B.S. (Chemical Engineering)
Northeastern University, 2004
Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
Northeastern University, 2011
Dr. Courtney Pfluger received her Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University in 2004. She then went to work in the Biotechnology Industry, where she worked on process development of recombinant proteins from mammalian cell cultures. In 2006, Dr. Pfluger enrolled into the Chemical Engineering PhD program at Northeastern University. In the spring of 2011, she successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled “Biomimetic Replication of Intestinal Basement Membrane Topography”.
In the fall 2011 semester, she started a new position as Assistant Academic Specialist in the College of Engineering as a Gateway Faculty with a focus on chemical engineering. As part of her appointment she will teach freshman engineering courses as well as undergraduate chemical engineering courses.