Bruce E. Logan

Kappe Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, Engineering Energy & Environmental Institute
Director, Penn State Hydrogen Energy Center




Research Areas:

  • Bioenergy production
    • Electricity generation using microbial fuel cells (MFCs)
    • Hydrogen production by microbial electrolysis cells (MECs) and fermentation
    • Water desalination with a zero-electrical energy input using microbial desalination cells (MDCs)
    • Study of electro-active bacteria (electromicrobiology)
  • Particle dynamics
    • Filtration, coagulation and bioadhesion
  • Bioremediation