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Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering



  1. 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. 

  2. 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!

  3. 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.

  4. 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...

  5. 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.

  6. 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)...

  7. 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.

  8. Clare is a third year student majoring in FABE with a specialization in food engineering

    Meet Clare Sollars: Finding the Right Fit

    Apr 10, 2020

    For Clare Sollars, a background in agriculture was the driving force behind her goal to improve the production, processing, packaging and transportation of the world’s food supply. Clare, a third-year majoring in food, agricultural and biological engineering with a specialization in food engineering...

  9. 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.

  10. 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.