The Biological & Ecological Engineering (BEE) Department is dedicated to incorporating biological and ecological principles in engineering design to promote the development of resilient, sustainable systems that integrate human activities into the natural environment to the benefit of both. This is a rapidly developing and important new area of engineering, and Oregon State is a leader in the field. Our program provides a unique and innovative approach to engineering sustainable systems that are environmentally friendly while addressing human needs for food, water, and energy.

The Biological & Ecological Engineering (BEE) Department resides in the College of Agricultural Sciences, and the academic programs are conducted in collaboration with the College of Engineering.

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