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The Center supports and fosters international collaborations. Previous visiting scientists who have participated in sabbaticals at CAER include:

  • Ajay Dalai
    Dr. Ajay Dalai is currently working at the CAER during a one-year sabbatical (2002-2003). He is from the University of Saskatchewan, where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering. While here, he will be working in the Clean Fuels and Chemicals Group. Dr. Dalai received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1990.
  • Matthys Janse van Vuuren
    Dr. Matthys Janse van Vuuren, Sasol Technology (Sasolburg, South Africa) was at the CAER for three months in 2003, working on Fischer-Tropsch Catalysis.
  • Hans Slaghuis
    Mr. Slaghuis is Coal Products Research Manager, Sasol Technology (Sasolburg, South Africa). He was a visiting researcher in the Carbon Materials Group from August 26th - Sept 6th, 2002. The purpose of the visit was to learn about CAER's research capabilities, and to begin developing research topics for future collaborations.
  • Dr. Michael McCarthy
    Dr. McCarthy was at the CAER for three weeks during June, 2002 as a visiting scientist from the University of Dundee Concrete Technology Unit within the Dept. of Civil Engineering. His expertise in concrete was a significant asset for the ECT Group.
  • Dr. Robert Bradley and Dr. Brian McEnaney
    The CAER hosted two distinguished researchers from the United Kingdom in 2002. Bob Bradley (Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland) and Brian McEnaney University of Bath, Bath, England) assisted CAER with strategy planning in the area of carbon materials.

  • Sabbaticals:
    The CAER offers sabbaticals to visiting scientists and professors. The duration of appointments varies, depending upon the circumstances, but have ranged from short appointments of a few weeks, to an extended period of a year. For more information on collaborations, contact Don Challman.