WP10 (Microbial Corrosion) Course

This course is dedicated for graduated students, beginners and more experienced corrosionists working in academic or industrial environments interested to approach microbial corrosion. The course aims to provide information on fundamentals and methods to study mechanisms of microbial corrosion.

Venue

Square – Brussels Meeting Centre

Date

Sunday, 6 September 2020

Registration

Registration Fee: 100 EUR

Registration for the course will be available from 24 February 2020.

Title

Direct & indirect mechanisms of biocorrosion: methods and tools to decipher MIC.

Chairman

Dr. Pierangela Cristiani, Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico – RSE SpA, Italy

Teachers

Dr. Dake Xu, North Eastern University of China, China

Dr. Regine Basseguy, CNRS, Toulose, France

Prof. Iwona Beech, Montana State University, USA

Program

14:00–14:30
Introduction to direct & indirect mechanisms of biocorrosion by microbial consortia (Dr. Pierangela Cristiani)

14:30–15:30
Mechanisms of mixed pools and the particular case of Geobacter (Dr. Regine Basseguy)

15:30–16:00
Coffee break

16:00–17:00
The perspective of Extracellular Electron Transfer: Direct Electron Transfer from Geobacter and Mediated Electron Transfer from Shewanella (Prof. Dake Xu)

17:00–18:00
Mechanisms of MIC- driven pitting of Cu- Ni alloys and carbon steels (Prof. Iwona Beech)

18:00–18:30
General discussion

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