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Top 10 Reasons Purdue ABE has been #1 for 10 Years

The U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges recently announced that Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Biological Engineering (ABE) is the top-ranked undergraduate department in its discipline for the 10th year in a row. Purdue’s graduate ABE program was ranked first by U.S. News and World Report in 2019 for the ninth time in 10 years.

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"This collaboration marks an important milestone, as we work to provide an affordable, reliable and scalable COVID-19 test."

-Mohit Verma

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"It’s hard to expect developers to necessarily do things unless there are stronger requirements and incentives to build in green infrastructure."

-Sara McMillan

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From a global leader in irrigation, to a senior manager at Impossible Foods, our alumni are doing great work.
Bart Nelson, Nelson Irrigation Yulin Lu, Senior Manager, Engineering & Operations, Impossible Foods

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"I don’t believe we would have pursued a startup without Purdue’s strong entrepreneurial assistance programs."

-Klein Ileleji

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Ankita Raturi, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering

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"It's only waste if we perceive it to be waste."

-Abby Engelberth

"In states that get new wind energy capacity, we see significant economic impact."

-Shweta Singh

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"We don’t limit the discussion. We try not to even factor in finances. We want to be very open as we look for solutions."

-Roger Tormoehlen

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"We worked with past students to determine what they liked and what they got the most from in the course so we could try to keep those elements."

-Kari Clase

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From Andrea Vacca, 2019 Joseph Bramah Medal Recipient, to Michael Ladisch, National Academy of Engineering member

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"The process has evolved from what was a dream, to a concept, recently to a plan, and soon to actual bricks and mortar."
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