Bernadette McCabe

Centre for Agricultural Engineering (CAE)

Professor Bernadette McCabe is Director at the University of Southern Queensland’s Centre for Agricultural Engineering (CAE). In this role Bernadette manages a diverse group of research in agriculture and food related programs, including automation, robotics and machine vision, energy and bioresource recycling, irrigation and water management and farming systems innovation. Her research investigates technologies to enable intensive Australian farming and food-processing industries to turn their commercial waste into a valuable commodity such as biogas, clean recycled water and biofertiliser. Her research has been applied to the livestock and cropping sectors (both on and off farm) and water utilities. Bernadette was a Director on the Board of Bioenergy Australia from 2017-2019.