Research

Bioprocess Engineering

  • Biological Waste Treatment & Valorization
  • Biofuels & Biochemicals Production
  • Metabolic Engineering & Synthetic Biology
  • Lifecycle Assessment & Process Engineering
  • Algal-bacteria Bioprocesses
  • Biological Waste-to-Value
  • Pathogen Detection & Control
  • Biological Materials Preprocessing & Standardization
  • Postharvest Technology
  • Food Processing
  • Biodegradable & Active Packaging Materials
  • Food Engineering

Related Professors: Sushil Adhikari, Oladiran Fasina, Brendan Higgins, Yi Wang, Yifen Wang

Ecological and Water Resources Engineering

  • Ecological Engineering
    • Algal Bloom Prevention
    • Ecological Systems Modeling
    • Climate Variability
    • Low Impact Development
  • Soil & Water Conservation Engineering
    • Aquatic System Engineering
    • Agricultural & Landscape Irrigation
    • Water Quality and Quantity Modeling
    • Erosion & Sedimentation Control
    • Fate & Transport of Nutrients in Environment
    • Watershed Analysis & Management
    • Non-point Source Pollution
    • Nutrient Management & Nutrient Recovery from Wastewater
    • Ecological Waste Treatment
    • Sustainable Water Reuse for Irrigation

Related Professors: Anna Linhoss, Mark Dougherty, Jasmeet Lamba, David Blersch, Jon DavisYin Bao

Smart Systems for Production Ag & Forestry

  • AI-based Imaging Technology for Plant Phenotyping
  • Proximal Soil Moisture Sensing for Precision Irrigation
  • Autonomous Agricultural Robots
  • Precision Agriculture and Forestry
  • Sustainability of Forest Operations

Related Professors: Yin Bao, Timothy McDonald

Controlled Environment in Agriculture

  • Precision Animal Management
  • Smart Poultry & Livestock Housing Systems
  • Smart Horticulture Greenhouses
  • Recirculating Aquaculture Systems Engineering
  • Water & Energy Conservation in Confined Systems

Related Professors: John Linhoss, Jeremiah Davis, Jesse CampbellBrendan HigginsYin Bao

Emerging Systems

  • Ag Systems Modeling & Data Analytics
  • Renewable Energy in Ag Systems
  • Sustainable, Resilience & Circular Ag Systems
  • Climate Smart Ag and Forestry Systems

Related Professors: Bill Batchelor, Anna Linhoss, Sushil Adhikari, David Blersch, Yin Bao

Recent Research News


Student research videos must be no longer than 60 seconds.
$2,200 up for grabs in upcoming student research video competition
Auburn Engineering's first AUsome Science in 60 Seconds competition offers up to $2,200 in cash and prizes to the best – and most concise – student researchers, graduate and undergraduate, on video.
11/30/22 10:45 AM
The institute will be housed out of Auburn’s Research and Innovation Campus in Huntsville, hosted by the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering with oversight by the College of Engineering and the Office of the Vice President for Research.
Auburn University Board of Trustees approves Applied Research Institute
The Auburn University Board of Trustees approved a proposal Friday to form an Applied Research Institute that will represent an aggregation and culmination of various defense, aerospace, national security and biotech efforts at Auburn University. The proposed institute will serve as a hub to coordinate, organize and market these many efforts to Auburn's external constituents.
11/11/22 11:15 AM
Auburn University Research and Innovation Campus grand opening.
Auburn opens doors to Research and Innovation Campus in Huntsville
Auburn University expanded its footprint and opened its doors to a new facility in Huntsville on Tuesday with the grand-opening celebration of the Research and Innovation Campus.
10/25/22 12:00 PM
The "Writing SySTEM: A Systematic Approach to Graduate Writing Instruction and Intervention," is initially open to graduate students in aerospace, biosystems and civil and environmental engineering.
Program created to boost engineering students' research writing skills
Russell Mailen, assistant professor in aerospace engineering, is principal investigator on National Science Foundation Innovations in Graduate Education award,
10/5/22 9:35 AM
Students from all engineering disciplines will make research poster presentations before peers and judges.
College's 10th annual Graduate Engineering Research Showcase Oct. 20
More than 200 graduate students are expected to showcase and present their research findings before peers and judges, competing for cash prizes
10/3/22 9:00 AM