What is bioengineering?
There is something for everyone in ag and bio engineering

A DEGREE IN AGRICULTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING can be a fulfilling and rewarding path. Creative challenges and diverse opportunities abound. Many students delve into studies and research that lead to new solutions or the development of new products and processes. And education isn't confined to formal classrooms. "What I want to be when I grow up" is often confirmed when studying abroad or learning on-the-job through internships. Many students and career professionals across Canada have taken the ag and bio engineering path, and all affirm that it is the scenic route to an exciting profession. 

There is something for everyone in ag and bio engineering, let's discover what is amazing about this profession...

The following texts are excerpts from ASABE Resources Magazine November/December 2012 issue.

Bionanotechnology is an emerging interdisciplinary field at the interface of biotechnology and nanotechnology. It is a field that centers on the use of living organisms and bioprocesses in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields. Studying Bio Engineering by paying attention to the developments in bionanotechnology can provide a solid foundation for broad range of careers.

BioNanotechnology includes studying the nanoscale aspects of biological systems through instrumentation and nano-scale imaging tools. Graduates in this new field pursue careers in biomedical engineering, electronics, bioimaging, research and development, chemical to pharmaceutical industries.

Picture: Biofilm between root crevices.
Bionano Laboratory, University of Guelph www.bionanolab.ca