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Morrill Hall of Agriculture
446 W. Circle Dr. Room 310
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-1555

Steve Safferman

Associate Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
Ph.D.
Environmental Engineering
202 Farrall Hall East Lansing, MI 48824-1323
(517) 432-0812
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Steve’s research, outreach and teaching programs encompass ecosystem management, reclamation and protection, with a particular emphasis on rural needs. General topics center on holistic innovative animal waste, food processing and on-site wastewater management strategies, including biological, chemical, and physical treatment technologies for carbon and nutrient control, and anaerobic digestion to convert wastes to energy.

Steve has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and master’s and doctoral degrees and in environmental engineering, all from the University of Cincinnati.


For more information about work from Dr. Safferman’s graduate students:

MSU Studies Dairy Wash Water Reuse