas Named Inaugural CFAES Distinguished Professor

    Jan 14, 2020

    The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) has announced four inaugural Distinguished Professors of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, including Dr. Judit Puskas of the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering...

  5. Pressor El Fray (left) with Professor Judit Puskas (right)

    Fulbright Scholar Visits FABE

    Jan 6, 2020

    The Council of the Polish-American Fulbright Commission and J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board awarded Prof. Mirosława El Fray from the Faculty of Chemical Technology and Engineering, Department of Polymer and Biomaterials Science, the Fulbright STEM Impact Award 2019. In total, 22 applicants took part in the competition, including the substantive assessment of the applications prepared by three independent experts and an interview with candidates whose applications received the highest marks. Five total scholarship awards were granted.

  6. Morgan Dent is a 5th year majoring in FABE with a specialization in agricultural engineering

    Meet Morgan Dent: Humanitarian Engineer

    Nov 27, 2019

    Morgan’s love of the outdoors started as a child, where she would spend hours playing outside at her home in Barberton, Ohio, near Akron. As Morgan grew, so did her passion for the outdoors. Today, Morgan is interested in health, eating clean, and exercising, especially trail hiking and hot yoga.  

  7. photo courtesy of NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory

    Ohio State Report Evaluates Options for Reducing Lake Erie’s Harmful Algal Blooms

    Nov 21, 2019

    Several research teams, led by The Ohio State University, have concluded a three-year study evaluating the ability of agricultural management practices to reduce phosphorus causing harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. In 2012, the United States and Canada set the goal of reducing phosphorus entering the lake by 40%. Now, researchers have a better understanding of what management practices need to be implemented, and what research still needs to be done to meet these goals by 2025.

  8. 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. 

  9. 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. 

  10. 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. 

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