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Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering



  1. ASABE Attends National FFA Convention

    Jan 22, 2013

    Dr. Robert Hansen, Research Scientist in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, attended the National FFA Convention with ASABE (Association of Agricultural and Biological Engineers) this October. The National FFA Convention took place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis October 22 through 26. At the convention, they set up a hydroponic lettuce display.

  2. 2013 Engineering Job Shadow Program - Open to all Engineering students registered with Engineering Career Services

    Jan 17, 2013

    The 2013 OSU Engineering Job Shadow Program is coming up!  Job Shadow is a one day opportunity for OSU Engineering students to spend time at an employer’s site, observe engineers, and learn more about professional roles related to their majors.  Students really love the program because they get to select the companies they visit…rather than the companies selecting them.  The 2013 Job Shadow Program will take place during Spring Break, March 11th-15th 2013. Job Shadow takes place at company locations throughout Ohio.

  3. Hard-working students!

    Jan 11, 2013

    See why we think our FABE students are some of the most hard-working students:
    College Majors That Are Most Demanding!

  4. SWACO and Team Gemini to develop green energy park!

    Jan 10, 2013

    "The Board of Trustees (“Board”) for the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio approved two land lease contracts today (Jan. 8, 2013) which serve as blueprints for new facilities that will drastically increase the area’s recycling rates. The Board approved the agreements today with Team Gemini, LLC (“Gemini”), a sustainable project design and development company headquartered in Orlando, Florida.". Click here to read more.

  5. Emerging Careers for 2013

    Dec 5, 2012

    Based on the July 2012 O*Net update, our programs are leading to the top emerging careers for immediate demand and pay. Click here to read more.

  6. Food-to-fork concept

    Nov 9, 2012

    Our students in the Ecological Engineering Society were featured in the Lantern for their work in bringing a ‘food-to-fork’ concept to campus. They have worked on the garden near the Wexner Center for the Arts on campus to provide fresh ingredients for food prepared at the nearby Heirloom Cafe. For the complete story, click here.

  7. $6.5M Grant for Bioenergy and Biofuel Research

    Nov 5, 2012

    FABE faculty members have received a $6.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Energy to test and expand a university-developed technology that can produce biogas from a variety of solid organic wastes and bioenergy crops. To learn more, click here.

  8. Global Food Security Index

    Oct 31, 2012

    Learn some of the challenges of being a Food Engineer: The Global Food Security Index, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by DuPont, deepens the dialogue on food security by examining the core issues of food affordability, availability and quality across 105 developed and developing countries. Click here to visit the website and learn more.

  9. Take Classes at Stone Lab in the Summer of 2013!

    Oct 29, 2012

    Spend the summer at Stone Lab on Lake Erie! For a quick look at the courses available for the summer, click here. Visit for a full list of courses and information on how to register.

  10. Ohio Clean Lakes Initiative

    Oct 18, 2012

    At the 2012 Farm Science Review, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), worked to spread the word about the importance of nutrient placement for crop production and environmental stewardship.

    Click here to read more.