Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Biological Engineering (BE) applies engineering principles to protect natural resources and to produce food, biofuels, pharmaceuticals, and other biobased products. BE incorporates foundations of biology with engineering theory and practice to develop sustainable solutions to problems facing a broad range of industries.


115 Frazier-Rogers Hall
P.O. Box 110570
Gainesville, FL 32611

Administration & Advising

Kati Migliaccio

Greg Kiker
Graduate Coordinator

Dr. Ana Martin-Ryals
BE Undergraduate Coordinator

Adam Watson
AOM Undergraduate Coordinator

Robin Snyder
Coordinator, Academic Support Services

What do Biological Engineers do?

Biological engineers pioneer new designs and techniques in such areas as agricultural robotics, remote sensing, bioprocessing, biofuels, precision agriculture, plant space biology, sustainability of our natural resources, and packaging product design and development.

Source: UF Catalog