CATSA Eminent Visitor Award 2009 to Bert Weckhuysen
CATSA Eminent Visitor Award 2009 of the Catalysis Society of South Africa (CATSA) has been awarded this year to Prof. Dr. Bert Weckhuysen, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, for ‘his contributions to catalysis in particular those aimed to characterize catalysts at working conditions’. This award includes a lecture tour of selected universities and main catalyis research centres in South Africa and the opening lecture at the annual Conference of the Catalysis Society of South Africa, in November 2010.
In November 2009, following this award Bert Weckhuysen visited several South-African catalysis research centres (University of Johannesburg, Witwatersrand, Kwazulu Natal, Cape Town and Stellenbosch) and also the chemical company Sasol.
The CATSA Eminent Award 2009 to Bert Weckhuysen: