CATSA aims to recognise excellence in catalysis research by overseas scientists. In acknowledgement of their significant contributions, an Eminent Visitor Award is presented to an influential researcher at the annual CATSA conference. These awards include a lecture tour of selected universities and main catalysis research centres in South Africa. 

To nominate a leading scientist for the eminent visitor award, please see the protocol (eminent visitor award) and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. your motivation to the Chairperson


 Krijn de Jong (2017)






Peter Wasserscheid (2016)


Martin Albrecht (2015)

 Diebold Ulrike Diebold (2014) Hutchings Graham Hutchings (2013)
Gasteiger Hubert Gasteiger (2012) Gates Bruce Gates (2010)
 Weckhuysen Bert Weckhuysen (2009) Leitner Walter Leitner (2008)
 Centi Gabriele Centi (2007) Niemantsverdriet Hans Niemantsverdriet (2005)
 Hamilton David Cole-Hamilton (2004) Datye Abhaya Datye (2003)
 Rees Lovat Rees (2002) 2000-Kingsmall Dave King (2000)
 1999-cormasmall Avelino Corma (1999) Iglesia Enrique Iglesia (1997)




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