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Ph.D. - Biosystems Engineering

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Why this degree?

The purpose of this degree program is to produce graduates who are able to identify new discoveries and apply engineering analyzes to develop sustainable solutions to complex engineering problems. An additional goal is to produce graduates conduct independent cutting edge research in biosystems engineering and that can clearly communicate research findings to technical and non-technical audiences. More information about the department can be found at: http://eng.auburn.edu/bsen.

You are eligible to apply if...

In general, students with a MS degree in engineering are eligible to apply into the biosystems engineering PhD program. Since eligibility for students with non-engineering MS degrees is handled on a case by case basis, applicants in this category should contact the graduate program coordinator, Sushil Adhikari, at sushil.adhikari@auburn.edu.

To complete the program you must...

Details of the requirements for the PhD degree in biosystems engineering can be found here

What can you expect?

Students will be able to specialize in the following areas: metabolic engineering, precision agriculture, off-highway vehicle engineering, food and process engineering, biological engineering, biomass and biofuel products, and ecological engineering. More information about the degree program can be obtained from: graduate program coordinator Sushil Adhikari at sushil.adhikari@auburn.edu or department head Oladiran Fasina at fasinoo@auburn.edu.