News & Events


Two ABE Faculty members on ASABE ballot
Jan 07, 2016
Professors Indrajeet Chaubey and Klein Ileleji are on this year's ballot.
Professor John Lumkes assists Makerere University in developing vehicle
Jan 05, 2016
Based on the success of the PUP (Practical Utility Platform), Dr. Lumkes has helped the Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute develop their own version of the vehicle.
Professor Sara McMillan awarded Violet B. Haas Fellowship
Dec 16, 2015
The Colleges of Engineering and Science have awarded the Violet B. Haas Fellowship in support of her research program on green infrastructure in urban watersheds.
Jacob (ASM 2004) and Jennifer Walker receive Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award
Nov 17, 2015
The award honors farmers age 35 or younger who earn a majority of their income from their farms. Contestants are judged on their achievements in their farming operation and their commitment to their communities.
ABE Faculty Among Patent Recipients Recognized at PRF 11th annual Inventors Recognition Reception
Nov 05, 2015
Professor Dharmendra Saraswat honored by 2015 ANRC NPS
Oct 02, 2015
Dharmendra Saraswat, associate professor, was honored by Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) and Public Policy Center of University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture for his contributions to the state's nonpoint source (NPS) pollution management program at the 2015 ANRC NPS stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, September 23.
Professor Kevin Keener receives Purdue College of Agriculture's Spirit of the Land Grand Mission Award
Sep 11, 2015
Dr. Keener, Food Science and Agricultural & Biological Engineering, has received the Purdue College of Agriculture's Spirit of the Land Grand Mission Award
Professor Jenna Rickus receives Trask Innovation Funding for Diabetes research
Aug 31, 2015
The Purdue Research Foundation-managed Trask Innovation Fund (TIF) is a Purdue University development mechanism to assist faculty with work to further commercial potential of technologies disclosed to the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC). Funds are awarded under the advisement of the TIF Advisory Council, which consists of representatives from the Purdue University Office of the Vice President for Research, Purdue Faculty, Purdue Research Foundation, and local business community.
Purdue ABE Graduate Students recognized as Outstanding NRES Student Presenters
Aug 19, 2015
Forty-five percent of the presentations in the NRES sessions at the ASABE Annual International Meeting were given by students.
Professor Klein Ileleji receives Innovative Extension Methods or Impact Assessment award from ASABE
Aug 14, 2015
This competition encourages agricultural engineers in industry and public service (not limited to ASABE members) to strive for excellence in extension activities through the interchange of ideas on successful methods and techniques. It also promotes excellence in educational aids, which represent agricultural engineering and through the exchange of ideas and individual recognition, contributes to overall improvement in the use of educational aids.
Professor Nate Mosier named recipient of the 2015 Agricultural Research Award
Aug 14, 2015
Nathan Mosier, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, is the recipient of the 2015 Agricultural Research Award.
Professor Monika Ivantysynova named Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Aug 03, 2015
Purdue University Wins Top Prize in FDA Food Safety Challenge
Jul 23, 2015
Professor Michael Ladisch, distinguished professor and director, leads the team including Eduardo Ximines, Kirk Foster, Seockmo Ku, Amanda Deering, and Thomas Kreke.
Soil and Water Science (SWS) Youth Curriculum Development Team led by Professor Natalie Carroll receives Universities Council on Water Resources' Education and Public Service Award
Jul 14, 2015
Soil and Water Science (SWS) Youth Curriculum Development Team led by Professor Natalie Carroll receives Universities Council on Water Resources' Education and Public Service Award
Jun 16, 2015
The Universities Council on Water Resources held their 2015 Awards Banquet at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson, Nevada, during their conference "Water Is Not for Gambling: Utilizing Science to Reduce Uncertainty" June 16-18, 2015.
Professor Natalie Carroll part of Corps of Engagement Award-winning PICS Team
Jun 05, 2015
Congratulations to the PICS team for their award from the Purdue Office of Engagement on May 13, 2015.
Professor Monika Ivantysynova named Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Jun 05, 2015
Monika Ivantysynova, the Maha Fluid Power Systems Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of ASME, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Professor Rickus chosen as "Most Distinguished Faculty for Research"
Jun 03, 2015
The research award is given to a faculty member whose research has influenced a student's passion within that field of study. Read more in The Exponent.
Professor Monika Ivantysynova receives 2015 Robert E. Koski Medal
May 11, 2015
The Robert E. Koski Medal, established in 2007, recognizes individuals who have advanced the art and practice of fluid power motion and control through education and/or innovation. It is awarded by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Professor Michael Ladisch receives Morrill Award
May 05, 2015
Three professors, all from the College of Agriculture, received Morrill Awards at the Provost's Faculty Awards Convocation Tuesday.
Mark Moehling named to New Faces of Engineering
Apr 07, 2015
Mark Moehling (ENRE 2010) was nominated as a New Face of Engineering by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
Raghavan Srinivasan (PhD '92) to be honored as a Distinguished Agriculture Alumnus
Apr 03, 2015
We are delighted to announce the Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award recipients for 2015. The Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award recognizes mid-career Purdue Agriculture alumni who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments, made significant contributions to their professions or to society in general and exhibit high potential for future professional growth.
Professor Frankenberger to lead research to improve water management on drained land
Mar 20, 2015
Jane Frankenberger is heading a $5 million federally funded project examining the economic and environmental benefits and costs of storing water on farms in ways for crops to use it when they need it and to reduce nutrients draining into waterways.
Purdue ABE Graduate Program ranked #1 by US News and World Report - for the 7th Consecutive Year
Mar 10, 2015
We are honored to be named the #1 ABE grad program for the 7th consecutive year. The work we do here matters and our students make the difference.
Professor Irudayaraj receives 2015 College of Engineering Faculty Award of Excellence
Feb 13, 2015
The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in research by faculty in the College of Engineering.

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Senior Project Poster Session
Jan 06, 2016
ABE Spring Student Awards Banquet
Jan 06, 2016

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ABE in the News

Paul Jones, Cindy Chastain: Webinar focuses on urban agriculture for military vets, farmers with disabilities
Feb 11, 2016
Grad Student Noah Freeman: AgReliant Genetics launches precision agriculture technology platform
Feb 10, 2016
Alum Carlos Campabadal: USED US Soybean Export Council: Hosts Soybean Meal Feed and Swine Nutrition Training Program at IGP Institute for Japnese Industry Professionals
Feb 09, 2016
AgrAbility planning 25th anniversary activities
Feb 05, 2016
AgrAbility, Ned Stoller (AE '97): Purdue nonprofit helps farmers keep working despite ailments
Jan 21, 2016
Cindy Chastain: Agricultures - Turning Swords into Plowshares
Nov 11, 2015
Professor Bill Field, Yuan-Hsin (Charlene) Cheng; The Elkhart Truth - Elkhart, LaGrange counties suffered highest number of farm fatalities of any Indiana counties from 1970-2014, Purdue researchers say
Oct 28, 2015
Professor Bill Field, Yuan-Hsin (Charlene) Cheng: Purdue report: Indiana farm fatalities increased in 2014
Oct 08, 2015
Professor Kevin Keener: Purdue Today - Food scientist Keener to receive Spirit of the Land-Grant Mission Award
Sep 24, 2015
Professor Nathan Mosier: Morning Ag Clips - Ag engineer Mosier earns research award
Sep 17, 2015
Veteran AgrAbility Coordinator Cindy Chastain: Helping disabled vets get into farming (via AgriNews)
Jul 10, 2015
Professor Klein Ileleji: Indiana farmers urged to check grain bins for spoilage (via WLFI-18)
Jul 10, 2015
Professor Martin Okos: State offers program to help Hoosiers buy local (via WLFI-18)
Jul 08, 2015
Purdue Connections: Capstone projects prepare students for work world
Jun 04, 2015
Evan Anderson: Exponent - Soy air freshener wins competition for students
Apr 09, 2015
Evan Anderson, one-third of the winning Student Soy Product Innovation Competition team, made the front page of the Exponent today.
Evan Anderson: Purdue Agriculture InFocus - Soybean-based air freshener tops in Purdue student contest
Apr 08, 2015
Jaycey Hardenstein: Purdue Agriculture InFocus - invited to 19th Annual Council on Undergraduate Research "Posters on the Hill"
Apr 08, 2015
Evan Anderson, Levi Jackson: Soybean-based air freshener tops in Purdue student contest
Mar 30, 2015
Professor Michael Ladisch: Biotechnology and Bioengineering - "Hydrolysis-determining substrate characteristics in liquid hot water pretreated hardwood" (video)
Mar 27, 2015
Evan Anderson, Levi Jackson: Indianapolis Star - What crazy soy-based inventions did Purdue students come up with now?
Mar 27, 2015
German Schäfer: Purdue visiting scholar to market face cream at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna
Mar 16, 2015
Barron Hewetson: Spero Energy, Guarders take top spots at 28th annual Purdue Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition
Feb 20, 2015
PurdueToday: Mosier appointed to soybean alliance endowed chair at Purdue
Feb 17, 2015
Professor Bill Field: US Prof's Efforts to Empower Disabled Farmers Bear Fruit in 'Field'
Dec 05, 2014
Professor Jenna Rickus: Me, My Neuroprocessor, and I - Preparing for a Hybrid World
Sep 18, 2014

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