Frank M. Mitloehner
Professor and Air Quality Extension SpecialistDepartment of Animal Science, UC Davis
Frank M. Mitloehner is a professor at the University of California at Davis, Department of Animal Sciences. He receieved his Masters in Agricultural Engineering and Animal Science from University of Leipzig and his Ph. D in Animal Science from Texas Tech University.
His previous research was conducted in the areas of air quality (dust emission and microbial sampling in feedlot cattle and pigs), environmental physiology (heat stress in cattle and pigs), and ethology.
Currently his research activities are in two main areas:
Air quality research related to livestock production, especially quantification of ammonia, dust, and odor emissions in dairies, beef feedlots, and poultry operations and environmental physiology research, focusing on effects of air emissions on animal health and welfare.