Thirteen students inducted into Alpha Epsilon

4-22-2015 Thirteen students from BAE were inducted into Alpha Epsilon on April 15. Alpha Epsilon is the honor society of ASABE.

BAE's new Alpha Epsilon members are:

Crofcheck receives Outstanding Teacher Award

4-21-2015 Dean Walz has announced the faculty and staff award recipients from Tuesday night's Tau Beta Pi Awards Banquet. BAE Associate Professor Czar Crofcheck, Ph.D., P.E., has received the award for Outstanding Teacher in Biosystems Engineering. The "outstanding" awards are voted on by students. She received the same award in 2014. 

Sama and students receive Barnhart Fund for Excellence Award

4-14-2015 The four students listed as co-leaders on this project, Aaron Shearer, Robin Caudill, Seth Hubbard, and Jade Walker, are enrolled in BAE 402/403: Biosystems Engineering Design I and II. The students will design a front loader weighing system in the Spring 2015 semester followed by fabricating and testing a prototype in the Fall 2015 semester. The funding from the Barnhart Fund for Excellence will be used to purchase sensors and raw materials to fabricate a prototype front loader weighing system.

McNeill receives award for 35 years of service to Extension

4-8-2015 At the April 7 meeting of the Kentucky Association of State Extension Professionals, Associate Extension Professor Samuel G. McNeill, Ph.D., was presented with an award for 35 years of service to the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. McNeill’s areas of study includes post-harvest engineering aspects of grain, biomass production systems (handling, drying, and storage), and linking new technologies in agriculture and grain production. His expertise has recently led him to share his work and gather data in Nigeria and Ghana.