Scientists with the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) have been investigating solvent-free formulations to improve the safety and efficiency of dispersant technologies used in oil spill response. One promising area involves halloysite clay nanotubes.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative congratulates one of its own – Dr. Arezoo Motavalizadeh Ardekani, an assistant professor at Purdue University’s School of Mechanical Engineering – for receiving the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
Dr. Christoph Aeppli to determine how toxic spilled oil remains nearly six years after Deepwater Horizon spill
A research team from Tulane University, led by Indian American Vijay John, has been awarded $4 million to study the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico.
Researchers receive three years of funding to study the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Research Board announced today that it will award nearly $38 million to individuals and teams studying the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health. A total of 22 research proposals are being funded under this most recent GoMRI program.
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative received 472 Letters of Intent (LOI) for RFP-V prior to the LOI deadline on December 15.
About $27 million will support research on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon incident on Gulf ecosystems, public health.