Bruce Dale

Bruce Dale
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Biotechnology, biofuels and energy

Professor of chemical engineering and materials science


An international expert in biofuels, specifically ethanol. He can discuss alternatives to fossil fuels, and the conversion of plant biomass like corn and fast-growing switchgrass into energy. Specific expertise on questions of net energy of biofuels, environmental sustainability of biofuels and integration of biofuels with food and animal feed systems.