HydroGraph Inc. Announces Appointment of Research and Development Lab Scientist
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, February 2, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HydroGraph Clean Power Inc. (HG.CN) (the “Company” or “HydroGraph”), a commercial manufacturer of high-quality nanomaterials and alternative-energy fuels, has announced the appointment of Alan Austin as Research and Development Lab Scientist, effective immediately.
In this role, Austin will focus on the development of innovative applications in lubrication, graphene enhanced dispersions and nano-engineered composites.
Austin joins HydroGraph with extensive experience in research and development materials engineering.
With a background in Chemistry and a Master of Science in Material Science and Engineering from Oklahoma State University, Austin has a proven track record of success in research and development. During his time as a graduate research assistant, he designed, studied and characterized polymer electrolytes and epoxy-based composites, and studied the exfoliation and dispersion of graphene oxide using sonication techniques. His experience in the green space as a regulatory specialist for Vanguard Environmental Inc. further solidifies his qualifications for this role.
“We are excited to have Alan join our team. His experience and intellectual curiosity in materials engineering will bring a new level of innovation to our application development in lubrication,” said Vice President Research and Development, Dr. Chris Sorensen. “HydroGraph’s graphene has already shown excellent performance in lubricant applications, reducing friction by up to 55% and decreasing mechanical wear by up to 70%. We look forward to the contributions Alan will make to our R&D team and the graphene industry.”
“HydroGraph provides an opportunity for innovation and growth, and I’m excited to join the team and contribute to the advancement of their graphene technology. I look forward to working with Dr. Chris Sorensen and the R&D team and play a part in revolutionizing the nanomaterial industry,” says Austin.
HydroGraph Clean Power Inc. was founded in 2017 to fund and commercialize green, cost-effective processes to manufacture graphene, hydrogen and other strategic materials in bulk. Publicly listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange on December 2, 2021, the Company acquired the exclusive license from Kansas State University to produce both graphene and hydrogen through their patented detonation process. More information about the Company and its products can be found on the HydroGraph website. www.hydrograph.com/
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