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MIC Workshop

Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC)
and its inhibition

8 & 9 August 2018

Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

MIC Workshop

Register for the MIC Workshop

Curtin University is proud to host a MIC Workshop bringing together researchers and industry with the common interest of understanding, preventing, monitoring and mitigating MIC.

Our program aims to:

  • Provide current knowledge and practices in the field
  • Showcase MIC research and facilities at Curtin
  • Share experiences and case studies
  • Promote collaboration and facilitate new linkages between academia and industry within the sector in WA and nationally
  • Provide hands-on training on sampling, preservation and processing of samples for MIC assessment
  • Encourage discussions about existing and emerging challenges in the field
MIC Workshop


  • Fundamentals: Microorganisms and MIC mechanisms
  • MIC failure analysis and diagnosis
  • MIC prediction models and novel detection methods
  • Biofilm monitoring and MIC mitigation
  • Under deposit corrosion and MIC
  • Cathodic protection and biofouling of offshore equipment

Hands-on session

  • Visit to MIC laboratories at Curtin University
  • Hands-on session on sampling and preservation procedures for MIC diagnosis/monitoring
  • MIC analysis
  • Field tests
  • Coupon and probe installation

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