David R. Shonnard

David R. Shonnard is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University and Deputy Director of the Sustainable Futures Institute there. Before joining the faculty at Michigan Tech, Shonnard held a postdoctoral research position at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory from 1990-1992. He was a visiting instructor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley in 1993.

Dr. Shonnard’s research focuses on environmental transport of pollutants, green engineering (environmentally conscious design of chemical processes), and bioprocess/enzyme engineering of renewable fuels and chemicals from woody biomass.

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