Mark A. Nanny

University of Oklahoma, USA


Mark A. Nanny is a Professor at the University of Oklahoma (OU), OK, USA, in the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, and in the Institute of Energy and the Environment, as well as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and in the Department of Botany and Microbiology. He is also a Member of the industrial advisory board for the OU Biocorrosion Center. He has a B.S. degree (1986) in chemistry from Wayne State University, an M.S. degree (1989) in chemistry, and a Ph.D. degree in environmental chemistry (1994) from the University of Illinois. He held a postdoctorate research position at Pennsylvania State University from 1994 to 1996, before accepting a faculty position at the University of Oklahoma. His areas of research include: characterizing complex organic mixtures, such as landfill leachates, lignocellulose solid wastes, natural organic matter, and wastewater; biofilms and their role in hydrocarbon degradation and biocorrosion processes of metallic surfaces; characterization of naphthenic acids and other polar organic compounds in production waters and their corresponding role in corrosion and microbial processes; and oxidation of coal to facilitate methanogenesis.

Biography Updated on 10 November 2012

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