Kenneth Reardon


Colorado State

Ken Reardon is the Jud and Pat Harper Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Colorado State University, where he serves as the Associate Dean for Research for the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering. He holds joint appointments in several departments and graduate programs. Dr. Reardon has led several centers and programs related to the use of renewable feedstocks for production of biofuels and bioproducts, including the Colorado Center for Biorefining and Bioproducts and CSU’s NSF-funded IGERT program in sustainable bioenergy. Dr. Reardon has engaged in technology transfer, including being awarded 9 patents and starting a company. His research interests include the analysis and engineering of algae and other renewable feedstocks to produce fuels and other chemicals, as well as proteomics, microbiome engineering, novel bioreactor technology, and biosensors.