Nanthakumar Victor Emmanuel

Chief Technology Officer


Aug 2012 - Present Vice President, Operations CVMR®

  • Managing projects in Indonesian/USA/ Philippines

Sep 2007 – Jul 2012 Director, Operations and New Technologies

  • Developing CVMR®’s Carbonyl technology for various application such as laterite ore refining, CVMR® Iodide technology for recycling Zirconium from used nuclear fuel cladding, CVMR®’s Carbo-Chlorine technology for Titanium/Vanadium industries.

Jul 2004- Aug 2007 Director, Business Development, CVMR® Corp

  • Creating market niche for CVMR® specialty products, and technologies

  • Project Management of various international projects (e.g. Nickel Refining Plant in China)

  • Engineering Principal

  • Marketing liaison for CVMR®’s Power Manufacturing

Mar 2002- Jun 2004 Manager, Research & Development, CVMR® Inc

  • Supervised several Piloting work at CVMR®

  • Developed new technologies for base metal and PM group metals refining.

  • Design and Engineering of Pilot Plants for various clients

  • Safety Coordinator (TSSA certification, HAZOP analysis)

Dec 1999- Feb 2002 Process Engineer, CVMR® Inc

  • Building Pilot plants

  • Mass balance and Energy balance development

  • Flow Sheet and P&ID development

  • Operating Pilot Plants and developing SOP.


1994 –1999: B.Sc. Degree in Chemical Engineering Ryerson University Toronto, ON, Canada


Recycle of Zirconium from Used Nuclear Fuel Cladding

Direct Extraction of Nickel and Iron from Laterite Ore using the Carbonyl Process


Apparatus and process for making high purity nickel South Africa Patent ZA200703370

Purification of PGM species from mixtures thereof United States Patent US2010043598

Method of treating Metalliferrous Materials United States Patent WO2009132460

Selective reduction of Ni, Co and Cu from a mixed metal oxide and production of activated Ni. Uruguay Patent GB2449280

Production of ultra fine transition metal powders Canada Patent CN1830607

Process for producing nickel carbonyl, nickel powder and use thereof United States Patent US2004109810


1. CAN 2,206,217; 2. CAN 2,307,036: 3. USP 6,048,578; 4. USP 6,132,518; 5. CAN 2,411,796; 6. South African Patent No. 2003/8460; 7. GB Patent No.2395203; 8. USP 7,044,995 B2; 9. Australian Patent No. 769,886; 10. CAN 2,391,939; 11. USP 6,428,601 B2; 12. South African Patent No. 2002/4015; 13. CAN 2,379,491; 14. Australian Patent No 201188; 15. CAN 2,461,624; 16. GB Patent No 2,399,815; 17. GB Patent No 2,425,130; 18. USP 7,198,770 B2; 19. South African Patent No. 2005/04643; 20. South African Patent No. 2005/09421; 21. Australian Patent No 2005234713.

Nanthakumar Victor Emmanuel