Dr. Todd French

Dr. French is an Assistant Professor in the Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering at Mississippi State University. He received a B.S. in microbiology from Northeast Louisiana University and a M.S. and Ph.D. in microbiology from Mississippi State University. Dr. French has over 15 years experience in the area of Bioprocessing. He worked for three years at the Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, MS developing novel bioremediation processes. In 1997, Dr. French left Waterways to begin work on his Ph.D. After completion of his doctoral work he accepted a post-doctoral position in Dr. Lew Brown’s laboratory where he began working on renewable fuels in collaboration with the School of Chemical Engineering at MSU. In 2002, Dr. French went to work in the School of Chemical Engineering at Mississippi State University co-developing novel technologies for the production of biofuels and bioproducts and is considered by many to be an expert and state leader in this area of research.