Hal Alper

Hal Alper

Assistant Professor
University of Texas

Dr. Hal Alper joined The University of Texas at Austin faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering in 2008.  He earned his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006 and was a postdoctoral research associate at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research from 2006-2008, and at Shire Human Genetic Therapies from 2007-2008.  Dr. Alper’s research is in the area of cellular and metabolic engineering with a focus on creating biofuels, biochemical, and biopharmaceuticals using an array of model host organisms.

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