Following a decision taken by the CO-LaN Management Board, Michael Halloran has been renewed as of June 1st, 2016 till May 31st, 2017 as consultant to CO-LaN. While at Aspentech till end of 2005, Michael Halloran was heavily involved in the implementation of CAPE-OPEN interfaces in Aspen Plus. Since June 2006, Michael Halloran has been contracted by CO-LaN to provide services on such topics as:

  • Developing CAPE-OPEN interface specifications;
  • Developing specifications and designs for CAPE-OPEN related software;
  • Providing written reviews of implementations being undertaken by other parties;
  • Providing written reviews of CAPE-OPEN related documents and other materials;
  • Advising and guiding third parties engaged in CAPE-OPEN implementation work;
  • Developing CAPE-OPEN software according to agreed specifications;
  • Advising on technical issues affecting the standards – for example supporting a .NET implementation;

Michael Halloran has recently developed a new version of the Type Libraries/Primary Interop Assemblies installers and is currently working on a minor upgrade of the CAPE-OPEN Logging and Testing Tool to eliminate issues with Microsoft Visual Studio redistributables.