Frank Mitloener Frank Mitloehner is an expert for agricultural air quality, animal-environmental interactions, and agricultural engineering. He is a Professor and Air Quality Specialist in Cooperative Extension. Since he joined the faculty in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California-Davis in 2002, Dr. Mitloehner has generated and published data that are rapidly changing how livestock facilities in California and throughout the US are regulated. Dr. Mitloehner is Principal Investigator of a broad range of studies, has authored 73 publications in refereed journals, and obtained approx. $11M in extramural grants. Dr. Mitloehner has recently been elected chairman of a global United Nations FAO project to benchmark environmental footprint of livestock production. He serves as workgroup member on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) and as member on the National Academies of Science Institute of Medicine committee on “A Framework for Assessing the Health, Environmental, and Social Effects of the Food System”. Dr. Mitloehner received his MS degree in Animal Science and Agricultural Engineering from the University of Leipzig, Germany, in 1996 and his PhD degree in Animal Science from Texas Technical University in 2000. His undergraduate and graduate instructional areas include livestock production, environmental physiology, comparative anatomy and physiology, and grant writing.