Faculty | Agricultural & Biological Engineering | Mississippi State University

ABE welcome three new faculty members in fall 2021

Dr. Amirtahà Taebi, originally from Iran, first became interested in the field of biomedical engineering with hopes of bettering the quality of life for generations to come. “When I think of 200 years from now, I would like to know that I had an impact, even a small one; a positive impact on our children’s…

August 18, 2021


Three ABE faculty members win teaching awards in April 2021

Congratulations to our ABE faculty! Daniel Chesser College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Excellence in Teaching Lower Division Award

May 4, 2021


ABE Associate Professor LaShan Simpson receives Diversity Lecture award from the Biomedical Engineering Society

The Biomedical Engineering Society Awards Committee, and as approved by the BMES Board of Directors, has selected LaShan Simpson as the winner of the 2021 BMES Diversity Lecture Award. As the winner of this award, she will present a 20-minute lecture during the BMES Annual Meeting. The 2021 Diversity Lecture Award consists of an honorarium…

March 10, 2021


ABE Welcomes Dr. Nuwan Wijewardane

Dr. Nuwan Wijewardane, originally from Sri Lanka (a beautiful tropical island in the Indian Ocean), envisioned his future career as an academic from the time he started his undergraduate career at University of Peradeniya, working on a B.S. in Agricultural Technology and Management while he tutored his classmates. Fueled by the desire to learn more…

March 1, 2021


ABE welcomes new assistant professor Dr. Yuzhen Lu

Dr. Yuzhen Lu’s broad educational background synthesizes agricultural science and engineering. Originally from China, he earned a B.S in Facility Agriculture from Northwest A&F University, M.S. in Plant Nutrition from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Ph.D. in Biosystems Engineering from Michigan State University. Before arriving at Mississippi State, Dr. Lu worked as a…

January 20, 2021


John Linhoss, ABE Assistant Professor, named winner of Community Engagement Award

January 11, 2021


LaShan Simpson, ABE Associate Professor, Featured on Cover of Mississippi State University Alumnus Magazine

December 18, 2020


LaShan Simpson, associate professor in ABE, relates her experience as a first-generation student

November 12, 2020


Paz, ABE professor, earns alumni award from University of the Philippines Los Baños

October 30, 2020


Our People: LaShan Simpson, ABE associate professor

October 13, 2020