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Feeding 9 billion people by 2050!
The Biosystems Engineering Department is developing innovative systems to sustainably feed an increasing population through cutting-edge technology, sustainable practices, and the drive to make a difference in the world. We build sustainable solutions that create resilience among society, the environment and the economy. We are also an ideal pre-health track. Biosystems Engineering is currently working on many projects, including the following:
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Sustainable Agriculture is Key for Arizona's Future
Murat Kacira, will discuss the ways that technologies may be deployed to optimize resource use and food production, during the UArizona Water Resources Research Center's annual conference
BE Grad Students Featured in the Local News
BE Graduate students Jack Welchert & Christopher Kauffman are featured in separate local news stories on their research. Both projects are under BE's own, Dr. Joel Cuello.
Murat Kacira Makes the Case for CEA
Murat Kacira discusses how Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) can save water in agriculture in this time of severe drought.
Celebrating Drs. Muluneh Yitayew and Don Slack Retirement
Dr. Muluneh Yitayew and Dr. Don Slack are retiring after 35+ years each in the BE Department!
Students' Accomplishments in the BE Department
Check out four stories about students' accomplishments in the BE department.