Bruce Logan

Bruce Logan in his lab
EVAN PUGH PROFESSOR/KAPPE PROFESSOR, Civil and Enviromental Engineering
(814) 863-7908

Bruce Logan is the Evan Pugh Professor in Engineering and the Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State. He serves as director of both the Engineering Energy and Environmental Institute and the Hydrogen Energy Center at Penn State.

Logan's research focuses on developing new renewable energy technologies, such as microbial fuel cells and thermal batteries, for achieving an energy sustainable water infrastructure; wastewater treatment; and bioremediation.

Logan has authored many publications and received numerous awards and honors for his work and has been been appointed visiting professor at several universities around the world. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the International Water Association and the Water Environment Foundation.

Education: 
B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Chemical Engineering, 1979
M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Environmental Engineering, 1980
Ph.D., University of California Berkley, Environmental Engineering, 1986
Research Interests: 
Renewable energy technologies, wastewater treatment, bioremediation