• Krsko art

    First exhibition by the bio-inspired BSE artist in residence!

  • Luck banner

    Dr. Brian Luck - BSE's Farm Hacker

  • Stephanie Prellwitz

    BSE Alum Stephanie Prellwitz: The Badger on Big Green Lake

  • Ag Podcast Team pic

    The Ag Podcast Team was the recipient of the 2016 Program Innovation Award, including three BSE Faculty

  • ASABE Superior Paper Award

    Dr. Rebecca Larson accepts award for contributions to winning article

  • ASABE International Meeting

    Student award highlights from the 2016 ASABE International Meeting

  • BSE Welcomes Dr. John Shutske to the department

    BSE Welcomes Dr. John Shutske to the department

  • Guna ISS Award

    Dr. Sundaram Gunasekaran receives ISS Outstanding Faculty Award

  • Discovery Challenge winners
  • Runge lab pics

    Congratulations to Dr. Troy Runge for his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure

  • Vocal cords
  • John Ralph in lab
  • Reinemann and cows
  • Dr. Gunasekaran profile at WARF

    Sundaram Gunasekaran: Food engineer stays true to his core

  • 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

Welcome to Biological Systems Engineering!

Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) 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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