Congratulations to our Faculty's Tenure and Promotions


UF/IFAS Agricultural and Biological Engineering is proud to congratulate our faculty members on their tenure and promotions. Dr. Nikolay Bliznyuk has been awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor, Dr. Clyde Fraisse has been promoted to Professor, Dr. Jasmeet Judge has been promoted to Professor, and Dr. Greg Kiker has been promoted to Professor. Read more...

ABE Professor Emeritus Elected CIGR Secretary-General

By ABE and Dr. Fedro Zazueta

Dr. Fedro Zazueta, Professor Emeritus in UF/IFAS Agricultural and Biological Engineering, was elected to a four-year term as Secretary-General to the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR).

The International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR) was established in Liege, Belgium in 1930. The purpose of the society is to bring together engineers and related professionals with an aim to improve the outcomes generated by the profession. CIGR is an association of societies and its members are regional societies as well as national societies.

CIGR sponsors the International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (iAABE).  This academy was established to recognize individuals of great character that have made substantial contributions to engineering. Read more...

ABE Launches New Website Design


The UF/IFAS ABE department is excited to announce our new website design.

This website was redesigned with our users in mind and represents our department as a whole. This redesign is one of the many aspects being implemented to the UF/IFAS ABE department’s communication to encourage connection with our audiences inside and outside of the department.

The first major feature of the new website design in the dropdown menu. This menu features tabs for academics, Extension, research, people and resources, along with different levels within each tab. This menu is the main navigation for the website.

Our homepage features three dropdown selections for quick access to various important topics in academics, research, and Extension. Read more...

Campbell Graduate Student Travel Scholarship

Photos by ABE and Marco Pazmiño-Hernandez

Three Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) students have been awarded the Ken and Cindy Campbell Graduate Student Travel Scholarship to support their travel, conference and research efforts in water resources.

The Ken and Cindy Campbell Graduate Fellowship was created in 2015 to support graduate students researching water-related issues in the ABE department at the University of Florida/IFAS. This travel scholarship is created from these endowment funds to further support graduate students. Ken Campbell is a Professor Emeritus in the UF ABE department where he served on the faculty for 35 years. His research on water pollution and the reduction of agriculture’s impact on water quality degradation has been critical to the adoption of soil and water management practices in Florida. Read more...