A hands-on approach to an engineering education with real-world challenges and sustainability always at the forefront. Grads take leadership roles in manufacturing organizations, engineering firms, nonprofits, and government agencies, and continue on to success in graduate school.

Interest Areas
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Environment, Sustainability, Nature
Target Major/Degree https://agsci.psu.edu/academics/undergraduate/majors/biological-engineering
Facilities, Centers, and Institutes

Our Fabrication and Design Lab in the Agricultural Engineering Building enhances and strengthens Agricultural and Biological Engineering research, teaching, and extension projects by providing a focal point for fabrication, design, and maintenance.

  •  Bio-based product development companies 
  •  Environmental engineering consulting firms 
  •  Food processing companies 
  •  Off-road machinery development companies 
  •  Materials handling companies 
  •  Soil and water protection agencies 
Student Clubs and Organizations
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
  • Penn State International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM)
  • Penn State Pullers

Focus your degree with an option in Agricultural Engineering, Food and Biological Process Engineering or Natural Resource Engineering