Mark Wilkins

Mark Wilkins, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor, Biological Systems Engineering and Food Science & Technology
Director, Industrial Agricultural Products Center
Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair

Areas of Research and Professional Interest:

  • Enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass
  • Fermentation for production of bioproducts
  • Processing of corn and other cereal grains
  • Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass

Sibel Irmak

Sibel Irmak, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Industrial Agricultural Products Center

Loren Isom

Loren Isom, M.S.

Assistant Director, Industrial Agricultural Products Center

Anjeza Erickson

Anjeza Erickson, M.S.

Research Manager, Industrial Agricultural Products Center

IAPC Faculty Affiliates

David Berkowitz

David Berkowitz, Ph.D.

Willa Cather Professor, Chemistry

Humberto Blanco

Humberto Blanco, Ph.D.

Professor, Agronomy & Horticulture

Paul Black

Paul Black, Ph.D.

Chair and Charles Bessey Professor of Biochemistry

Paul Blum

Paul Blum, Ph.D.

Charles Bessey Professor, School of Biological Sciences,
Courtesy Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Nicole Buan

Nicole Buan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biochemistry

Edgar Cahoon

Edgar Cahoon, Ph.D.

George Holmes Professor, Biochemistry
Director, Center for Plant Science Innovation

Ozan Ciftci

Ozan N. Ciftci, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Food Science & Technology

Thomas Clemente

Thomas Clemente, Ph.D.

Eugene W. Price Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, Agronomy & Horticulture

Bai Cui

Bai Cui, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Mary Grace

Mary-Grace Danao, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor, Food Science & Technology

Yasar Demirel

Yasar Demirel, Ph.D.

Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Shudipto Dishari

Shudipto Dishari, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Yufeng Ge

Yufeng Ge, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Byron Chaves

Byron Chaves Elizondo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Food Science & Technology

David Jones

David D. Jones, Ph.D., P.E., F. ASABE

Professor and Head, Biological Systems Engineering

Deepak Keshwani

Deepak Keshwani, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Jennifer Keshwani

Jennifer Keshwani, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Michael F. Kocher

Michael F. Kocher, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Kaustav Majumder

Kaustav Majumder, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Food Science & Technology

Wei Niu

Wei Niu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Hossein Noureddini

Hossein Noureddini, Ph.D.

Professor and Head, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Angela Pannier

Angela Pannier, Ph.D.

Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Maxcy Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Santosh Pitla

Santosh Pitla, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Mark Riley

Mark Riley, Ph.D., F. AAAS, F. AIMBE

Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering

Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Rajib Saha

Rajib Saha, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Daniel Schachtman

Daniel P. Schachtman, Ph. D.

Professor, Agronomy & Horticulture

Director, Nebraska Center for Biotechnology

Amy Schmidt

Amy Schmidt, Ph. D., P.E.

Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

Paul Twigg

Paul Twigg, Ph.D.

Professor, Biology; University of Nebraska - Kearney

Curt Weller

Curtis L. Weller, Ph. D., P.E., F. ASABE

Professor and Head, Food Science & Technology,
Professor, Biological Systems Engineering,
Director, Food Processing Center

Sam Wortman

Sam Wortman, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor, Agronomy & Horticulture

Changmou Xu

Changmou Xu, Ph. D.

Research Assistant Professor, Food Science & Technology
Research & Outreach Specialist, Food Processing Center

Yiqi Yang

Yiqi Yang, Ph. D.

Charles Bessey Professor, Textiles Merchandising & Fashion Design and Biological Systems Engineering

Interim Department Chair, Textiles Merchandising & Fashion Design