Acknowledgements

Reaktoro would not exist without its past and current supporters and contributors. Therefore, we thank on this page everyone that is contributing or has contributed to the project with either financial, scientific, and/or coding contributions.

Academic and Research Institutions

Reaktoro is thankful to the following academic and research institutions for their substantial past or current financial support:

Imperial College London, UK (2011-2014)
Qatar Carbonates and Carbon Storage Research Centre (QCCSRC)
Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland (2014-2015)
Laboratory for Waste Management
ETH Zurich, Switzerland (2015-present)
Geothermal Energy and Geofluids Group

Industries

Reaktoro is proud of its past and current financial support from industries. We would like to thank:

Shell (2011-2014, 2019-present)
Shell Technology Centre Amsterdam
Qatar Petroleum and Qatar Science & Technology Park (2011-2014)
Qatar Carbonates and Carbon Storage Research Centre (QCCSRC)

Reaktoro is also especially thankful for software development contributions from the following companies:

ESSS (2019-current)
Engineering Simulation and Scientific Software

Government Institutions

Distributing Reaktoro as an open-source software requires public funding. The following is a list of research grants obtained from government institutions for further development and maintenance of Reaktoro:

Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
Allan Leal’s SNSF Ambizione Grant (2019-2022) — Innovative Computational Methods for Ultra-Fast Simulations of Coupled Physical and Chemical Processes Using Machine Learning and GPU Parallel Computing

Scientific Contributors

Reaktoro’s advanced numerical methods and modeling capabilities would not be possible without the numerous current and past scientific discussions with the following people:

  • Martin Blunt, Prof. (Imperial College London, UK) (2011-2014)
  • Tara LaForce, Dr. (CSIRO, Australia) (2011-2014)
  • Dmitrii Kulik, Dr. (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland) (2014-present)
  • Georg Kosakowski, PD Dr. (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland) (2014-present)
  • Nikolaos Prasianakis, Dr. (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland) (2014-present)
  • Dan Miron, Dr. (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland) (2016-present)
  • Martin Saar, Prof. (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) (2015-present)
  • William Smith, Prof. (University of Guelph, Canada) (2016-present)

Development Contributors

The development of Reaktoro is and has been helped my several individuals, with contributions that range from documentation and fixing bugs to implementation of modern software engineering practices into the project. We thank them below:

  • Dan Miron, Dr. (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland) (2016-present)
  • Till Ehrengruber (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) (2016-present)
  • Alex Hobé (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) (2016-2017)
  • Edson Tadeu M. Manoel (ESSS, Brazil) (2018-present)
  • Alexandre Barbosa (ESSS, Brazil) (2018-present)
  • Bruno Oliveira (ESSS, Brazil) (2018-present)
  • Armando A. S. C. Neto (ESSS, Brazil) (2018-present)
  • Svetlana Matculevich, Dr. (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) (2018-present)

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