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  1. Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building in Wooster

    OARDC Honors FABE Faculty and Staff

    Nov 30, 2017

    CFAES’s research arm, OARDC, honored the service of nearly 100 faculty and staff members at its annual Employee Appreciation Night on Oct. 5 in Wooster. The honorees included 8 FABE faculty and staff. Leading the honorees was Harold Keener, professor and associate chair, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE), who this year celebrated a half century of service to the center.

  2. Ohio State will study how deglobalization could impact food, energy and water systems in region

    Sep 22, 2017

    A team of Ohio State researchers, including FABE's own Jay Martin, will study how deglobalization could impact food, energy, and water systems in the region. The work is supported by an NSF grant for Ohio State that is expected to exceed $2.4 million over the next three years.

  3. Dr. Katrina Cornish receives the A. E. Thompson Career Achievement Award

    Cornish Receives Top Recognition from AAIC

    Sep 22, 2017

    Dr. Katrina Cornish received the A. E. Thompson Career Achievement Award last week at the 2017 International Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) Conference. This award is AAIC’s highest honor.

  4. Tony Ren receiving his award

    Two Graduate Students Recognized by AAIC

    Sep 22, 2017

    Two FABE graduate students were recognized at the recent Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Annual Conference. David Ramirez and Tony Ren were both recognized alongside their advisor, Dr. Katrina Cornish, who received the A. E. Thompson Career Achievement Award.

  5. SmartAg4.0 2017 will be held at Ohio State's Columbus campus from September 29-30

    SmartAg4.0 Challenges Students to Transform Future of Food with Apps

    Sep 15, 2017

    Apps have done more than change our everyday lives, they have also transformed entire industries seemingly overnight. Uber has changed the way we commute; AirBnb has changed the way we find travel accommodations. Later this fall, students will have the chance to propose an app that will transform the future of food systems at SmartAg4.0.

  6. Team of CSM majors on a site visit

    Majoring in Construction Gets More Popular

    Aug 23, 2017

    USNews reports that enrollment of students majoring in construction-related majors grew over 25% last year as undergraduates are attracted to field’s “blend of architecture, business, and engineering.”

  7. Prof. Erdal Ozkan, receiving the “Fellow” plaque from ASABE President Maynard Herron.

    Ozkan Receives Highest Honor from ASABE, Named Fellow

    Aug 2, 2017

    Professor Erdal Ozkan was recognized as a Fellow by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) at the recent ASABE International Conference in Spokane, WA. Ozkan is a Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering at The Ohio State University and is an internationally-recognized for his scholarly activities in the area of pesticide application and pesticide waste management technologies

  8. Dr. Ann D. Christy recognized by ASABE

    Christy Named ASABE Massey-Ferguson Educational Gold Medal Recipient

    Jul 31, 2017

    Professor Ann D. Christy was named the 2017 recipient of the Massey-Ferguson Educational Gold Medal Award at the ASABE Annual International Meeting earlier this month. Christy is a Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering and the Department of Engineering Education, and Assistant Dean of Teaching and Learning in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University.

  9. AWARES Graduation, April 2017

    AWARES Program Empowers Women to Stay in Engineering Careers

    Jul 24, 2017

    “The data first got my attention,” said Gonul Kaletunc, Professor of Food Engineering at The Ohio State University’s Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering. “There’s very large drop rates in women in engineering workplaces. 40 percent of women quit their jobs before age 30. It’s a mind-boggling statistic.”

    Kaletunc has worked over the past two years to address the issue of women’s retention in engineering careers through the Aspiration for Women’s Advancement and Retention in Engineering and Sciences (AWARES) program.

  10. Two FABE Faculty Receive College of Engineering Awards

    May 4, 2017

    Two Faculty from the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering (FABE) were recognized at the 20th Annual College of Engineering Distinguished Faculty Awards Banquet on April 27.

    Professor Karen Mancl received the Faculty Mentoring Award for demonstrating excellence in mentoring early-career College of Engineering faculty. The Faculty Mentoring Award was established in 2013. Dr. Mancl was recognized for her mentoring services focused on effective teaching and research programs.

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