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Jason Ward: Using Precision Agriculture to Improve Practice

Dr. Jason Ward joined the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering in November 2017. Dr. Ward is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, who conducts research on Precision Agriculture. We recently spoke to Dr. Ward to learn about his background, precision ag, NC State Extension and his work with students. PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND NC State: Tell[…] Read More

Kevin Chapman: Advancing Education, Advancing Career

The Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) Online program serves a variety of students. With a desire to learn more real-world knowledge in his field, Kevin Chapman now pursues an advanced degree while working a full-time job, specializing in wastewater treatment systems. Here’s his story: Academic Career NC State: Tell us about your academic background. Kevin[…] Read More

Distance Education Challenges + Strategies: Professors’ Perspectives

Distance Education (DE) has basically revolutionized the way students can earn an education, especially for individuals who are already in a career or located far from universities. While offering students unique access to education, DE can present some challenges to students. We recently spoke with Dr. Paige Puckett and Dr. John Classen about their experience[…] Read More

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