Dennis Hall is the Director of OBIC, including the OBIC Bioproducts Network. To date, OBIC has assisted over 60 OBIC collaborators in securing $100+ million in supplemental funding to accelerate research and commercialization activities. Examples of these funded initiatives include Fibers and Fillers for Composites, Anaerobic Digestion/ Biomass to Energy, Alternative Elastomers/ Natural Rubber, and Advanced Granule Technology. In addition, Denny is P.I. or Co-P.I. to several bioproduct and bioenergy education projects to help prepare the talent needed in the emerging bioeconomy. Denny is also a member of the North Union Local Board of Education and a 6th generation farmer in Ohio.