Big Ideas

UC Davis Big Ideas are forward thinking projects and programs that will impact the world for generations. The Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department is proud to be leading two of the campus big ideas.

SmartFarm, headed by Biological and Agricultural Professor David Slaughter, is poised to revolutionize sustainable agricultural technology and build the farm of the future.

Sustainable Campus, Sustainable Cities--championed by Biological and Agricultural Assistant Adjunct Professor Kurt Kornbluth--strives to model how a city can grow while also reducing green-house gasses and the city's carbon footprint.