College of EngineeringBiosystems EngineeringAbout Biosystems Engineering


Students and professor Dr. Dougherty outside conducting a lab

The Department of Biosystems Engineering is committed to producing engineers competent in developing sustainable and resilient solutions to life's essential challenges: food, water, energy, environment, and health. Students receive hands-on and personalized education, in the family-centered environment that Biosystems Engineering has created. The department provides a well-rounded engineering experience and produces collaborative minds, ready to engage with the multidisciplinary teams in today’s workforce. The department offers a Biosystems Engineering major (with options in Bioprocess Engineering, Ecological Engineering, Forest Engineering), and a Biological and Agricultural Technology Management (BATM) major. Auburn's Biosystems Engineering Department has provided integrated engineering, biological, environmental, and agricultural solutions to improve the quality of life since 1919.