Biological and Agricultural Engineering (PhD)

Degree: Doctoral Degrees

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To develop, adapt, and disseminate knowledge and technologies for engineering and managing biological and agricultural systems.


College of Engineering
Driftmier Engineering Center
Athens, GA 30602-7501
Phone: 706/542-0860

Academic Department

College of Engineering
101 Driftmier Engineering Center
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: 706/542-0860


Graduate Coordinator

Ramana Pidaparti


The Ph.D. in Biol. and Agric. Engr. degree stresses skills in problem definition, while also providing skills in analyses and presentation of original research results in biological and agricultural problem domains. The student, major professor and committee develop plans of study. Excellent math and statistical foundations are expected, as are strong courses in the area of the dissertation research. Typically, twenty-four hours (and six hours of dissertation research) are required in addition to the Masters coursework. The plan must contain at least 16 hours of 8000 level courses. Contact the graduate coordinator for additional details.



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