Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Penn State University offers undergraduate degrees in Agricultural Systems Management and Biological Engineering, and graduate degrees in Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

ABE News

Tom Richard is honored as ASABE Fellow
August 19, 2019
Tom Richard with ASABE President Maury Salz and fellow faculty member Heather Gall at the ASABE's 2019 Annual International Meeting Fellow ceremony.
Penn State biorenewable systems students climb to new heights in sustainability
August 15, 2019
Colin Geary and Nelson DiBiase, biorenewable systems majors in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, successfully created a prototype of a fully compostable climbing hold.
Where curiosity leads
August 15, 2019
ABE professor and materials scientist Jeffrey Catchmark displays blocks of a wound-healing biofoam developed by him and Dr. Scott Armen of Penn State College of Medicine.
Detention basins could catch more than stormwater
August 15, 2019
A dry detention basin next to a road to collect runoff, prevent flooding and perhaps control nitrate infiltration of groundwater.
Summer 2019 ABE Graduates
August 15, 2019
The ABE Faculty and Staff wish to congratulate our Summer 2019 Graduates.