Since 1906, the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering has responded to the changing needs of society by integrating and applying principles of engineering and biology in a systems context.
The department offers joint academic programs spanning the College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The MSU biosystems engineering undergraduate program was ranked the #6 biological and agricultural engineering program in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
- Food: Food safety and quality
- Environment: Sustainable ecosystems and resource conservation
- Energy: Bioenergy and bioproduct solutions
- Health: Diagnostics, systems models and risk assessment tools to enhance public health
Low-Moisture News & Articles
Published on August 18, 2022
The USDA NIAFA-funded Center for Low Moisture Food Safety team members received various awards and were recognized for those achievements at the 2022 International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting in July 2022
Needs Assessment of the Low-Moisture Food Industry: The Next Steps to Advance Food Safety Research and Extension
Published on August 3, 2022
Low-moisture food safety is getting attention due to increasing foodborne recalls and outbreaks. However, limited studies have assessed the food safety challenges and research and extension need of the low-moisture food industry.
Effect of bed-depth on Inactivation of Enterococcus faecium NRRL B-2354 During Hot-Air Drying of Fresh Cut Apple Cubes
Published on August 2, 2022
Previous research evaluated the effect of hot-air drying of apple cubes on the lethality of two microorganisms at two temperatures. However, the effect of the drying bed depth on the lethality of the drying process is still unknown.
In the News
Published on January 10, 2022 by Process and Control Today (UK)
Ten Michigan State University students, four alumni nominated for prestigious graduate school scholarships
Published on October 12, 2021
Published on July 30, 2021 by MSU Undergraduate Education
Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development tours water quality monitoring project site
Published on July 25, 2021 by Morning Ag Clips
Published on July 23, 2021 by MSU Innovation Center