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Frank Loeffler

Governor’s Chair for Microbiology and Civil and Environmental Engineering

Frank Loeffler is an environmental microbiologist.

Loeffler’s research centers on discovering ways to clean the environment, counter the damage humans do to ecosystems, and improve environmental health.

He studies how naturally occurring bacteria break down pollutants like chlorinated solvents, radioactive wastes, and greenhouse gases.

Bio Pages

Department of Microbiology

Genome Science & Technology

Lab Page

Loeffler Lab

In the News

March 2015 CEE Faculty Members Present at RemTEC

November 2012 UT Study: Unexpected Microbes Fighting Harmful Greenhouse Gas

November 2011 “Junk Food”

March 2011 Journey to the Top 25: Microbe Hunter

November 2009 Microbiologist and Environmental Engineer Loeffler Named Sixth UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair

Appointed

November 2009 from Georgia Tech

Frank Loeffler

Contact Info

E-mail
UT frank.loeffler@utk.edu
ORNL loefflerfe@ornl.gov

Phone
UT 865-974-4933
ORNL 865-574-7146

Address
UT
706 Science and Engineering Building
1414 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2000

ORNL
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
PO Box 2008 MS-6342
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6342


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