Cong T Trinh

Cong T Trinh

Cong T. Trinh, PhD., is a Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK). Trinh received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering (with summa cum laude, honors thesis) at the University of Houston and earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. To continue his interests in biofuels research, he has worked at the Energy Biosciences Institute, University of California, Berkeley as a postdoctoral scholar. At UTK, his research interests focus on understanding and engineering cellular metabolism with the ultimate goal to design, construct, and characterize cells with optimized metabolic functionalities. These engineered cells are utilized as efficient and robust whole-cell biocatalysts exhibiting only desirable properties specifically tailored for biotechnological applications related to energy, health, and environment.

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN, USA; BioEnergy Science Center (BESC), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA


Editors: Carrie Eckert & Cong Trinh Release Date: 20 Jan 2016
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Editors: Carrie Eckert & Cong Trinh Release Date: 20 Jan 2016
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