Agricultural & Biological Systems Engineers (2148)

Biological engineers, including Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers, study biological processes and integrate them with engineering principles to develop solutions for a wide variety of technical problems (Discover E). View the links below to learn more.

Please note that while Biomedical Engineering can also fall under the umbrella of Biosystems, a separate page has been created for this specialty. Also note that information about Environmental Engineering can be found on the Civil Engineer page. Select the links to the right to learn more about these fields and other related occupations.

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Information for foreign-trained Agricultural & Biosystems Engineers - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

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Date modified: July 16, 2018

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