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Because of You, We Can

The Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) depends upon the generous gifts of alumni, emeriti faculty, family, friends and staff to help fulfill our goals in educating the next generation of Biosystems Engineers and Agricultural Systems Technologists.

BAE Alumni and Friends

Joining our family of annual donors offers opportunities for students to pursue degrees in Biosystems Engineering and Agricultural Systems Technology. It also allows BAE to be successful in offering curricula and supporting initiatives we can continue to be proud of and that will have lasting positive impacts. Our annual donors help ensure a lasting legacy. Please consider becoming a part of our recognized Friends of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering where we can celebrate contributions and the wonderful achievements you help stimulate. 

Friends of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering 2023-2024 Brightest logo

Brightest Orange

Academic year donations of $25,000 or greater.

Friends of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering Spirit Rider logo

Spirit Rider

Academic year donations of $10,000 to $24,999.

Friends of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering Pistols Firing logo

Pistols Firing

Academic year donations of $5,000 to $9,999.

Friends of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering Loyal and True logo

Loyal & True

Academic year donations of $1,000 to $4,999.

A History of Excellence

BAE Distinguished Alumni 

Several of our alumni have been awarded the CEAT Lohmann Medal, been inducted into the CEAT Hall of Fame, received the DASNR Distinguished Alumni Award, and are recipients of the recently created BAE Distinguished Alumni Award

BAE Scholarships

40+ scholarships awarded to over 45 students every year. Gifts to OSU have created more than 2,500 scholarship funds, benefiting thousands of students for generations. Make your impact today!

2023 Advisory Committee

  • David Campbell 
    Sr. Manager, Engineering | Ditch Witch 
  • Brandon Claborn 
    Chief Executive Officer | Meshek & Associates
  • Elizabeth Casey DeFreese 
    Sr. Manager Microbe Research Fermentation Technology | Novozymes North America, Inc.
  • Steven Fowler
    Professor/Engineering | Rose State College
  • Greg Hambrick
    Safety & Loss Control Instructor | Oklahoma Assn. of Electric Cooperatives
  • Sydney Levine
    Global Retrofit & After Market Manager, Oxidizer & Combustion Systems | Zeeco
  • Jake Holloway
    Director, Market Product Development | Enovation Controls
  • Jared Kinder 
    Sr. Project Engineer | AGCO Corporation
  • Randy Roark
    VP of Engineering & Development | Bama Companies, Inc.
  • Travis Tsunemori
    R&D Manager | Kubota Tractor Corp.
  • Cara Cowan Watts
    CEO & Majority Owner | Tulsa Pier Drilling, LLC & Owner, Owner Consultant | Cherokee Star DBA
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