Gregory Rorrer
Title: 
Professor
College/Department: 
Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering
Length of service: 
30 years
Bio: 

Greg Rorrer’s expertise is in biochemical engineering with applications in nanotechnology and renewable energy. His current research focuses on understanding the unique metabolic capacities of photosynthetic organisms in engineered systems for production of bioactive metabolites, nanostructured materials, and biofuels. Model organisms include biomineralizing microalgae (diatoms) and cell cultures derived from marine seaweeds.