Michael Timmons is a Professor in the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering. His program is centered on entrepreneurial-driven enterprise. He provides a foundation of information related to the production of aquaculture products, both fresh and saltwater, with an emphasis on sustainable and environmentally friendly engineering technologies. He works with private industry to improve technology of water recirculating systems for producing fish and shellfish. Each year for the last 15 years, he conducts a 1-week short course on the principles of recirculating aquaculture.