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William Gibbons

Bill Gibbons


Distinguished Professor of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering Emeritus

Office Building

Pugsley Center



Mailing Address

Pugsley Cont Ed Center 209B
Ag Experiment Station-Box 2207
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Gibbons CV.pdf(79.88 KB)


PhD, 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 Interests

Industrial Microbiology

Academic Responsibilities

Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology, Careers in Microbiology

Awards and Honors

Received 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.

Professional Memberships

Society of Industrial Microbiology, Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Lambda Upsilon

Area(s) of Research

Research in industrial microbiology and value added agriculture