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Daniel A Knetzer (Dan)

Physical Science Technician


Phone: (309) 681-6175
Room: 3200
USDA ARS NCAUR
1815 N University St.
Peoria IL 61604

Daniel A. Knetzer works with Dr. Zengshe Liu (Kevin) on polymer chemistry and oleochemistry as they relate to chemical modification of lipids for industrial applications, in the Bio-Oils Research Unit at the USDA National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research Unit, at Peoria, IL.  He is from the Southern reaches of Illinois and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry from Bradley University.  While attending Bradley he served the community with his EMT B license then gained his medication endorsement when he moved to his adopted rural community. In 1997 he began part-time employment at NCAUR and later gained a full time career upon the completion of his degree.