Greg Rorrer’s expertise is in biochemical engineering with applications in nanotechnology and renewable energy. 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.
Program Director, National Science Foundation, 2014-2016
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan