Welcome to Biological Systems Engineering !!!

We would like to welcome you to Biological Systems Engineering.  In place of our typical in-person welcome messages and department tour - we are bringing them to you!

First, a welcome message from our Department Chair, Dr. Troy Runge

Biological Systems Engineering as a major covers a wide range of topic areas.   This presentation from Dr. Runge talks more about what we offer at UW Madison

Now, let’s go on a video tour of our office building on Henry Mall and lab building on Elm Drive

If you have any questions or concerns, you can find answers from:

Undergraduate Students

Betsy Wood


(608) 262-3310

Graduate Students

Julie Garvin


(608) 262-2239

Department Chair

Dr. Troy Runge


(608) 890-3143