Interview with Adie Phillips

June 5, 2019 /

from the Center of Biofilm Engineering, Montana State University (USA)

Johannes Hommel – SFB1313's postdoc (associated project leader of research project C04 and C-X2) – had the great pleasure to interview Adie Phillips from Montana State University about her biofilm research. Adie Phillips visited LH2 with her student group from the Center of Biofilm Engineering (MSU) from May 13 to May 17, 2019. In this context she was the latest speaker of SFB 1313's Anneliese Niethammer Lecture Series, which takes place once a semester and gives a platform for women in STEM. Her lecture was about "Biofilm-Induced Mineral Precipitation: A Journey from Laboratory to Field". Find the audio interview below!

About Adrienne Phillips
Dr. Adrienne (Adie) Phillips is an Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering Department at Montana State University. She is affiliated with the Center for Biofilm Engineering and the Energy Research Institute at MSU. She received her PhD in Engineering in 2013 and an MS in Environmental Engineering in 2003. Prior to her appointment at MSU she worked as an environmental consultant. Dr. Phillip’s research is currently supported by the United States Department of Energy (US DOE) and focuses on the use of microbial biofilms for applications such as remediating leakage from oil and gas or carbon sequestration wells. Recently, Dr. Phillips has been a part of an effort in her department to design and implement a new environmental engineering undergraduate degree. Adie enjoys gardening and hiking in the beautiful Bozeman, Montana area.

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