Adam J. Liska

Assistant Professor of Biological Systems Engineering, George Dempster Smith Chair of Industrial Ecology, Program Coordinator, Engergy Science Minor 

Office: 203 L. W. Chase Hall
Phone: (402) 472-8744


Ph.D. Biology, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, and Technische Universit├Ąt Dresden, Dresden, Germany
B.S. Biochemistry and Biology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Teaching 40%
Research 20%
Agronomy and Horticulture research 40%

Teaching Interests
Research Interests
  • Biofuels
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Energy Security

Selected publications

Professional Recognition 
  • 2009 Recognition for Contributions to Students, UNL Parents Association & Teaching Council
  • American Society of Agronomy 
  • Gamma Sigma Delta