The Center offers an Industrial Affiliates Program with the following benefits:
Researchers of Industrial Affiliates are invited to work with Center researchers, learning about the methods, techniques, and approaches developed at Northwestern. For a modest fee, Affiliate researchers can participate in focused laboratory training. Multi-investigator, sponsored research projects can be organized.
Coordinated, multi-technique catalyst characterization can be arranged on a fee basis.
An Industrial Affiliate can request that Faculty Members of the Center teach a short course at a location convenient for the Affiliate.
Current short courses include:
- Solid State Chemistry
- Survey of Heterogeneous Catalysis and Surface Science
- Introduction to Catalytical Chemical Reaction Engineering
- Surface Chemical Physics
- In-situ Catalyst Characterization
Industrial Affiliates act as the reviewers of Center-sponsored, seed research projects. Industrial Affiliates also make recommendations for research projects and share their visions for the future of the Center at the Annual Business Meeting.
Affiliates are invited to the Center's weekly seminar program. The seminars will be available electronically, over the Internet.
Industrial Affiliates are invited to the Center's Annual Scientific Meeting held each August/September. Oral presentations at the Meeting are organized around a particular area of catalysis with lectures given by internationally recognized experts. A poster session by graduate students and postdoctoral associates provide a preview of the latest Center research prior to publication.
The contacts of the managers, scientists, and engineers of affiliate companies with the Center members, their postdoctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students often result in even greater mutual benefits - - for instance, collaborative research or a sponsored research program on an objective of direct interest to a particular company or consulting firm.
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