1. Jaden Tatum is a second-year graduate student in FABE

    Meet Jaden Tatum: Engineering a Path to a More Sustainable Future

    Sep 4, 2020

    With an objective of improving the sustainability of agricultural systems on an international scale Jaden Tatum is on her way to finding a viable solution, one research initiative at a time. 

  2. Ashlee Balcerzak is a second year graduate student specializing in ecological engineering

    Meet Ashlee Balcerzak: Paving the Road to a Career in Higher Education

    Jul 20, 2020

    For Ashlee Balcerzak, a second-year graduate student specializing in ecological engineering, higher education is a pathway to help others. It’s a dream that became more vivid with the unique opportunity to shadow the Dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in the autumn of 2019. Ashlee’s path to attending The Ohio State University started quite young; in fact, it began at birth. 

  3. Christopher Tkach is a senior majoring in FABE

    FABE Student Supplies Frontline Workers with Personal Protective Equipment

    Jul 1, 2020

    As the number of COVID-19 cases began to increase in March, the United States faced a shortage in numerous kinds of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face shields, gloves and hand sanitizer. Like many, Christopher Tkach saw the need for supplies as a call to action. Tkach, an undergraduate student in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE), focused his efforts on finding a way to help supply PPE to communities affected by the pandemic.  

  4. Dr. John Fulton, professor of food, agricultural and biological engineering

    Q&A with Dr. John Fulton

    Jun 22, 2020

    Agriculture production is challenged with the need to increase yields while maintaining farm profitability.  Technology and farm data are becoming more integral in producing food.  Dr. John Fulton’s research and extension focuses on machinery automation and use of spatial data to improve the farm business and in-season decisions with specialization on developing and evaluating technology or automated components related to application equipment to more accurately place and meet site-specific crop and soil needs. Dr. John Fulton was recently promoted to full professor in June of 2020. 

  5. 2020 FABE Scholarship and Award Recipients

    2020 FABE Scholarships and Awards

    Jun 12, 2020

    We are pleased to announce this year's reipients of our IPAG Awards, Graduate Student Awards, Capstone Design Project Awards and Undergraduate Student Scholarships. Congratulations to this year's student scholarship and award recipients!

  6. Forrest graduates in Spring of 2020 with his degree in agricultural systems management

    Meet Forrest Lang: Pushing Personal Boundaries to a Distinguished Level of Service

    May 29, 2020

    Forrest Lang, a recent graduate of the agricultural systems management (ASM) program, spent his past four years at Ohio State challenging himself to go beyond his comfort zone. Whether attending classes or serving as an officer for the ASM Club, Forrest's passion for pushing personal boundaries has led him on some invaluable experiences.

  7. Lindsay West, a FABE major specializing in food engineering

    Meet Lindsay West: A Food Engineer with a Global Perspective

    May 14, 2020

    Lindsay West, a recent graduate of The Ohio State University, discovered the opportunities of her future through a survey course during her freshmen year. She came to Ohio State as engineering undecided and was overwhelmed by the many options. The food engineering specialization helped her...

  8. Brady Jackson, CSM major, interned with George J. Igel & Company

    Meet Brady Jackson: 2020 CFAES Internship Award Recipient

    Apr 24, 2020

    “I learned a lot about the design process and developed an appreciation for what architects do, but I couldn’t see myself spending a lifetime doing that,” says Brady Jackson, a senior in the construction management (CSM) program. Brady started his academic journey as an architecture major at the University of Cincinnati, but now believes that he has finally found his intended career path.

  9. 2020 CFAES Distinguished Seniors

    2020 CFAES and FABE Distinguished Senior Award Recipients

    Apr 21, 2020

    Earlier this semester, five FABE students were recognized with the CFAES Distinguished Senior Award. In addition, four FABE students were also recognized at the department level with a FABE Distinguished Senior Award. The Distinguished Senior Award honors academic, disciplinary, and professional excellence in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)...

  10. Ohio State has previously used Farmbots as a part of student capstone projects

    FABE Joins Partnership to Develop Agribot Design Challenge

    Apr 13, 2020

    The Ohio State University Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE), in partnership with I Know I Can and the PAST Foundation, received a 2020 Youth Pathways grant to start an Agribot Design Challenge. Leveraging the resources of the Fisher Fund, Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation launched a Youth Pathways initiative in 2018, focused on introducing students to and training them for careers in food, agricultural and environmental sciences.