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MICHAEL MCNEIL took B.A. and M.A. degrees from Rice University in chemistry and a Ph.D. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Missouri at Rolla. He did research in materials science at the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol (U.K.), Iowa State University, and Mississippi State University before joining the U.S. Civil Service as a materials scientist. His primary activities in recent years have been microbiological corrosion, particularly of submerged and buried objects, and grain boundary effects on metal degradation. At present he is employed in the Office of Research of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Dr. McNeil is also adjunct professor of materials science at the University of Toronto.

BRENDA J. LITTLE, senior scientist for Marine Molecular Processes at the Naval Research Laboratory, has a Ph.D. from Tulane University in chemistry and a B.S. from Baylor University in biology and chemistry. Dr. Little has adjunct faculty positions at Montana State University and the University of Southern Mississippi. She is a member of the American Chemical Society, and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE International), Sigma Xi, and the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. She serves on the editorial board for Biofouling, a journal dealing with bioadhesion and biofilm research. She is the author of one book, 15 book chapters, and more than 80 peerreviewed journal articles.

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