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Biological & Agricultural Engineering

Engineering/Physics Building
Phone: (208) 885-6182
Fax: (208) 885-7908

Mailing Address:
Biological & Agricultural Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0904
Moscow, ID 83844-0904

Idaho Falls

College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
1776 Science Center Dr., Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho  83402
phone: (208) 282-7900
fax: (208) 282-7929



Biological Systems Engineering Careers

As biological sciences and biotechnology become ever more important sectors of our economy, engineers will be needed to work side by side with life scientists to bring laboratory developments into commercial production. Such industries as plant and animal production, biomedical technology, tissue culture, biotechnology, food processing, aquaculture and forest production will all need engineers with strong backgrounds in biology.

  • EPA or other government administrators — The Environmental Protection Agency and other similar government agencies are responsible for administering federal and state natural resource regulations.
  • Biomedical designer — The biological systems engineering course is a pre-biomedical program to prepare students for graduate studies in the biomedical profession.
  • Bioremediation engineer — Soil and land that has become polluted may be restored by engineers who use microbial agents to clean up toxic sites.
  • Quality control specialist — Many manufacturing businesses have inspectors to ensure a safe work environment and compliance with governmental labor and consumer regulations.

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