Dr. Harbo Jensen, Senior Scientific Advisor
Northeastern University BS and MIT PhD in Organic Chemistry. Hass Graduate School of Business MBA. MIT Board of Trustees. Retired VP and Manager, Chevron Global Technology Services Company. Founder and CEO Cal Bionics (sold). Holder of 9 U.S. patents.
Dr. Cafer Yavuz, Scientific Advisor
Middle East Technical University, BS Chemistry. Rice University M.A. and PhD Chemistry. Post Doctoral Fellow U.C. Santa Barbara. Director Oxide Nanomaterials for environmental laboratory, and Assistant Professor KAIST Institute for the NanoCentury, Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, Seoul Korea.
Toshi Matsukawa, Asian Business Advisor
Toshi Matsukawa graduated from Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan. Joined Tomen Corporation HQ (now Toyota Tsusho Corp). Career in Steel Import/Export Division and Overseas Development Division. Years abroad as senior representative for Tomen Corporation in Indonesia and U.S.A. Resigned Tomen Corporation in 1996 to form T&F Corporation which conducts business and property development in Japan and broader Asia.
Keith Blakely, Business Development Advisor
University of Buffalo, BS Psychology/BA Biology. Fellow of the American Ceramic Society. Founder and CEO Advanced Refractory Technologies, sold to Tyco 2001. CEO and Founder of NanoDynamics, First Wave Technologies, and The Inventures Group. Several additional C-level and board positions. Two time winner of Research and Development Magazine’s “IR-100” award for the 100 most technologically significant new products.
Doug Dufaux, Technical Development Advisor
Bachelors and Masters in Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. Eighteen years in developing advanced materials and product development. Cofounded an advanced material company in the late '90s that was acquired by a Fortune 1000 material company in a multi-million dollar deal. Also founded a technology company in the early '00s and sold assets to an entity founded by former senior Microsoft executives. Holds 14 issued U.S. patents and numerous patent applications.
Scott Mize, Venture Development Advisor
Harvard College. Entrepreneur, advisor, and speaker in the field of high technology. Nearly 20 years of experience in the information technology, new media and Internet industries, and nearly ten years in the nanotechnology field. Has provided business and venture development services to scores of early-stage technology companies and established corporations. Founder & CEO of Zelos!, acquired by Charter Communications. Evangelist at Apple, product manager at Lotus.