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BAE’s Version of the 3MT Competition

Last month, in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at NC State, faculty, staff and students participated in their very own version of a national competition called the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT). But in this competition, the faculty were the ones to present their research in a succinct way — to clearly and concisely explain their[…] Read More

ASABE Meeting: What We Learned

This year NC State hosted the North Carolina American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers State Section Meeting. In September, faculty and students from the BAE programs at NC State and NC A&T gathered to discuss this year’s topic: Engineering for a Sustainable Tomorrow. Speaking with participants of the event, we discovered more about what[…] Read More

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Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is a graduate of NC State with two degrees from the Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) department. He first graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree, and again in 2008 with a Ph.D, focusing his study on the thermal impacts of stormwater control measures. He recently received the BAE department’s first[…] Read More

Wetland Restoration and NC State: The North River Farms Wetland Restoration Project

Wetland restoration is a crucial tool in sustaining, preserving and rebuilding natural environments along waterways. Wetland restoration includes many different techniques and instruments to build and evaluate their effectiveness, and this month’s Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) Online Blog takes a closer look at a specific, local wetland restoration project. What is Wetland Restoration? Wetlands[…] Read More

BAE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Celso Castro-Bolinaga and Sediment Transport

Biological and Agricultural Engineering has an enormous amount of applications, as we’ve learned in past months. But in this month’s Biological and Agricultural Engineering Online Blog, we look at just one more way BAE impacts the world around us. We spoke to Dr. Celso Castro-Bolinaga, a former hydraulic project engineer from Venezuela who is now[…] Read More