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


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
The building is being constructed on land provided by the City of Orange Beach on Terry Cove off Perdido Bay with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico.
BoT approves AU Gulf Coast Engineering Research Station in Orange Beach
Auburn football isn’t the only thing going orange this weekend, as the Board of Trustees approved a project Friday to build an Auburn University Gulf Coast Engineering Research Station in Orange Beach.
9/16/22 12:15 PM
The agreement is considered to be a "win-win" for both Auburn and Air University, located in Montgomery.
Auburn Engineering, Air University form partnership
The partnership is designed to develop an environment promotes unique opportunities for students and faculty to participate in Air Force-related research, while enhancing STEM-related education and research
6/15/22 9:00 AM
Allan David
David named acting associate dean for research
Allan David has been named as the Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s acting associate dean for research.
6/1/22 11:45 AM
Interim Dean Steve Taylor
Taylor named interim dean
Steve Taylor has been named interim dean of Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, according to an announcement by Interim Provost Vini Nathan. Taylor will begin serving in this new role effective immediately. He succeeds Chris Roberts, who was named as Auburn University’s 21st president in February.
4/5/22 2:00 PM