Dana Kirk is an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering. In addition, to his teaching and outreach responsibilities, he is the manager of the Anaerobic Digester Research and Education Center (ADREC), a collaborative effort between MSU and a private foundation to provide a continuum of research, professional development and outreach support for waste-to-energy systems.
Kirk has overseen design, construction and operation of three commercial-scale digesters, and numerous demonstration and pilot-scale systems. He has also worked on issues involving livestock nutrient management, nutrient separation and recovery, sand bedding recovery and dairy facility design during his career.
Publications and Grants
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MSU researcher says anaerobic digesters are ‘the wave of the future’
Published on December 8, 2022
Senior Design experience prepares MSU biosystems engineers for careers after graduation
Published on August 24, 2021