Research

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The Biological & Ecological Engineering Department has ongoing research in three main areas:

Biological Engineering

This research area applies principles of biological sciences to the development of engineering processes and devices. Core areas of activities include bioprocessing and biofuels development.

Ecological Engineering

This research area applies principles of ecosystems science to the design and analysis of a wide range of processes and activities.

Water Resource Engineering

This research area deals with engineering aspects of water resources.