Accredited Academic Programs in Ag/Bio Engineering & Technology

Additional information concerning the educational opportunities and facilities at the various institutions can be obtained by corresponding directly with the contacts below. 

Key
* Degree accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
** Curriculum recognized by ASABE. Ending dates are indicated. 
*** Accredited by American Council for Construction Education 
**** Accredited by Society of American Foresters

Guidelines for ASABE Recognition of Agricultural Systems Management Curricula


ALABAMA
Oladiran Fasina, PhD, PE, Head
Biosystems Engineering Dept.
Auburn University
200 Corley Building
Auburn University, AL 36849-5417
334-844-3574
Email
www.eng.auburn.edu/bio/
Biosystems Engineering program
BBSE*, MS & PhD
Forest Engineering option
Ecological Engineering option

ARIZONA
Kitt Farrell-Poe, Head
Dept. of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
1177 E 4th St
PO Box 210038
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
520-621-7221
FAX: 520-621-3963
Email
https://cals.arizona.edu/abe/
Biosystems Engineering program
BSBE*
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Program
MSABE, PhDABE

ARKANSAS
Dr. Lalit Verma, Head
University of Arkansas
Bio & Agr Engineering Dept
203 Engineering Hall
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone:  479-575-2351
FAX:  479-575-2846
E-Mail
baeg.uark.edu
Biological Engineering program
BSBE*, MSBE, PhD (Eng)

Donald M. Johnson, Professor and Coordinator Ag Systems Tech Mgmt Program
ASTM Ag and Ext Edu Dept
205B Agriculture Bldg
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479-575-2035
FAX: 479-575-2610
Email
http://www.uark.edu/depts/aeedhp/aeed/agsystem.html
BS (AECT) with concentration in ASTM
MS (AEE) with emphasis in ASTM**

CALIFORNIA
Peter Livingston, PhD, Department Head
BioResource & Agricultural Engineering
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
805-756-2378
FAX: 805-756-2626
E-mail
http://www.brae.calpoly.edu/
BioResource & Agricultural Engineering program, BS*
Agricultural Systems Management program, BS** 

Dr. Valerie Mellano, Dept Head
Plant Science Dept
California Polytechnic State University
3801 W Temple Ave
Pomona, CA 91768
909-869-2084
Email
http://cafes.calpoly.edu/
Landscape Irrigation Science BS

Jennifer Ryder Fox
College of Agriculture
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0310
530-898-5844
Email
www.csuchicoag.org
Agricultural
BS

John T. Bushoven, Ph.D. 
Chair - Department of Plant Science
Associate Professor - Horticultural Science 
Curator - The Arboretum at Fresno State
Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology 
California State University, Fresno 
2415 East San Ramon Avenue M/S AS72 
Fresno, CA 93740, USA 
E-mail
Website
Office: 559-278-7391
BS Industrial Technology - Agricultural Systems Management Option

Bryan Jenkins, Chair
Biological & Agricultural Engineering Dept.
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-5294
530-752-0103
Fax: 530-752-2640
Email
bae.engineering.ucdavis.edu
Biological Systems Engineering program
BSBSE*
Biological Systems Engineering program
MS(Eng), PhD(Eng), M(Eng), D(Eng)
Applied Biological Systems Technology Program

FLORIDA
Dr. Nathaniel Bailey, PhD
Interim Program Coordinator
Bio & Ag Systems Engineering
Florida A&M University
12 Benjamin Banneker Tech C
1409 Wahnish Way
Tallahassee, FL 32307
850-412-5005
Email
Website
Biological Systems Engineering
BS BSE*

Dr. Dorota Z. Haman, Professor and Chair
Agricultural and Biological Engineering Dept.
120 Rogers Hall
PO Box 110570
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0570
352-392-1864 x 121
www.abe.ufl.edu
Email
Biological Engineering
BSAE*
Agricultural & Biological Engineering ProgramME, MS, PhD
Agricultural Mechanization program
BS** (Agr Operations Mgmt) MS, PhD

GEORGIA
Donald Leo, Dean
College of Engineering
University of Georgia
130 Paul D. Coverdell Center
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1653
Email
http://engineering.uga.edu/bs-agricultural-engineering
Biological and Agricultural Engineering program
PhD
Agricultural Engineering program
BSAE*, MS
Biological Engineering program
BSBE*, MS

Dr. Archie Williams, Eng Tech Dept Head
Fort Valley State University
Agricultural Engineering Technology
108 Houston Stallworth Agricultural Research Station
Fort Valley, GA 31030
478-825-6262 x 6275
Email
http://ag.fvsu.edu/index.php/departments/engineering-technology/ag-engineering/
Agricultural Engineering Technology Program
BS

Dr. Andre’ Butler, Chair
Environmental Engineering
Mercer University School of Engineering
1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
478-301-2347
Email
https://engineering.mercer.edu/environmental/
Environmental Engineering Program
BSE

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
ABAC 8, 2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA 31793-2601
229-391-5250
Email 
Website
Agriculture, Agricultural Technology and Systems Management
BS

HAWAII
Dr. Wei Wen Winston Su
Univ of Hawaii
Biological Engineering Program Chair
1955 East West Rd Ag Sciences 218
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-3531
Email
Biological Engineering program
BSBE*, MSBE

Dr. David Christopher, Chair
Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering
Univ of Hawaii
1955 East West Rd, Ag Sciences 218
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-8840
Email
Molecular Biosciences & Bioengineering
PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology
MS, Plant Genetics

IDAHO
Dept of Biological & Agricultural Engineering
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-0904
Phone: 208-885-6182
FAX: 208-885-7908
Website
Biological and Agricultural Engineering program
BSBAE*, MSBAE, M(Eng), PhD
Environmental Engineering program
MSEnvE, M(Eng)
Agricultural Systems Management program
BSASM

ILLINOIS
Karen Jones, Chair
Dept. of Plant, Soil and Agricultural Systems
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901
618-435-2496
Email
http://coas.siu.edu/
Ag. Systems-Ag. Systems Technology
BS, MS

Alan Hansen, PhD, PE
Professor and Interim Head
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
360 AESB
1304 W Pennsylvania Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
217-333-2969
Email
http://abe.illinois.edu
Agricultural and Biological Engineering program
BSABE*, MSABE, MSABE, PhD
Technical Systems Management program
BS**, MS (including PSM)

INDIANA
Bernard Engel, PE, Head
Agricultural & Biological Engineering
225 S. University St.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907
765-494-1162
Fax: 765-496-1115
Email
www.purdue.edu/ABE
Biological Engineering program
BSBE*, MSABE, PhD (Eng)
Agricultural Engineering program
BSAE*, MSABE, PhD (Eng)
Agricultural Systems Management program, BS**
MS, PhD

IOWA
Steven K. Mickelson, Charles R. and Jane F. Olsen Professor and Department Chair
Iowa State University
Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering Dept.
1340 Elings Hall
Ames, IA 50011
515-294-1434
FAX: 515-294-6633
EMail
http://www.abe.iastate.edu/
Agricultural Engineering Program
BSABE*, MS, M (Eng), PhD
Biosystems Engineering program
BSBSE*, 
Agricultural Systems and Industrial Technology program
BS Ag Systems Technology
BS Industrial Technology
MS, PhD Industrial and Agricultural Systems Technology

KANSAS
Joe Harner, PE, Head
Dept of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Kansas State University
129 Seaton Hall
901 N. 17th St.
Manhattan, KS 66506-2906
785-532-2900
FAX: 785-532-5825
Email
http://www.bae.ksu.edu/
Biological Systems Engineering program, BSE
BSBSE*, MSBAE, PhD (Eng)
Agricultural Technology Management program
BS** ATM

KENTUCKY
Mike Montross, PE, Chair
Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering
Rm 128 C.E. Barnhart Bldg
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
859-218-4319
Email
http://www.uky.edu/bae/undergrad-areas-of-study
Biosystems Engineering program
BSBSE*, MSBAE, PhD

LOUISIANA
W. David Constant, PhD, PE, BCEE
Chair, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and
Humphreys T. Turner Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
149 E.B. Doran Hall
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Email
225.324.9470
http://www.bae.lsu.edu/
Biological Engineering program
BSBE*, MSBAE, PhD (Eng. Sc.)

MAINE
David J. Neivandt Ph.D. Program Coordinator
Director, Graduate School of Biomedical Science & Engineering
Professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
University of Maine
Orono, ME  04469-5737
Ph (207) 581-2288
Ph (207) 581 2323
Email
http://umaine.edu/chb/undergraduate-programs/
Bioengineering Program
BSBLE, MSBLE M (Eng)

MARYLAND
William E. Bentley, Chair and
Herbert Rabin Distinguished Professor
Fishell Dept of Biogengineering
University of Maryland
2330 Kim Engineering Building
College Park, MD 20742
301-405-4321
FAX: 301-405-9953
Email
http://www.bioe.umd.edu/
Bioengineering Undergraduate Program
BS*, MS, PhD

Adel Shirmohammadi, Associate Faculty
Fishell Dept of Biogengineering
University of Maryland
2330 Kim Engineering Building
College Park, MD 20742
301-405-4321
FAX: 301-405-9953
Email
http://www.bioe.umd.edu/
Biological Resources Engineering program BS*, MS, PhD
Bioengineering program
BS*, MS, PhD

MICHIGAN
Dr. Darrel W. Donahue, PhD, CQE
Professor and Chair
Dept. of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
524 S Shaw Lane, Room 216
Farrall Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-4720
Fax: 517-432-2892
Email
Website
Undergraduate Programs:
BS in Biosystems Engineering*
Graduate Programs:
MS and PhD in Biosystems Engineering
Certificate: Electrical Technology


MINNESOTA
Gary R. Sands, Professor & Head
Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering
1390 Eckles Ave
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN 55108
612-625-4756
Email
http://www.bbe.umn.edu/
Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering Program
BS*, MS, PhD

Paul Aakre, Program Manager
Agricultural Systems Management
109 Hill Bldg. 2900 University Ave.
University of Minnesota,
Crookston, Mn. 56716
218-281-8104
1-800-UMN-MINN (862-6466)
Email
http://www.umcrookston.edu/academics/agri/AgriSysMan/
Ag Systems Mgmt Prog
BS

MISSISSIPPI
Dr. Jonathan Pote, Head
Agricultural & Biological Engineering Dept.
Box 9632
Mississippi State, MS 39762
662-325-3280
Email