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Would you like to design an instrument that changes how surgery is done? How about creating a new way to manufacture food, or test the power of a tractor? Or perhaps you are interested in saving the environment or working with animal production systems. With three academic majors, the Department of Biological Systems Engineering provides many ways to blend your interests and turn them into a successful and fulfilling career.

Two of our majors are the nationally renowned and accredited educational programs in Agricultural Engineering and Biological Systems Engineering at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. The third major, Mechanized Systems Management, offers degree programs at the undergraduate and masters levels. Department Research and Extension programs provide education and information to the state, region, nation, and world.

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In the News

asabeFaculty and Students Win Awards at National ASABE Conference
Dr. Deepak Keshwani, Dr. Dennis Schulte, Dr. Suat Irmak and Dr. Tami Brown-Brandl win awards at this year's national ASABE conference. UNL's team takes fifth place in the Fountain Wars Competition and Junior Aaron Matzke places third in the K. K. Barnes Student Paper Competition.
Read more about the Annual Meeting results.

Dr. PannierDr. Angela Pannier receives NSF award to aid in her continued work on developing a gene delivery tool.
Angela Pannier, a UNL biological systems engineer, is using nanotechnology to develop a gene delivery tool. Employing DNA that codes for genes to correct genetic problems, treat disease or aid healing holds tremendous potential, but finding an effective, safe method of delivering genes to cells remains a significant hurdle. Read more.

To find out more about her research and lab
visit her website.

 DylanSenior Dylan Smith awarded sponsorship for trip to Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference and Germany
Dylan Smith, an agricultural engineer, was one out of thirty students in the United States to receive the CLAAS of America sponsorship to attend the Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. He was also awarded a all-expense-paid trip to Germany based off of his winning essay. 
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