Madalyn Moline has always been one to trailblaze new paths and follow her dreams no matter what others might say. Now, she is a sophomore in agricultural engineering with a power and machinery focus. Moline has a drive to not only create more efficient and sustainable agricultural methods, but to inspire others that want to pursue engineering, as well.
“I am aiming for continuous innovation, especially in the ag industry. I grew up on a farm, so I know the challenges that small farmers face every day. I want to improve the way we feed the world by making our agriculture more sustainable, while also helping farmers more easily accomplish their goals.”
“The Iowa State engineering experience is such a collaborative and community-focused environment. Classmates aren’t competition. We’re peers meant to lift each other up. It’s amazing to see campus seem to shrink each year as you meet more and more friendly faces in labs and classes.”
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering is lucky to welcome new art into the Sukup Atrium.
Announcing 2023 promotions in ABE.
If you need to talk to an expert on grain, Kurt Rosentrater is the expert for you.
This March, students in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering came together with the Ames Fire Department with one goal: bettering the City of Ames.
Before he graduated and ever since, Schumacher has been passionate about engineering in agriculture, believing that the digital revolution is bringing new possibilities to agriculture as we know it.
Josh Peschel, assistant professor in agricultural and biosystems engineering, is linking agriculture and technology together in a nationwide research project funded by the National Science Foundation. The team, led by Hongwei Zhang, a professor in electrical and computer engineering, is launching a test bed for experimentation to develop new, wireless networking tools that would serve remote areas – especially ones here in Iowa.
Creativity is an essential element for anyone wanting to become a successful engineer.
“After what has been done, there are a lot of ecosystems that we can’t get back naturally – so what are our alternatives? What can we engineer to replace the missing parts of an ecosystem that it really needs to thrive?”
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering is continuing to enhance the environment with research, teaching and extension work brought to the table by new ABE professor Sara McMillan.
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering is a hub for student organizations. Competing around the country, the department clubs are well known for creating a student experience that builds community, networks and experience.
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE) is excited to welcome Jordan Smith to the department as the new Agricultural Systems Technology (AST) advisor. With a background in higher education and human services, Jordan is blending his passion for education with his care for students’ growth and advancement.
Ping! was the sound of Hory Chikez’s thoughts when the spark of an idea was ignited one September afternoon.