CATAGEN has launched a series of webinars which will take place every 6 weeks.  Our next webinar will be on Catalyst Ageing without an Engine part 2.

In this webinar, the CATAGEN team will discuss:

o Poisoning
o Catalyst regeneration
o Ageing simulation and catalyst modelling
o Q&A

Join us to discover the additional capabilities of our OMEGA technology and all the benefits of providing a reproducible, repeatable and flexible process for Catalyst Ageing.


Dr Kurtis Irwin
Principal Engineer

Kurtis is an experienced Principal Engineer specialising in aftertreatment systems and catalysis, with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast. Awarded Innovate UK Future Leaders Fellowship.

Liam McGrane
Senior Engineer

Liam is a Senior Engineer and has been working for CATAGEN for 4 years. He is currently undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) focused on the Characterisation of Automotive Catalysts from Queen’s University Belfast. Liam has written and presented numerous papers on Catalyst Ageing and has presented at conferences in Italy and America.

Professor Roy Douglas
CTO and Co-founder

Roy is Professor Emeritus of IC Engines Technology in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University, Belfast. He has over 40 years of experience in the areas of engine research and development, systems modelling and automotive after-treatment. For the past 25 years, his research has concentrated on improving the performance of automotive after-treatment systems, working with world leading automotive OEMs.