Bruce Dale, Ph.D.
Biofuels, Cellulosic Biomass, Bioproducts, Biorefining, Agro-energy, Life Cycle Analysis and Systems Development
Bruce received his bachelor’s (summa cum laude) and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Arizona and his doctorate from Purdue University in 1979. He is currently a University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Michigan State University and serves as Editor in Chief and Founding Editor of the journal Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. Bruce won the Charles D. Scott Award (1996) for contributions to biofuel production and the Sterling Hendricks Award (2007) for contributions to agriculture.
Bruce has been engaged in this profession for almost 50 years. He was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in 2011 and a Fellow of the American Academy of Inventors. He has published over 325 archival journal papers cited over 42,000 times and received 63 US and international patents. His intellectual interests are the relationships between energy use and human prosperity and the design of integrated agro-energy systems to produce sustainable fuels, chemicals, animal feeds, and human food. Contact Bruce.