Invested in a Sustainable Path
BE Student, Mark Jendrisak, flourishes in his research project reducing meat waste with scholarship assistance from CALS, Biosystems Engineering, and funds named in honor of Mary J. Huning, T.F. Leehan and W.E. and Lucille Barnum.
Biosystems Engineering Student Leads Biosphere 2 Project
Lia Crocker, a biosystems engineering student, and her team aim to create a controlled monitor system for coral raceways. They hope to build units and help improve coral research, since coral reefs are integral to the ocean and economy.
CEAC to Study Viability of Vertically Farming Leafy Greens
Fueled in part by a $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture' Specialty Crop Research Initiative, the university's Controlled Environment Agriculture Center will join a multi-university team to study indoor leafy green production, with the goal of improving the quality, quantity, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of indoor vertical farming production.
Dr. Yoon's Work on Norovirus Featured at American Chemical Society Nat'l Meeting
Dr. Jeong-Yeol Yoon's work on norovirus has been picked up by ACS (American Chemical Society) headquarters, as well as many other news outlets. Dr. Yoon had the honor to be one of 17 picked up from 20,000+ attendees at ACS Fall 2019 National Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA.
Dr. U'Ren published in "Nature Ecology & Evolution" Journal
Biosystems Engineering Professor, Dr. Jana U'Ren, was published in the very prestigious Science Journal Nature Ecology & Evolution for her fungi work in boreal forests.
Dr. Andrade-Sanchez & UA Extension Featured in Technology Videos
Biosystems Engineering Faculty and Extension Specialist, Dr. Pedro Andrade Sanchez, who works from the Maricopa Agricultural Center (MAC) was recently featured in two separate media releases regarding agricultural technology.
Inaugural Interdisciplinary Cannabis Symposium (IICS) to be held September 25th
The University of Arizona Inaugural Interdisciplinary Cannabis Symposium (IICS) is an inclusive, University-wide project sponsored by the Colleges of Science, Agriculture Life Sciences & Veterinary Sciences, Medicine, and the Bio-5 Institute. It is designed to inform our Community about recent research and teaching in the emerging field of medicinal Cannabis.
Dr. Slack Receives Honorary Degree from Chapingo Autonomous University
Dr. Don Slack recently received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Chapingo Autonomous University in in Texcoco, Mexico, near Mexico City, for his extensive work supporting both the university and their students.
Dr. Bonnie Hurwitz featured as "badass science mom" in AZ Daily Star
Biosystems' very own Dr. Bonnie Hurwitz was recently featured in the "This is Tucson" section of the Daily Star as a "Badass Science Mom."