College of EngineeringBiosystems EngineeringAbout BiosystemsAwards


Outstanding Alumnus:

2023 - Marc Ivey is a 1992 Forest Engineering graduate of Auburn University and is currently the Vice-President of Development for Dirt Dog Manufacturing in Commerce, GA.

2022 - John Bolte is a 1987 Ph.D. Agricultural Engineering graduate of Auburn University. He is a professor and head of the Department of Ecological and Biological Engineering at Oregon State University. 


Outstanding Publication with High Impact Factor:

2022: Dr. Brendan Higgins


Dean's Grantsmanship Award:

2022: Dr. Sushil Adhikari and Dr. Brendan Higgins


Outstanding Faculty:

2023: Dr. Brendan Higgins

2022: Dr. Sushil Adhikari (Fred H. Pumphrey Teaching Award and College of Engineering SGA Faculty Award)


Outstanding Staff:

2023: Caroline Whiting

2022: Bionca King


Outstanding BSEN Students:

2023: Ed Williams

2022: Dylan Bowen and Julia Palazolo


Outstanding BATM Student:

2023: Jacob Sizemore


2023 Auburn University Writing Committee Award for Excellence in Writing Across Curriculum

Awarded to the Department of Biosystems Engineering for the ongoing commitment to writing in the discipline, its strong support of Auburn University writing programs and initiatives, engagement of new faculty in the department's culture of writing, effective use of eportfolios, a valuable contribution to eportfolio project, and successfully securing grants that include writing.