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QuantumSphere, Inc. Names Benjamin Mork, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Technical Liaison to Facilitate Company’s Product Delivery Capabilities to Address Strong Customer Demand
SANTA ANA, CA, U.S.A. – October 17, 2005 – QuantumSphere, Inc., the leading manufacturer of metallic nanopowders for applications in aerospace, defense, energy and other markets demanding advanced material applications, announced it has named Benjamin Mork, Ph.D. as Senior Scientist and Technical Liaison to address the robust partner and customer demand for QuantumSphere’s products. Dr. Mork will collaborate between QuantumSphere’s current and potential customers and partners to identify their specific business and technical challenges. As a result, QuantumSphere will accelerate its commercialization initiatives by seamlessly and rapidly delivering and integrating QuantumSphere’s products and solutions in the market. Dr. Mork’s extensive on-site field deployments will also provide critical insight on industry-specific problems shared by other companies, thereby enabling QuantumSphere to understand, proactively respond to and deliver new, revenue-generating products to market. This news follows a previous announcement that QuantumSphere opened a large, new manufacturing facility as a direct result of customer demand from multinational corporations, government agencies, and other major industrial partners. QuantumSphere is the only supplier of the world’s highest quality nano nickel/cobalt alloy and other magnetic, conductive and catalytic metallic nanopowders, including QSI-nano™ nickel (n-Ni), QSI-nano™ silver, QSI-nano™ copper, and other proprietary alloys. These materials will replace platinum as the main catalyst in a variety of fuel cells and other membrane electrode assemblies and provide a renewable source of power. For more information on QuantumSphere’s products, please visit http://www.qsinano.com/products.html.
“Dr. Mork provides QuantumSphere with a seasoned technical liaison expert that will aggressively drive QuantumSphere’s growth, commercialization of products and market expansion,” said Kevin Maloney, CEO, QuantumSphere, Inc. “Dr. Mork’s proven scientific and business expertise will also help drive QuantumSphere’s revenue production and profitability,” Maloney added.
“I am pleased to join QuantumSphere’s strong management team and help facilitate the process by which the firm takes products to market for commercial, industrial, government and consumer applications as QuantumSphere continues to make significant inroads into these multi-billion dollar markets, ” said Benjamin Mork, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Technical Liaison, QuantumSphere, Inc. “I fully expect to compliment QuantumSphere’s team of industry veterans as the firm continues to grow as a global manufacturer and provider of nano-enabled products,” Dr. Mork added.
Dr. Mork has over eight years of research experience in inorganic chemistry, including organometallic synthesis, main group chemistry, and heterogeneous catalysis. Prior to QuantumSphere, Dr. Mork served as Staff Scientist at Symyx Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMMX) where he worked on petrochemical research and high-throughput experimentation technology. The focus of this work was to discover and develop selective heterogeneous catalysts for gas-phase partial oxidation of hydrocarbons. Dr. Mork received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Davis, and his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.
About QuantumSphere, Inc.
QuantumSphere is the leading manufacturer of metallic nanopowders for aerospace, defense, energy, transportation, electronics, and other markets demanding advanced material applications. QuantumSphere’s exclusive manufacturing process provides consistent and narrow particle size distribution, low levels of agglomeration and impurities, a custom-tailored oxide shell thickness, and the highest purity metallic nanopowders on the market that are easier to transport and handle. The company accomplishes this without compromising its commitment to the environment and the community. No other company offers these performance advantages.
QuantumSphere is the only supplier of the world’s highest quality magnetic, conductive and catalytic metallic nanopowders, including QSI-nano™ nickel, QSI-nano™ silver, QSI-nano™ copper, QSI- nano™ Ni/Co and other proprietary nanoscale alloys. QSI-nano™ alloys will ultimately replace platinum as the main catalyst in a variety of fuel cells and battery electrodes, providing a renewable source of power to supply the world’s energy needs.
The company is leveraging its leading market position in metallic powders to manufacture and ship materials and devices for applications in batteries, fuel cells, conductive inks, magnetic coatings and membrane filtration devices. For more information, visit www.qsinano.com or contact Joe Romano, Partner, HighGround, Inc. at 781-279-1320 x 208 or [email protected]