Bruce Logan


Director, Institutes of Energy and the Environment,
Evan Pugh University Professor and Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Director, Engineering Energy and Environmental Institute,
Director, Hydrogen Energy Center


  • Sustainability & Environment

Focus Areas:

  • Energy Use and Carbon Emissions Education
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Wastewater Treatment

In The Media:


  • Logan is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the International Water Association and the Water Environment Foundation
  • Logan has been appointed visiting professor at several universities around the world.

Bruce Logan is an Evan Pugh Professor in Engineering and the Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State. He serves as director of the Institutes of Energy and the Environment, the Engineering Energy and Environmental Institute and the Hydrogen Energy Center at Penn State.

Logan’s research focuses on developing new renewable energy technologies, such as water electrolyzers for green hydrogen production, microbial fuel cells for bioelectricity, and thermal batteries, for achieving an energy sustainable water infrastructure; wastewater treatment; and climate education.

In The Media

A New Source of Liquid Energy?

from The Wall Street Journal March 25, 2016

Generating renewable hydrogen fuel from the sea

from National Science Foundation October 6, 2020

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