Bruce Dale

Bruce Dale
University Distinguished Professor; MSU AgBioResearch
Research Biography
Biochemical engineering; bioremediation, biomass conversion; biobased industrial products, value-added agriculture, life cycle assessments; industrial ecology; ecological engineering. Utilization of cellulose and other renewable resources, rate limiting processes in biological systems, modeling of integrated economic/environmental systems.
Selected Publications
  • Bruce Dale, Bryan Bals, Seungdo Kim and Pragnya Eranki. (2010). Biofuels Done Right: Land Efficient Animal Feeds Enable Large Environmental and Energy Benefits. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44, 8385-8389.
  • Huber, G. and B. E. Dale. (2009). Grassoline at the Pump. Scientific American. July. Pg. 52-59
  • Sendich, E.D. and B. E. Dale. (2009). Environmental and economic analysis of the fully integrated biorefinery. Global Change Biology-Bioenergy. 1: 331-345.
  • Dale, B. E. (2008). Biofuels: Thinking Clearly about the Issues. J. Agric. Food Chem. 56: 3885-3891.
  • Selected Achievements and Awards
  • Received University Distinguished Faculty award, Sterling Hendricks Award Lecture 2007 , Editor-in-Chief Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefineries. (2007-present), Professor of the Year Award, Michigan State University, Chemical Engineering, 2002