Biological Systems Engineering


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Faculty and graduate student research at Washington State University Department of Biological Systems Engineering addresses some of the most pressing issues of the natural world.

WSU from the airWe are a leading biological engineering research department, one that specializes in designing innovative agricultural technologies, improving food processing systems, converting bio-based material into energy, and much more.

Our faculty and graduate student researchers are leading the way as they expand the current knowledge of science and engineering.

Expanding Our Research Capabilities

Through the successful efforts of our Researchers, Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff; BSysE continues to improve the graduate student experience by applying the generous investments we receive into the areas where they will make the greatest impact on scholarly and research activities. With you help, we will continue to:

  • Improve facilities and acquire state-of-the-art instrumentation to support the discoveries and innovations of our researchers;
  • Increase the direct funding of exceptional Ph.D. students who show the greatest potential for academic and professional success;
  • Seek out opportunities to file patents and make the technologies developed in our labs available to the private sector;
  • Create world-class consortiums with industry, peer institutions, and research partners that will give students the opportunity to engage in collaborative research. 
On a More Personal Level

You can also choose to help our graduate students directly with tuition, books, computers, research software,as well as emergency living expenses.

Of course, you can specify personally the intent of your donatiton.

Physical Property

If you wish to donate physical items to our department, please contact us first to see if we can actually use the item(s) you wish to donate.

Please contact our department or the Washington State University Foundation should you have any questions at all.

Whether your donation be large or small, the faculty, graduate students, and staff at Biological Systems Engineering thank you for your support of our programs and our students.

Thank you for making a gift to the Biological Systems Engineering Development Fund.

Claudio Stöckle
Chair, Biological Systems Engineering






May 4, 2012
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