• 2020-07-23 - URBANA, Ill. – Five University of Illinois faculty members received major awards at the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) 2020 annual international meeting. The virtual event took place July 13 to 15. Illinois recipients include Paul Davidson, Vijay Singh, Richard...
  • 2020-07-06 - URBANA, Ill. ­–  As University of Illinois employees and students return in the fall, safety measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 are critical. University administrators have announced a partial return to normal activities, with a combination of in-person and online instruction. Precautions...
  • 2020-05-27 - John Tunnell’s journey to an advanced degree in agricultural engineering was longer than most, but it gave him the experience and insight he needed to succeed in a career that was off the beaten track. John studied agricultural science at Southern Illinois University for two years before...
  • 2020-05-20 - Gary Uken’s Illini Pride runs deep. He and his wife Janet are both two-time alumni of the University of Illinois. Gary graduated in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering and in 1994 with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. Janet has a bachelor’s degree from the College...
  • 2020-05-11 - The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering would like to take this opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements of our faculty, students and alumni. In a year that has brought unprecedented changes and challenges associated with the COVID-19 crisis, we are even more aware of...
  • 2020-05-06 - Congratulations to the winners of the ABE 469 Trade Show! ABE 469: Industry-sponsored Design Project is the capstone design course for seniors in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. Like so many other proceedings around the country, the trade show for this class went virtual...
  • 2020-04-02 - A University of Illinois Extension team has successfully completed the 2019-2020 Certified Livestock Manager Training (CLMT) workshops. Neslihan Akdeniz, a clinical assistant professor in ABE, manages the extension program with Jay Solomon, an extension educator and a member of the Energy and...
  • 2020-03-31 - For K.C. Ting, former head of the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE), working in higher education has always been about finding small ways to give back to an educational system that he says “prepared him for life.” During his time at Illinois and now at Zhejiang University...
  • 2020-03-31 - Hosted by: Angie Boesche Produced by: Stephanie Henry Mental health is a concern in rural areas, as farmers cope with stress and uncertainty due to economic and environmental conditions. Often, there are no mental health providers in the local community. On this episode, we talk with Josie...
  • 2020-03-30 - The University of Illinois System is sharing expertise and resources from across its three universities and healthcare enterprise to support the state’s efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic. President Tim Killeen said the university system’s contributions include being chosen as a clinical...
  • 2020-01-27 - Dr. Robert Aherin, Professor and Extension Agricultural Safety Specialist, retired after 35 years with the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. Aherin joined the faculty of ABE in 1984, and he has been an Adjunct Professor with the School of Public Health at the University of...
  • 2020-01-27 - Dr. Alan Hansen, professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, retired on December 31, 2019. Dr. Hansen joined the department in December of 1999. Prior to joining this department, he established a successful academic career at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South...
  • 2020-01-24 - K.C. Ting, professor emeritus and former head of the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) at the University of Illinois has found a new home with Zhejiang University, China. Ting is a Professor and Vice Dean of the International Campus (IC@ZJU), where he began work in January...
  • 2020-01-22 - Daniela Markazi graduated from the University of Illinois in December 2019, with a dual degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and a minor in Natural Resource Conservation. Daniela was the College of ACES's first-ever student speaker at the ACES Graduation and Convocation. Daniela made...
  • 2019-09-12 - Arden Weiss (BS '61 AgE, MS '65 AgE) was an agricultural engineer before he knew what agricultural engineering was. “I grew up on a farm and attended school in Freeburg, Illinois,” says Arden. “My high school taught me two things I’ve used all my life – electrical wiring and...