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Wisconsin Energy Institute

Brian Pfleger

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Energy Expertise: 

​An assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Dr. Pfleger is an expert in how to engineer microbes for the production of small molecules.  His laboratory researches how to design, construct, and analyze synthetic biological systems from characterized biological components.  Students in his lab work at the interface of Synthetic and Systems Biology to address issues in sustainable chemical production.