TORONTO/AUSTIN, May 3, 2018 / – EEStor Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX-Venture: ESU) announced today that Bryan Kelly, Production Manager, and Dr. Abhijit Paul, Principal Polymer Scientist, have been promoted to the newly created positions of Vice President Production and Vice President Research and Development of operating subsidiary EEStor, Inc., respectively.
“These senior appointments will assure the Company continues on a path of rapid growth under highly effective operational and scientific management. Both Bryan and Abhi’s track records speak for themselves as they have guided the Company through dramatic improvements in its scientific approach, quality controls and protocols. Bryan has successfully revamped our third-party certification processes to ensure the most accurate and unassailable results possible. This work is critical to support the assessment of our technology by potential licensees. And Abhi has built a team that is pushing into new territory for our technology and the results are compelling on many levels.” said Ian Clifford, Founder and Chief Executive Officer.
“The promotion of Abhi and Bryan into these newly created positions recognizes their commitment to the Company and a deep understanding of our objectives. I will rely more and more on both of them to participate in the “outward facing” work with our diverse stakeholder groups”, said Clifford.
Prior to joining EEStor, Dr. Paul had over 15 years of experience with polymer synthesis, analysis, testing and characterization of polymeric materials, including formulations of high-performance organic coatings and rubber compounds. His advanced research interests include surface functionalization of nanoparticles, solid state and thermal battery technologies, phase change materials, polymer colloids, organic photovoltaic, polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, alloys and zwitterions. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Assam University, an M.S. in Polymer Science from Tezpur University, and a Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry from Oklahoma State University. His research work has been featured as a cover article in Renewable Energy Global Innovations, Canada, pertaining to excellence in renewable energy research and he has received several honors and awards for excellence in academic and industrial research.
Prior to joining EEStor, Bryan Kelly worked for United Space Alliance in NASA’s mission operations directorate as the manager of the guidance and propulsion systems branch. In that role for 8 years, Bryan managed 45 flight controllers for space shuttle and space station operations across 5 disciplines. Bryan started his career as a space shuttle flight controller for Rockwell Space Operations Company in 1995 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
EEStor is a developer of high energy density solid-state capacitor technology utilizing the company’s patented Composition Modified Barium Titanate (CMBT) material. The Company is focused on licensing opportunities for its technology across a broad spectrum of industries and applications.
The Company’s success depends on the commercialization of its technology. There is no assurance that EEStor will be successful in the completion of the various enhancement phases underway to warrant the anticipated licensing opportunities in the technology. Readers are directed to the “Risk Factors” disclosed in the Company’s public filings.
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These risks and uncertainties may cause actual results to differ from information contained in this release, when estimates and assumptions have been used to measure and report results. There can be no assurance that any statements of forward-looking information contained in this release will prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
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