Dr. Frank Mitloehner
Frank Mitloehner is an expert for agricultural air quality, animal-environmental interactions, and environmental engineering. Dr. Mitloehner is an Associate Professor and Air Quality Specialist in Cooperative Extension. Since he joined the faculty in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California- Davis in 2002, Dr. Mitloehner has generated and published data that are rapidly changing how livestock facilities in California and throughout the US are regulated. Dr. Mitloehner is PI of more than $5 million for a broad range of studies and has authored 33 publications in refereed journals. He serves as Director of the UC Davis Agricultural Air Quality Center. In 2004 he chaired the Federation of Animal Science Societies publication of the Beef Training Module, a peer-reviewed national worker training curriculum used across research and teaching university in the United States. Dr. Mitloehner was the 2006 recipient of the UC Davis Academic Federation Excellence in Research Award and the EPA Region IX Environmental Award and the 2009 recipient of the University of California Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Research. Dr.Mitloehner received his MS degree in Animal Science and Agricultural Engineering from the University of Leipzig, Germany, in 1996 and his PhD degree in Animal Science from Texas Technical University in 2000. His undergraduate and graduate instructional areas include livestock production, environmental physiology, comparative anatomy and physiology, and grant writing.