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."
Dr. Mark Siemens Leads Research on Two Separate Weeding Techniques
Biosystems Engineering professor, Dr. Mark Siemens, has recently been featured in two separate news articles highlighting the work he is doing on killing pesky weeds.
Biosystems Engineering Student Receives First Ever "Future Leaders" Scholarship
BE undergraduate student, Jesus Mulgado, received the first ever Future Leaders Scholarship by the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM).
UA-ABE Partners with Universidad Autónoma Chapingo for Dual Degrees
Dr. Don Slack spearheaded the initiative for a partnership between the UA and Universidad Autónoma Chapingo that includes a new dual degree program between ABE and Chapingo. ABE has always had a very strong relationship with Chapingo and we are excited for this relationship to continue to grow with this partnership.
The V-Hive Green Box
Joel Cuello, Ph.D., a professor in the Agricultural & Biosystem Engineering department at the University of Arizona, recognized an opportunity for vertical farms to flourish in modular containers or warehouses by developing a vertical, modular growth system called The Vertical-Hive (V-Hive) Green Box.