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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.

The Latest from BSE

  • Welcoming our new chair, Dr. Troy Runge

    Biological Systems Engineering welcomes Troy Runge, PhD, as our next Chair, effective January 1st, 2018. Dr. Runge is currently an associate professor and has been at BSE since 2009, teaching in the food and bioprocessing …

  • Doug Reinemann named CALS Associate Dean for Outreach and Extension

    Doug Reinemann, chair of the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, has been named CALS associate dean for extension and outreach. In this role, Reinemann will be in charge of the organization, content, and effectiveness of …

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    App helps farmers make the most of their corn harvest

    Dr Brian Luck is featured in an article in the latest edition of Wisconsin Institute for Discovery’s “Stories” newsletter.  He and Dr. Rebecca Willett from Electrical and Computer Engineering are putting together a smartphone app …

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