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College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering

Undergraduate Sneak Peek

Get to know majors that promote 
the sustainable use of renewable resources 
and the enhancement of the environment.

Thursday, March 27, 2014
4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Ruttan Hall, Room B35
St. Paul Campus

Tentative Agenda

4:30-5:00pm - Introduction to the Department
5:00-6:30pm - Tour research labs with faculty
6:30-7:30pm - Dinner and interaction with students,
alumni and admissions counselors 

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Tour Option #1
Environmental and Ecological Engineering

  • Removing pollutants with plants
  • Biofilters from renewable resources
  • Air quality management
  • Algae for biofuels, biochemical production ans wastewater treatment

Tour Option #2
Bioproducts and Food Engineering

  • Biobased composites
  • Biodegradable plastics
  • Biomass Conversion
  • Nanobiosensors
  • Microbial biofuels and biofertilizers

Tour Option #3
Business, Buildings and Sustainability

  • Marketing and sustainable use of renewable resources
  • Residential building science and technology
  • Environmental professsionals in the industrial sector

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