• Guna Food Science

    Professor Sundaram Gunasekaran developing biosensors to improve food freshness and safety

  • Luck Drones

    Unmanned aerial vehicles offer new insights for agricultural applications

  • Larson Uganda

    Professor Rebecca Larson collaborating with Ugandan locals to build anaerobic digesters

  • Students in Shop

    Bringing a creation to life in the BSE shop

  • ASABE First Place

    UW-Madison ASABE Young Professionals team wins 1st place in 2015 National Design competition

  • 460 Henry Mall

    Stop by the Agricultural Engineering building to talk to an advisor

  • Quarter scale tractor

    BSE students test the strength of their quarter-scale tractor build

  • Hybrid hazelnut

    Hybrid hazelnuts being established in an "off-the-grid" cold weather greenhouse

Welcome to Biological Systems Engineering!

Biological Systems Engineering faculty and staff are dedicated to educating people to meet the engineering, management, technical sales, and service needs of the agriculture and food industry. We do this by advancing science through an active research program, teaching engineering students, and disseminating research findings through extension programs. This web site was developed to help you learn and understand what Biological Systems Engineers do and what kind of opportunities await you with a degree from this department.

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