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Sabbaticals

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

  • Matthys Janse van Vuuren
    Dr. Matthys Janse van Vuuren, Sasol Technology http://www.sasol.com/ (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 http://www.sasol.com/ (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 http://www.dundee.ac.uk/ 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 http://www.rgu.ac.uk/, Aberdeen, Scotland) and Brian McEnaney University of Bath http://www.bath.ac.uk/, 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.