Night at the Zach – 2023

Photos: Clockwise starting from the top – (1) Joshua Segura, BAEN Extension Assistant,  in the BAEN-Extension booth,  (2) Sophomore BAEN student Luke Bludau, Senior BAEN student Vanessa Sanchez, Dr. Rosana G. Moreira BAEN Professor at the BAEN booth; (3) David Smith, BAEN Extension Program Specialist II, and his team at the Texas A&M AgriLife – Texas 4-H & youth water education booth; (4) Dr. Elena Castell-Perez, BAEN Associate Dept. Head, talking to guests about BAEN; (5) Luke Bludau making ‘merengue’ with liquid nitrogen and whipped cream; (6) Mauricio… Read More →

Scholarship Campaingn

The most aggressive scholarship campaign in the history of  @aglifesciences began today with an announcement from Dr. Jeffrey Savell. He hopes to recruit the best and brightest to the College. The Dean’s Excellence Scholarships will support incoming freshmen as they achieve their goals and receive an undergraduate degree in the competitive fields of agriculture and the life sciences.  Read more:

2022 Texas A&M AgriLife Research Senior Faculty Fellow

Photo: From left, were: Yuxiang Sun, Ph.D.; Betty Cotton; Marco Palma, Ph.D.; Bhimu Patil, Ph.D.; G. Cliff Lamb, Ph.D.; Binayak Mohanty, Ph.D.; Kranthi Mandadi, Ph.D.; Nichole Cherry. Not shown: Johnny Bible and Joshuah Perkin. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Michael Miller) Congratulations to Dr. Binayak Mohanty as he was named a 2022 Texas A&M AgriLife Research Senior Faculty Fellow during the @txresearch Director’s Awards. Read more about Dr. Mohanty and why he was selected to be a Senior Faculty Fellow #AgriLifeResearch. Binayak Mohanty Mohanty is a global pioneer… Read More →

Study Abroad – Belgium 2023

A faculty lead summer program for Engineers and non- engineers focused on Environmental Science and Engineering What makes this program different from most study abroad programs is the freedom of traveling to any country in Europe on the weekends.  ENGINEERING CLASSES BAEN 465 Biological Waste Treatment (3 cr) BAEN 477 Air Pollution Engineering (3 cr)  TECHNOLOGY CLASSES (FOR NON-ENGINEERS) AGSN 377 Technology Environmental Engineering (3 cr) AGSM 477 Air Pollution Control (3 cr) FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell McGee / Visit: for more info

Study Abroad – Valencia, Spain 2023

A summer program for Biological & Agricultural Engineering (BAEN), Chemical Engineering (CHEN), Agricultural Systems management (AGSM), Food Science and Technology (FSTC) students.  PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Live and study in the exciting seaside city of Valencia, Spain! Courses taught at the prestigious Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) Attend lectures and practical sessions at the UPV facilities, visit local food processing industries, and participate in hands-on workshops Free weekends for independent travel COURSES Engineering Students BAEN/CHEN 422 – Unit Operations in Food Processing BAEN 427 – Engineering Aspects of Packaging Non-Engineering… Read More →


Come and join us! GREAT FOOD AND FUN PRE-GAME FESTIVITIES The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering is inviting all faculty, staff, current students, and alumni! When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 Location: SOUTHWEST CORNER OF HOBGOOD Time: 3 HOURS BEFORE THE GAME TIME

Career Connection Mixer – 2022

Career Connections Mixer The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering is inviting all alumni for an afternoon of Career Connections. Day: October 28, 2022 Time: 3-5 pm Location: TAMU Hotel and Conference Center, Ross Room Light snacks will be served – RSVP required (click on the QR code) Join us and meet with current students and chat about career prospects and recruit for the future. – Business casual attire – Copies of Resume are recommended

Faculty, staff receive Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards

from left to right, Dr. Rabi Mohtar, Cheryl Yeager,Dr. Binayak Mohanty, and Dr. Patricia Smith, professor and department head.

Congratulations to all of our faculty and staff who received the 2022 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards! The awards celebrated the accomplishments and excellence of faculty, staff and students. The award winners’ dedication to excellence and their positive impacts are crucial to fulfilling the College’s land-grant mission. This year’s awards were given to: Dr. Binayak Mohanty, professor, Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award for Research Dr. Ravi Mohtar, professor, Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award for International Impact Cheryl Yeager, senior business administrator I, Business Services For… Read More →

Auvermann receives Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence

Vice Chancellor Award in Excellence graphic

Congratulations to Brent Auvermann, Ph.D., who received the Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence this year. This award recognizes the commitment and outstanding contributions displayed by faculty, students and staff members across Texas A&M AgriLife. Administration Award The Administration Award was presented to Brent Auvermann, Ph.D., center director for the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Amarillo and chair of the Council of Resident Directors, Auvermann is helping build AgriLife Research’s role throughout Texas. His tenured experience as a researcher and his ability to “lead-by-example” energize his… Read More →

Alumni Spotlight: Mark David Waters Jr.

What is your academic background? My name is Mark David Waters Jr. and my hometown is Dallas, TX. I received my B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Prarie View A&M University. I pursued my M.S. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering while working under Dr. Maria King at Texas A&M University. The title of my thesis is Computational Modeling of Biofilm Formation and Corrosion Processes on Steel Surfaces. Why did you choose BAEN at TAMU for your MS Degree? I chose TAMU to pursue my MS Degree because it has… Read More →