Bradley Marks, PhD, PE

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Bradley Marks
Research Interest: 
Food: Food Safety Engineering
Professional Title: 

524 S. Shaw Lane
210 Farrall Hall
East Lansing, MI 4882


Dr. Bradley Marks was an assistant and associate professor at the University of Arkansas prior to joining MSU in 1999.  He currently leads an interdisciplinary research team focused on food safety engineering, particularly microbial inactivation modeling and improving methods for validating pasteurization processes for ready-to-eat foods.  His research program has been continuously funded by competitive federal grants for over 18 years, in addition to numerous funded projects and partnerships with industry associations and individual companies. Dr. Marks has received numerous teaching awards, at the department, university, and national level.  He has served as the Biosystems Engineering Undergraduate Program Coordinator for more than ten years, and has led the program through two highly successful ABET review cycles.  He also currently leads the MSU Food Safety Group, an interdisciplinary group of ~28 faculty focused on microbial food safety.

Publications and Grants

Ph.D. Purdue University. 1993
M.S.Ag.E. Purdue University. 1992
B.S. Michigan State University. 1989