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IGP Institute

IGP Institute

Kansas State University
1980 Kimball Avenue
102 IGP Institute Building
Manhattan, KS 66506-7000

785-532-6080 fax


Shawn Thiele

Associate Director and Flour Milling and Grain Processing Curriculum Manager


102 IGP Building

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas 66506-7000




B.S. Milling Science and Management, Operations Option


Shawn has worked in the milling industry for 11 years. He has spent the last four years working as the Milling Operations Manager at the KSU Hal Ross Flour Mill in Manhattan, Kansas. Prior to his time at Kansas State, he worked seven years at Quaker Oats in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as Oat and Corn Mill Front Line Leader, Milling Bulk and Elevators Process Improvement Engineer and Assistant Manager of Milling Operations. 

Bio Brief

As the Flour Milling and Grain Processing Curriculum Manager, Shawn will teach the core milling and processing courses at the IGP Institute, as well as develop and present workshops, courses, distance education courses, and other technical outreach programs to enhance the market promotion, consumption and utilization of U.S. cereal grains, oilseeds and their value-added products for the global grain and feed industry.

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