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A snapshot of recent accomplishments both in and around the college.

The Cornhole King

“Representing Auburn was awesome. But never in a million years would I have thought it would have been through cornhole.”

The Pathfinder

Steve Taylor, associate dean for research, doesn’t remember them all; a lot of students passed through biosystems during his days heading the department. But he remembers Jessica Mills.

It’s My Job: Steve Hamilton

“Auburn taught me how to think rationally and problem solve. My ability to analyze systems guides the way that I approach each case, the way that I visualize the problems to be solved and the way that I plan each step of my procedures.”


I believe in the human touch, which cultivates sympathy with my fellow men and mutual helpfulness and brings happiness for all.   Brittany Ransom considered Georgia Tech. She considered Vanderbilt. She chose Auburn because someone went the extra mile. She’d come from Huntsville for an informal visit. She was wandering around Shelby Center. She heard…

Faculty Highlights: Spring 2021

Lauren Beckingham, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, was named the inaugural recipient of the Emerging Investigator Award from Applied Geochemistry, the Journal of the International Association of Geochemistry. She and Karen McNeal, the Molette Endowed Professor of geosciences, also received a $139,375 National Science Foundation grant for research with Tuskegee University titled “Developing…

125 Years of Auburn’s X-Ray Vision

The untold story of Auburn Engineering’s pioneering role in the scientific breakthrough that changed the world.

Auburn Makes (A Difference)

How Auburn Engineering’s fight against Covid-19 inspired a new era of campus collaboration

Structural Integrity

America has an infrastructure problem.

Auburn now has a $22 million solution. It’s at the corner of West Samford Avenue and Shug Jordan Parkway, it’s nearly 42,000 square feet, and it’s spectacular.

Be the Creed: Sushil Adhikari

Sushil Adhikari, Alumni Professor of biosystems engineering, is from Nepal. He’s proud of Nepal. He misses it. But in terms of providing an environment that could fuel his passion, there’s just no comparison to his home for the past 12 years. Because fuel is his passion, and when it comes to the kind Adhikari is interested in, Alabama’s needle is on full.