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About Jacek A. Koziel

Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA. Affiliate faculty member at the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science Program, Interdepartmental Toxicology Program, Bioeconomy Institute. My research focus is on livestock odor, air quality engineering and livestock production. I am professor-in-charge of the Olfactometry Laboratory and Air Quality/Chemical Analysis Laboratory. My research group specializes in development and testing of odor control technologies, assessment of ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, volatile organic compounds, and greenhouse gas emissions.

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August 2004 - Present Associate Professor, Iowa State University Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
August 2000 - August 2004 Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University ‐ Agricultural Research and Extension Center
August 1998 - August 2000 Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Waterloo ‐ Department of Chemistry


2017 - Present Evaluation of current products for use in deep pit swine manure storage structures for mitigation of odors and reduction of NH3, H2S, and VOC emissions from stored swine manure
National Pork Board
Role: PI
Colleague(s): Dan Andersen, David B. Parker
2016 - Present INFEWS/T4: The INFEWS-ER: a Virtual Resource Center Enabling Graduate Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems.
National Science Foundation - 1639340
Role: co-PI
Colleague(s): Luis Rodriguez, Deanne Meyer, Anna-Maria Marshall, Rick Koelsch
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Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Toxicology Faculty Mentor Award, Iowa State University, 2011
  • Nomination for the Grand Prize Katerva Award, 2011
  • Multistate Research Award for Project S-1032—Improving the sustainability of livestock and poultry production in the United States, 2011
  • The Best Paper Award—1st World Conference PETrA (Pollution and Environment—Treatment of Air), 2011
  • Alpha Epsilon Agricultural Engineering Society, Honorary Member, 2011
  • ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Mid-Career Achievement in Research Award, 2010


1994 - 1998 PhD, PhD, University of Texas at Austin ‐ Civil and Environmental Engineering
August 1991 - December 1993 MS, MS in Environmental Quality Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage ‐ Civil Engineering

Contact Information

4350 Elings Hall
605 Bissell Rd
Ames, IA 50011-1098
Phone: 515-294-4206
Fax: 515-294-2255


Solving Livestock Odor Problem (85)