Brian E Jacobson

Brian E Jacobson
Brian E Jacobson
Assistant Director of Food and Bioprocessing Pilot Plant Operations 
(217) 300-5404
187 Agricultural Engr Sciences Bld


  • BS in Technical Systems Management, Minor in Business Administration


Brian Jacobson joined the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition in February 2012, and has a joint appointment with the Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory. He is responsible for facility operations, coordination of construction & maintenance activities, equipment procurement & management, and assists with program development and budgeting. Brian graduated with a degree in Technical Systems Management and a minor in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also oversees the Illinois Sustainable Food Project and assists with the Illinois Biodiesel Initiative and several senior capstone courses. Previously, Brian worked at a manufacturing firm overseeing large-scale, automated equipment installations, and ensured various regulatory compliance standards were met.

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