STP Fellows

Aims

Goals and Objectives

Since 2000, STP Fellows from Turkey, Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya, China, India, Ghana and Uruguay, have received training at Host Companies in the U.S.A., Japan, South Africa, U.K., Canada, Denmark, Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany. The STP Fellowship Trainee Report requirements (August 2019) outlines the written report requirements once Host Company training is completed. Once the report is approved by the COCI-STP Coordinator. the trainee is designated an “STP Fellow”. The STP is coordinated by the Committee on Chemistry and Industry (COCI). See COCI page or STP page for more information.

Achievements

June 2019

Austin Aluoch (Chairman/Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Chemistry & Material Science, Technical University of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya) trained at Bayer AG, Product Supply & Pharmaceuticals in Bergkamen, Germany.

Read Aluoch’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Austin’s presentations made at the STP workshops in Sao Paulo, July 2017 Aluoch 2017 and in Paris, July 2019  Aluoch 2019.

May 2017

Steve Nyamori (Deputy Director, The Kenya National Cleaner Production Centre [KNCPC]) and Mohamed Azab (SH&E Business Partner, Middle East & North Africa) trained at ECOLAB at Solvay Hydrogen Peroxide plant in the UK and at the Research HQ in Belgium.

Read Nyamori’s STP Fellow Final Report (Warrington) and his Nyamori’s STP Fellow Final Report (NOH) and review his 2018 STP profile.

Read Azab’s STP Fellow Final Report and view Mohamed’s 2018 presentation on Responsible Care at Ecolab.

August 2015

Christine Ashaolu (Chief Regulatory Officer, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control [NAFDAC], Nigerian Government Regulatory Agency, Abuja, Nigeria) trained at National Silicates, a PQ Company, Toronto, Canada.

Read Ashaolu’s STP Fellow Final Report and review her 2018 STP profile; view Christine’s presentations made at the STP workshops in Sao Paulo, July 2017 Ashaolu 2017 and in Paris, July 2019 Ashaolu 2019.

April 2015

Dr. Ahmed Fahmy A. Youssef (Projects and Chemistry Lab. Manager at Cairo University Center for Environmental Hazardous Mitigation, Egypt) trained at Bayer CropScience, in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA.

Read Youssef’s STP Fellow Final Report and review his 2018 STP profile; view Ahmed’s presentation made at the STP workshop in Bushan, Aug 2015 Youssef 2015.

May 2014

Noha Elbalky (Federation of Egyptian Industries/Environmental Compliance Office and Sustainable Development, Egypt) trained at The Woodbridge Group in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Read Elbalky’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Noha’s presentation made at the STP workshop in Bushan, Aug 2015 Elbalky 2015.

February 2013

John O. Mumbo (National Environment Management Authority, Kenya) and Dr. Jonathan Babalola (University of Ibadan, Nigeria) trained at Dow Benelux in Terneuzen, The Netherlands.

Read Mumbo’s STP Fellow Final Report.

Read Babalola’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Jonathon’s presentation made at the STP workshop in Bushan, Aug 2015 Babalola 2015.

June 2008

Dr. Gursharn Singh Grover (National Chemical Laboratory, India) trained at Novozymes, Denmark.

Read Grover’s STP Fellow Final Report and and review his 2018 STP profile; view Gursharn’s presentations made at the STP workshops in Glasgow, Aug 2009 Grover 2009, in Istanbul, Aug 2013 Grover 2013, in Bushan, Aug 2015 Grover 2015 and in Sao Paulo, July 2017 Grover 2017. In  2017 Dr. Grover proposed the STP India regional project. This lead to his 2019 STP-India program – see the details on the project (2017-032-3-022) progress tab.

June 2007

Prof. Fabian Benzo (Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay) and Godfred Ansah Nyarko (Tema Lube Oil Company Ltd., Ghana) trained at Mitsui Chemicals (Japan).

Read Benzo’s STP Fellow Final Report and review his 2018 STP profile; view Fabian’s presentations made at the STP workshops in San Juan, Aug 2011 Benzo 2011, in Bushan, Aug 2015 Benzo 2015, Sao Paulo, July 2017 Benzo 2017 and in Paris, July 2019 Benzo 2019. Also view Fabian’s presentation at the Ibero American Chemistry Congress in Lima, Oct 2018 Benzo 2018. In  2015 Prof. Benzo proposed the STP Latin America regional project. His project (2016-021-1-022)  lead to his 1st STP-LA course in October 2016. Fabian’s project (2018-021-1-022) was for his second STP-LA course (STP-LA2) in November 2018. View the Safety Training Associate Fellows page for more details.

Read Nyarko’s STP Fellow Final Report and review his 2019 STP profile; view Godfred’s presentations made at the STP workshops Glasgow, Aug 2009 Nyarko 2009, in San Juan, Aug 2011 Nyarko 2011 and in Istanbul, Aug 2013 Nyarko 2013.

November 2005

Prof. Said Mohamed Mahmoud Bayomi (Mansoura University, Egypt) trained at the facilities of the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca in the UK.

Read Bayomi’s STP Fellow Final Report.

October 2004

Mr. Isiaka O. Bakare (Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria) trained at Mitsui Chemicals Co. sites in Japan.

Read Bakare’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Isiaka’s presentations made at the STP workshops in Beijing, Aug 2005 Bakare 2005 and in Turin, Aug 2007 Bakare 2007.

October 2003

Ms. Jane B. Nyakang’o (UNIDO Kenya National Cleaner Production Centre, Kenya) and Ms. Ana Luisa Arocena (CEMPRE, Uruguay) trained at the BP Chemicals Technology Center in Naperville, Illinois, USA and the acrylonitrile production plant in Lima, OH, USA. They also visited waste treatment sites nearby.

Read Nyakang’o’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Jane’s presentation made at the STP workshop in Beijing, Aug 2005 Nyakang’o 2005.

Read Arocena’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Ana’s presentation made at the STP workshop in Beijing, Aug 2005 Arocena 2005.

September 2002

Mr. Zhang GuoHong (Sinopec, China) trained at BP Chemicals Inc. USA research facilities in Naperville, IL and production facilities in Lima, OH.

Read GuoHong’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Zhang’s presentations made at the STP workshops in Beijing, Aug 2005 GuoHong 2005, in Glasgow, Aug 2009 GuoHong 2009. Read more about Zhang’s visit – reprint of an article first published in to BP Horizon and what Zhang has been telling his colleagues at home (link to Zhang-authored magazine article English and Chinese.

August 2002

Mr. Kelvin Khisa (UNIDO Kenya National Cleaner Production Centre, Kenya) trained at Sankyo Co., Ltd production and research facilities in Japan. In addition, side trips were taken to Shimizu Corporation, Tokyo Eco, the Hitachi Group, Fuji Film, Tokyo municipal government agencies and project sites, and the Japanese National Institute of Industrial Safety.

Read Khisa’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Kevin’s presentations made at the STP workshops in Ottawa, Aug 2003 Khisa 2003. and in Beijing, Aug 2005 Khisa 2005.

June 2002

Mr. Tersoo Charles Gwaza (Shell Petrochemical Development Co, Nigeria) trained at Sasol Chemical Industries, South Africa.

Read Gwaza’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Tersoo’s presentations made at the STP workshops in Ottawa, Aug 2003 Gwaza 2003 , in Beijing, Aug 2005 Gwaza 2005, and in San Juan, Aug 2011 Gwaza 2011.

August 2000
Prof. Dr. Ali El-Emam (Mansoura University, Egypt) trained at Bristol-Myers Squibb in the USA.

Read El-Emam’s STP Fellow Final Report; view Ali’s presentation made at the STP workshop in Beijing, Aug 2005 El-Emam 2005. Read more of Ali’s STP training report published in Chem. Int. March 2001

April 2000

Ms. Esma Toprak (Bogazici University, Turkey) trained at BP Chemicals Inc. and a side visit was arranged to the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Read Tropak’s STP Fellow Final Report and review her 2018 STP profile; view Esma’s presentations made at the STP workshops in Ottawa, Aug 2003 Toprak 2003, in Beijing, Aug 2005 Toprak 2005, in Turin, Aug 2007 Toprak 2007, and in San Juan, Aug 2011 Toprak 2011.

Publications

Read Mark Cesa’s 2003 STP Fellowship training program article in Chemistry International Chem. Int. Nov 2003.

View Bernard West’s 2012 STP Fellowship training program article in Chemistry International [CI, Nov 12]

The 2017 Chemistry International (Apr 2017, Vol. 39, Issue2, pp. 26-28) article highlights the STP Fellowship training program from 2000-2017 [https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2017-0216]

Review the 2019 IUPAC 100 story by Bernard West and Robert Audette on how IUPAC Contributes to Global Chemical Safety by Training Leaders in Developing Countries IUPAC 100 stories:STP.

Relevant previous IUPAC COCI STP Projects
Initial 1993 STP project [022/11/93]
2004 STP project [2004-032-1-022]

[LINK to COCI]