Dana Kirk, Associate Professor, Michigan State University

Dana is associate professor in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at Michigan State University and a licensed professional engineer in the State of Michigan.  He is the Undergraduate Program Director in Biosystems Engineering and the faculty supervisor of the MSU South Campus Anaerobic Digester.  Prior to joining MSU, he worked as a consulting engineer with production agriculture to address environmental challenges.  His involvement with food waste and anaerobic digestion include conducting BMP’s on over 1,500 substrates, numerous feasibility studies on community food waste collection, and technical support on anaerobic digester design and operation.