TitleInterim Director-South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station/Associate Dean for Research/Professor
Office BuildingBerg Agricultural Hall
Mailing AddressSouth Dakota State University
Ag Experiment Station
SAG 135, Box 2207
Brookings SD 57007
Academic Interests/ExpertisePhD, Agronomy & Microbiology, 1987, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
MS, Microbiology, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
BS, Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Academic ResponsibilitiesApplied Microbiology & Biotechnology, Careers in Microbiology
- Industrial Microbiology
Awards and HonorsReceived 2014, FO Butler Award for Excellence in Research
Received 2011 and 2012, Cannon Intellectual Property Award
Received 2007 College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences Distinguished Researcher of the Year Award at South Dakota State University.
Received 2006 ABS College Dean’s Team award for developing a Center for Excellence in Bioprocessing
2003 Golden Key Honorary Member.