1. 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.

  2. 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.”

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. OSU CSM Students Successful at UC NewB Competition!

    OSU CSM Students Successful at UC NewB Competition!

    Mar 8, 2017

    Ohio State Construction Systems Management student participate in a University of Cincinnati “NewB competition each year. There were 3 catagories this year: Commerical; Heavy/Civil and Residential contruction. Our 4 teams placed 1st and 3rd in Commercial and 2nd in both Heavy/Civil and Residential, congratulations to those hard working students.

  8. FABE Graduate Student’s Research funded by The Office of Energy and Environment.

    Feb 21, 2017

    Ph.D. Fulbright Scholar, Beenish Saba, was funded by The Office of Energy and Environment to research the use microorganisms in wastewater to power treatment plants. Geobacter in wastewater breathe in minerals and produce electrons, which are transferred to electrodes on microbial fuel cells (MFC). The fuel cells then power wastewater treatment processes. Read more about her research here.

  9. Recognition for Dr. Mike Rowan

    Recognition for Dr. Mike Rowan

    Feb 17, 2017

    On January 12, 2017, Mike Rowan, FABE lecturer, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Ohio Onsite Wastewater Association (OOWA). 

    He was recognized for his leadership in OOWA and for his work in developing onsite spray irrigation systems for Ohio.


  10. Lawnmower clinic

    Feb 13, 2017

    We will service your walk-behind push lawn mowers in the Agricultural Engineering Courtyard located at 590 Woody Hayes Drive.  Service includes: blade sharpening, oil change, spark plug replacement, and power-washing all for the low price of $40. Drop-off dates are March 1st-3rdfrom 7:15-9:15AM and 4:00-6:00 PM each day.  Please email Elliot ( with questions.