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Dr. Bruce Dale

Michigan State University

Dr. Bruce E. Dale received his bachelor’s (summa cum laude) and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Arizona and the doctorate from Purdue University in 1979.   Dr. Dale is currently University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Michigan State University. He serves as Editor in Chief and Founding Editor of the journal Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining.  He won the Charles D. Scott Award (1996) for contributions to biofuel production and the Sterling Hendricks Award (2007) for contributions to agriculture.  Professor Dale was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in 2011 and a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers in 2015.  In 2017 he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Inventors. He has published over 300 archival journal papers and has received 63 US and international patents.  His research interests are the relationships between energy use and prosperity and the design of integrated agroenergy systems to produce sustainable fuels, chemicals, animal feed and food.