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Newsletter issue 18

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 12:25

The latest ISMET newsletter is here! Download it now!

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ISMET terminology survey

Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 09:47

The International Society of Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (ISMET) conducted a survey of the preferred terms used by researchers in the field of microbial electrochemistry and electromicrobiology. The survey considered terminology in four areas that included The Field, The Process, The Technology, and The Microorganisms. The survey was distributed to over 300 researchers that are actively involved in ISMET and receive the ISMET newsletter, are ISMET members, or have been to an ISMET meeting in the last year. 231 responses were recorded for each question, demonstrating a >75% response rate for the survey. A summary of the results were presented at the ISMET7 meeting in Okinawa and are now available here!

5th Asia-Pacific conference: abstract submission extended

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 09:04

The 5th Asia-Pacific conference of the International Society of Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology will take place in Harbin, China, on March 6-8, 2020.

Abstract submission has been extended to Nov 30, 2019.

The 5th AP-ISMET will have a special issue on STOTEN (Science of the Total Environment, IF2019=5.589).

For more information, please visit

Newsletter issue 17

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 16:52

The latest ISMET newsletter is here! Download it now!

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Nomination for the ISMET Awards 2019 open

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 12:30

Nomination for the ISMET Awards is open until July 30th 2019 (there will be no extension of the deadline)

  • Best Scientific Paper Award
  • Innovation Award for Best Technological advancement

Nominations for both ISMET Awards are to be sent before July 30th 2019 to the ISMET Awards committee at the following address: by the Supervisor of the publication or work being nominated.
Papers or technical innovations eligible for the awards must be published between July 1st 2018 and June 30th 2019. See the awards section for detailed information.
The award nomination should contain the following:

  • Full name and affiliation of the nominee.
  • Full name and affiliation of the nominator.
  • Statement that nominee was a postgraduate student or postdoctoral researcher or industry affiliate at the time of publication.
  • Statement that the nominee and nominator are members of ISMET in good standing.
  • For Discovery Award: An attachment with the publication for which the nominee is being nominated.
  • For Innovation Award: Paper or relevant documentation describing the breakthrough technological innovation

Additional information is available at the awards section.

ISMET 2021 Conference Announcement – Call for Proposals Open

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 17:45

The ISMET Board is pleased to announce a call for proposals to organize the ISMET8 meeting in 2021. This is the 2-yearly international meeting on microbial electrochemistry and technology.

The call for proposals is open for the whole ISMET community. We are requesting a ~2-page proposal* with information on where the meeting will be held, the venue, and the expected cost for registration, which we would like to keep relatively low (<$450). After receiving proposals, we will pre-screen for eligibility. The best proposals will be selected to present themselves on the ISMET7 meeting in Okinawa in October this year.

Call Closes: 12th of July 2019.

Submission of nominations to Sarah Glaven:

*Please use this outline:

  1. Organizers
  2. Meeting venue
  3. Transport and lodging
  4. Proposed dates of the conference
  5. Tentative conference structure
  6. Fee structures
  7. Possible sponsors


Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:57

Are you a PhD student or Postdoctoral Fellow and are you a keen Wikipedia contributor or aspire to become one?
We are seeking at improving current Wikipedia entries and generate new content in the field of Microbial Electrochemistry and Technologies.

If you wish to contribute, ISMET will award outstanding contributions with one-year memberships!

Read more about this initiative on the ISMET Wikipedia content editors page.


Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 15:57

Dear colleagues,

We want to acknowledge the great many people who have already submitted their abstracts proposals in advance of our April 1st, deadline. Thanks so much to all of you!
Besides, due to the many requests, the Ismet7 Local Organizing Committee has decided to extend the submission deadline to May 1 st . We hope this will give those who require it, additional time to finalize their abstracts for the conference.

Submissions are now due no later than Wednesday, May 1st , 2019 (18:00 GMT).

Details about abstract submission and registration can be found at
Ismet7 will be taking place at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) from October 7-10 (half day), 2019 in Okinawa, Japan.
We also want to remind you that in addition to the main program, Ismet7 will include a 2-day workshop from October 10-11, 2019. The selected workshop participants will get free accommodation at OIST seaside house:

Looking forward to welcoming you in Okinawa

Kind regards,
Ismet 7 Organizing Committee
Biological System Unit
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Okinawa 904-0495, JAPAN

Newsletter issue 16

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 18:10

The latest ISMET newsletter is here! Download it now!

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Frontiers in Microbiology Special Collection for ISMET 2018 Regional meetings is now accepting submissions.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 19:15

You can find the link to the topic site here.

Special thanks to the topic editors: Uwe Schroeder, Eileen Yu, Srikanth Mutnuri, Jeff Gralnick, and Chi Ho Chan

This collection is based on research presented at the 2018 ISMET Regional meetings. Meeting attendees will receive 50% off the publication fee for Type A articles. In addition, topic editors will select two articles per meeting that will have all fees waived based on reviewer feedback.

Please consider contributing your original research!


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