Danielle Habitz - 2014 BAE Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient

2014 Alumni Honors


Danielle Habitz

Danielle Habitz was awarded the Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award.

Danielle Habitz (BS, Biosystems Engineering, 2008) is a Snacks Process Engineer with Kellogg Company, headquartered in Battle Creek, MI.  She has led various engineering startups throughout the United States, Europe, and Latin America including the recent international startup and equipment training for Kellogg’s® Special K® Cracker chips in Belgium.  She is engineering leader across various product lines for cookies, crackers, wholesome snacks, and on-the-go foods such as Keebler® Fudge StripesTM, Kashi® Soft’n Chewy Bars, Special K® Popcorn Chips, and most recently Rice Krispies Treats® Crackle Snaps. 

Danielle has played an active outreach role for several groups including The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Western Michigan’s Senior Design program, and Kellogg’s Intern Leadership Committee. Danielle especially enjoys recruiting MSU intern candidates and presenting to the BE Club and introductory engineering classes.

Danielle and husband Neil, another Spartan graduate, reside in Chelsea, MI.   In her free time, she frequently takes part in alumni tailgate events and spends much quality time with family and friends.  Both groups along with Biosystems Engineering faculty recognize Danielle as fiercely loyal, determined, caring and passionate; attributes she consistently brings to her personal as well as her professional life.   Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering thanks Danielle, 2014 Outstanding Alumni, for being an exemplary Biosystems Engineering Ambassador.