His research focuses on using biofilms for the control and clean up of contaminated soils and water. He will continue his association with MSU's Center for Biofilm Engineering (CBE) and the Thermal Biology Institute, where he conducts research related to biotechnology, bioremediation and biofilms in porous media.
Gerlach joined the CBE in 1996 and earned his doctorate degree in environmental engineering from MSU in 2001. Gerlach had been an assistant research professor with the CBE since 2003.
Contact: Robin Gerlach at (406) 994-1840 or firstname.lastname@example.org