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B.S. Biological Engineering

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Technical Problems in Biological Systems

Produce creative and effective solutions to problems in systems that involve plants, animals, microorganisms and biological materials.

Work alongside faculty and industry on design, environmental control and monitoring, non-point source pollution abatement, bioremediation, hydrology and water quality control, food processing and other In issues facing our biologically complex, interconnected and changing world.

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  • Bioenergy and Biofuels
  • Waste Treatment and Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Bionanotechnology
  • Cell and Tissue Engineering
  • Drug and Gene Delivery
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Food Processing
  • Neural Imaging and Modeling
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Water Quality Sustainability

Fast Facts

  • Top 7 in the Nation – Hands-on experience through our undergraduate Senior Capstone Design Program, recognized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for "infusing real-world experiences into engineering education." – The National Academies Press
  • Personalized Attention – Interact directly with faculty through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship and advising. All faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
  • Highest Early-Career Salary – Graduate with the highest early-career salary of any 4-year public college in Idaho. You’re also more likely to graduate in 4-years. – PayScale 2019
  • More than $25M in Scholarships – U of I awards more scholarships than any 4-year public college in Idaho. – Oct. 26, 2018 News Release
  • 98% Graduate With a Job or are enrolled in additional education. – 2016-2018 Career Services Outcomes Survey
  • Hands-On Experience, Guaranteed – ALL U of I College of Engineering students participate in hands-on experiences, through our nationally recognized Senior Capstone Design Program  and Engineering Design EXPO, Cooperative Education Program (Co-op), Idaho’s only Grand Challenge Scholars Program  and paid undergraduate assistantships.

The Biological Engineering undergraduate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Research That Matters

Science and Engineering students dive into research thanks to Beckman Scholars Award

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Engineering/Physics Building

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Biological Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0904
Moscow, ID 83844-0904

Phone: 208-885-6182

Fax: 208-885-7908

Email: bioengr@uidaho.edu

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