Montana State University

Abigail Richards joins College of Engineering

October 23, 2007 -- MSU News Service


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Abigail Richards has joined the chemical and biological engineering department of Montana State University's College of Engineering as an assistant professor. Richards' research interests include biofilm growth in extreme environments and exploring ways that microbes might be used to clean soils that have been contaminated by heavy metals or radionuclides. This fall, Richards is teaching an introduction to chemical and biological engineering for freshmen and heat transfer operations. Richards earned her doctorate in chemical engineering from Washington State University in 2007.

Contact: Elizabeth Brock, MSU College of Engineering, (406) 994-1564 or ebrock@coe.montana.edu