Michelle O'Malley | AIChE

Michelle O'Malley

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O'Malley, M.


University of California-Santa Barbara





Michelle A. O’Malley is a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004 and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware in 2009, where she worked with Prof. Anne Robinson to engineer overproduction of membrane proteins in yeast. O’Malley was a USDA-NIFA postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biology at MIT, where she developed new strategies for cellulosic biofuel production. At UCSB, her research group engineers protein synthesis within anaerobes and consortia for sustainable chemical production, bioremediation, and natural product discovery.

Associated proceedings 

2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting
2021 Annual Meeting
2022 Annual Meeting