Dr. John M. Senko
Dr. John Senko is a microbiologist with expertise in the interactions of microorganisms with solid phases and metabolism of metals and is the scientific advisor and co-inventor of the Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) Monitor Test Kit.
A tenured associate professor in the Department of Geosciences and Department of Biology at The University of Akron, Dr. John Senko has served as advisor on more than 15 Masters and Doctoral theses and authored upwards of 50 peer-reviewed publications.
He is the Principal Investigator (PI) on a Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) grant that aims to identify electrochemical signatures of MIC, which can be exploited for monitoring.
Dr. Senko’s laboratory is helping the Corrolytics team develop and oversee approaches for MIC detection.
University of Oklahoma
- Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology
- Master’s Degree
Saint Vincent College
- Bachelor’s Degree
Silica and iron mobilization, cave development and landscape evolution in iron formations in Brazil
Mine Water and the Environment
Potential for Passive Treatment of Coal Mine-derived Acid Mine Drainage in Abandoned Stream Channels
Biogeochemical Controls on the Potential for Long-Term Contaminant Leaching from Soils Developing on Historic Coal Mine Spoil
Frontiers in Microbiology
Identification of Microbiological Activities in Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
Novel Mechanism of Microbially Induced Carbon Steel Corrosion at an Aqueous/Non-aqueous Interface