Biological Engineering is the newest department within the College of Engineering. The research and teaching pursuits of the Biological Engineering faculty are focused on integrating engineering principles with biological systems to the design and analysis for a variety of fields including agricultural, bioenergy, biomedical, bioprocessing, environmental and pharmaceutical.
The Biological Engineering Department offers the degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Graduates of the department will apply their technical expertise to solve real-world engineering problems by designing components, processes and systems. Graduates will communicate and work effectively in teams as well as have adequate knowledge in inorganic/organic chemistry, biochemistry, biological/biomedical science and environmental science. Graduates will be able to apply their educational skills in a broad context related to today’s challenging world.