BSE combines engineering and life sciences to create a new generation of professionals

The biological systems engineering (BSE) program at Iowa State University teaches students how to use life sciences and engineering principles together to solve complex problems, such as those related to food security and next generation biofuels. It’s a diverse program that lets students tailor their educational experiences to their interests through an option structure that … Continue reading BSE combines engineering and life sciences to create a new generation of professionals

ABE researcher testing nitrate removal from field water

Alok Bhandari, an associate professor in agricultural and biosystems engineering, is leading a multiyear project to test how well bioreactors remove nitrates from the water that comes from tile-drained fields. In order to promote a more sustainable agriculture, the goal of this project is to facilitate adoption of nitrogen management practices in Iowa and the Upper … Continue reading ABE researcher testing nitrate removal from field water