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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

Chadi Sayde: Precision Agriculture for Water Management

Last month’s blog “BAE’s Version of the 3MT Competition” revealed that this BAE event was a big hit with students and faculty alike. In this experimental presentation, students asked their professors to present their research as a twist on the original 3MT. Professors used the opportunity as a way for students to learn more about[…] 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

Urban Hydrology: Finding Better Ways to Supply Water in Developed Areas

With the future of our climate seemingly uncertain, many scientists look to the future and consider how to solve potential big issues. One of these issues is providing potable water to the world’s many urban areas. Those who seek solutions to today’s and the future’s water problems do so through the discipline of urban hydrology.[…] Read More