Bruce Barnes| | University of Illinois
Bruce Barnes is an office manager at the University of Illinois, having previously worked in the business office at the Carl R. Woese Institute of Genomic Biology. He will help Director Steve Long as well as Program Manager Ank Michielsen manage and assist the TERRA-MEPP team. He is also the office manager for Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE) as well as two other ARPA-E funded projects: Plants Engineered to Replace Oil in Sugarcane and Sweet Sorghum (PETROSS) and Water-Efficient Sorghum Technologies (WEST). Bruce has a degree in accounting from Illinois Commercial College.