MURI News

  • March 9, 2011. Dr. Joseph M. Suflita to participate as invited speaker at the Helmholtz Zentrum M√ľnchen Institution's Conference on Biological Transformations of Hydrocarbons in Herrsching/Ammersee, Germany. Presentation entitled: Stimulation of Anaerobic Hydrocarbon Metabolism: Insights from the Proteome.
  • March 16, 2011. Dr. Joseph M. Suflita meets in Houston, TX with the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE International).
  • March 29,-31, 2011. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology Associate Editor Dr. Joseph M. Suflita meets with members of the American Chemical Society.
  • April 18-20, 2011. Dr. Joseph M. Suflita to participate in the Genome Canada Review Committee.
  • June 16-17, 2011. MURI members meet at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana to review technical progress and plan research strategies. Dr. Recep Avci will host and provide a tour of MSU facilities.
  • Research Presentations
  • July 25-30, 2011. Dr. Iwona Beech will host BIOCOR ITN summer school at the University of Portsmouth, UK. The 6-day event entitled Understanding Biocorrosion: Fundamentals and Applications, will include international experts in the field from Academia, Research Institutes and Industry.
  • RAND Report on Alternative Fuels for Military Applications
  • Visit the University of Oklahoma Mass Spectrometry website.
  • September 11-16, 2011. Dr. Joseph Suflita and Dr. Brad Stevenson to participate as invited speakers and session chairs at the 8th International Symposium of Subsurface Microbiology in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, near Munich, Germany.
  • December 8, 2011. Dr. Joseph M. Suflita to speak at the ASTM Fuel Corrosivity Workshop in New Orleans, LA. Presentation entitled: "Anaerobic Biodegradation of Fuel Hydrocarbons and Corrosivity: Does the Amount of Sulfur Make a Difference?". (Visit the ASTM website)
  • View the comprehensive 2011 MURI Annual Report
  • Listen to Secretary Mabus discuss biofuel use in the Navy on NPR's All Things Considered.
  • November 15, 2011. MURI members to meet in D.C. to review technical progress and plan research strategies.
  • February 12-15, 2012. Dr. Joseph M. Suflita to attend the 14th NACE Middle East Corrosion Conference in Manama, Bahrain.
  • March 11-15, 2012. Dr. Joseph M. Suflita and Dr. Recep Avci to attend the NACE Annual Corrosion Conference and Exposition in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • March 27-29, 2012. Board Meeting for ACS publication Environmental Science and Technology. Associate Editor Dr. Joseph M. Suflita to attend.
  • April 25-27, 2012. BIT's 3rd Annual World Congress of Petromicrobiology in Xi'an, China. Dr. Joseph M. Suflita to participate as Keynote Forum Chair. Presentation entitled: Anaerobic Biotechnology For The Conversion Of Fossil Energy To Methane: Application To Oil, Shale, and Coal Reserves.
  • May 14-18, 2012. INTERCORR 2012 in Ondina, Salvador-Brazil.
  • June 5-6, 2012. MURI meeting at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
  • June 24-28, 2012. Several MURI investigators to participate as invited speakers at the 16th International Congress of Marine Corrosion and Fouling (ICMCF) in Seattle, WA.
  • July 29-August 2, 2012. M&M (Microscopy and Microanalysis) Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.
  • August 19-24, 2012. 14th International Symposion on Microbial Ecology in Copenhagen, Denmark. Theme: The Power of the Small.
  • September 9-13, 2012. The European Corrosion Congress 2012 (EUROCORR) in Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Recep Avci to deliver a presentation entitled "Nanopit Initiation at MnS Nano-Inclusions on Carbon Steel Exposed to Anaerobic Bacterium D. Alkanexedens".
  • October 23-26, 2012. Dr. Joseph Suflita and Dr. Mark Nanny will be presenting at the 9th International Symposium on Persistent Toxic Substances (ISPTS) in Miami, FL.
  • January 21-23, 2013. Dr. Joseph Suflita and Dr. Amy Callaghan to speak at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference in New Orleans, LA.
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