Wei Liao, PhD, PE

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Wei Liao
Research Interest: 
Energy: Organic Wastes Utilization and Bioenergy
Professional Title: 
Professor and International Programs Director

524 S. Shaw Lane
202 Farrall Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824


Dr. Wei Liao is a professor and the director of MSU Anaerobic Digestion Research and Education Center (ADREC) at the department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering. His research group and center currently work on cross-disciplinary research topics of biological conversion of organic residues into bioenergy/chemical products, algal cultivation to capture CO2 and generate value-added products, and integration of solar, biological, and electrochemical technologies to develop novel waste utilization systems. 

Publications and Grants

Ph.D., Biological Systems Engineering, December 2005, Washington State University
M.S., Biotechnology, December 1996, Wuxi University of Light Industry, China
B.S., Fermentation Engineering & Technology, July 1994, Wuxi University of Light Industry, China
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