"The new Statoil Chairs in Reservoir Engineering will significantly strengthen Memorial's research capacity in this strategic area and we are committed to pursuing other opportunities, such as a Canada Research Chair or NSC Industrial Chair, to further build our expertise in this area," said Dr. Gary Kuchens, president and vice-chancellor, Memorial University. "I have every confidence that the Statoil chairs will lead to innovative new research that will benefit both engineering students and the wider community."The recruitment process for the new chair positions will start immediately with the goal to have a chair in place by April 2012.
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