The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering of Louisiana State University,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is seeking graduate students to pursue the Master of Science
degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering or the Ph.D. degree in Biological
Engineering or Engineering Science with research in biological and agricultural engineering.
Graduate assistantships may be offered to qualifying applicants.
Graduate Research projects may be in the following specialties:
Bioenvironmental Engineering: animal waste management, water quality, subsurface water management, hydrology, and irrigation
Bioprocessing and Bioenergy Engineering: value-added processing, and byproducts utilization of Louisiana commodities
Biosensors and Instrumentation: sensing and measurement systems for site-specific farming, animal, and biological systems
Biomechanical Engineering: mechanization and mechanical systems for human and biological systems
Biotechnology/Bioengineering and Nanotechnology: molecular and cellular engineering, nano-sized drug delivery
Assistantship Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities of a research assistant will include conducting research under the direction of a departmental faculty member while working towards an advanced degree in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department and may include assisting with teaching labs and grading papers.
Applicant should have a B.S. degree from an ABET accredited program in biological engineering, agricultural engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, biomechanics engineering, aquacultural engineering or related engineering discipline. Applicants with a Masters degree may also apply for the Ph.D. program. TOEFL scores are required for students from International schools and whose native language is not English.
The departmental assistantship pay starts at $18,000 for M.S. / $21,000 for Ph.D. per fiscal year for students with a B.S.. Higher stipends from the department and supplemental stipends from the Graduate School are also available to students with high GRE scores and GPA.
March 15th and October 15th
An LSU Graduate School application is required. Apply to LSU Graduate School
Initial contact should be made with the department at the following address. Faculty
members may also be contacted. A resume, transcript, and a list of three references
Dr. Yongchan Kwon, Graduate Coordinator
Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department
123 E. B. Doran Bldg.
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-4505
Bioprocessing and Bioenergy Engineering:
Dr. W. Todd Monroe: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Cristina M. Sabliov: email@example.com
Dr. Philip Jung: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Elizabeth Martin: email@example.com
Dr. Kevin Hoffseth: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Yongchan Kwon: email@example.com