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Brent M. Peyton

Brent Peyton

Brent M. Peyton
Chemical & Biological Engineering Department
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Brent Peyton is a full Professor on the faculty of the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, and the NSF Center for Biofilm Engineering at Montana State University. His research focus is on extremophilic bioprocessing, in situ biocatalyzed heavy metal biotransformations, and growth of algae for biodiesel production in natural and engineered biological systems.

Before returning to MSU in 2005, Dr. Peyton was a tenured faculty member at Washington State University for 8 years. Prior to WSU, he was in the Bioprocessing/Bioremediation Research Group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for 5 years.

He has authored and co-authored over 95 peer-reviewed scientific publications, and holds four patents in environmental biotechnology.