CFANS undergraduates get hands-on environmental research experience

August 11, 2021

Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering involves undergraduate students in both field and lab work. 

BBE undergraduate students conduct field research.

Just after 7 a.m. on a humid Wednesday morning in July, Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering (BBE) sophomore Fayth Nystel is gathering plastic sampling bottles from the lab. She and fellow BBE Junior, Hunter Strubhart, have been working under BBE faculty member, Dr. Joe Magner, on environmental projects throughout the summer. Today they drove an hour and half east of the Twin Cities to Pipe Lake in Wisconsin, on a mission to collect surface and deep water samples to analyze later in the lab. Read the full story.