The ASABE Student Branch teamed with the ACT Club for the 10th annual Pancake Feed at the 2011 K-State Open House.
Biological Systems Engineering
The BAE Faculty, Staff and Office Professionals would like to congratulate each of you on your accomplishments at K-State and wish you much success in the future!
BAE Doctor of Philosophy: Ms. Li Guo, Gongzhuling (China); Ms. Shuping Yan (Wenxian, China); Mr. Wei Han (Ste. Anne De Bellevue, Canada, Summer 2011).
BAE Master of Science: Ms. Katie Handley (Onaga, Kansas); Mr. Seth Perkins (Wichita, Kansas, Summer 2011).
Allie Archer (BSE Senior) wins ASABE Award
Word has just been received that Ms. Allie Archer (senior majoring in Biological Systems Engineering, second major in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Master’s student in Biological and Agricultural Engineering) has been selected as the first recipient of the Pharos of Alexandria Global Learning Award for 2011!
Allie will be honored with the presentation of this award during the 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky on Wednesday, August 10. This award was established in 2010 by Awatif El-Domiaty Hassan, Professor Emeritus of North Carolina State University. The award honors and recognizes an outstanding undergraduate upper-class level (junior or senior) or Graduate ASABE student member who exhibits interest in engineering problems and global learning outreach.
Congratulations, Allie, on receiving this prestigious award!
BAE Faculty Dr. Stacy Hutchinson Honored
The K-State Mortar Board Chapter recently recognized 12 faculty and staff members for exemplifying the organization’s pillars of scholarship, leadership and service in their work with students. Dr. Stacy Hutchinson, BAE Associate Professor, is one of the 12 faculty/staff members receiving this honor. Congratulations, Dr. Hutchinson; keep up the good work! Since 2000, the K-State Mortar Board Chapter has been honoring outstanding faculty and staff.
Goldwater Scholarship Awarded to BSE Student
Emily Tummons, BSE junior (Leawood, Kansas), has been named as a recipient of the 2010 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Emily is among 278 students who will receive scholarships annually for her final one or two years of undergraduate study. The scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from 1,111 applicants. This information has been supplied from the Goldwater Scholarship Program. Emily is a member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Golden Key International Honor Society. She is a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority and a participant in the Sorority’s intramurals. Emily has received the Medallion Scholarship, Beckman Memorial Scholarship, the Regan Scholarship and College of Engineering scholarships through the Kansas State University Foundation. Emily graduated from St. Teresa’s Academy in 2007 and is the daughter of Philip and Louann Tummons. (Information from K-State Media Relations)
Biological Systems Engineers address a myriad of problems facing society related to the sustainable production of food, energy, and bio-based products, and the sustainable management of natural resources. Graduates are able to apply engineering knowledge in the broad fields of agricultural industry mechatronics, natural resources and environmental restoration and protection, and biological material processing.
K-State is the only university in Kansas that offers a Biological Systems Engineering degree program. It is a versatile program offering environmental, machine systems, and biological engineering options.