QuantumSphere, Inc. Ramps Company Growth, Adds Seasoned Research and Development Veteran to Management Team

QuantumSphere, Inc. announced it has appointed Mark Fullerton to the position of Senior Research and Development Scientist. QuantumSphere is the only supplier of the world’s highest quality metallic nanomaterials including QSI-nano™ nickel (n-Ni), QSI-nano™ silver, QSI-nano™ copper, QSI- nano™ Ni/Co and other proprietary alloys.

COSTA MESA, CA, U.S.A. (PRWEB) August 2, 2005 -- QuantumSphere, Inc., the leading manufacturer of metallic nanopowders for applications in aerospace, defense, energy, biomedical and other markets demanding advanced material applications, announced it has appointed Mark Fullerton to the position of Senior Research and Development Scientist. QuantumSphere is the only supplier of the world’s highest quality metallic nanomaterials including QSI-nano™ nickel (n-Ni), QSI-nano™ silver, QSI-nano™ copper, QSI- nano™ Ni/Co and other proprietary alloys.

“Fullerton brings tremendous experience and credibility with customers to QuantumSphere. His extensive experience and knowledge of the multiple disciplines of chemistry, physics, optics, microscopy and spectroscopy makes him perfectly suited to assume the role as QuantumSphere’s Senior Research and Development Scientist,” said Kevin Maloney, CEO, QuantumSphere, Inc. “As we proceed to experience significant customer demand for our products, Fullerton will help us further capitalize on these opportunities by leveraging his expertise to scale our manufacturing processes to meet customer demand,” Maloney added.

Fullerton brings to QuantumSphere more than 25 years of industrial experience in product development, analytical research and technical support for manufacturing and customers. His previous work included the formulation and process development of dry-film photoresists, operations experience with scanning electron microscopy, x-ray spectroscopy, IR and NMR spectroscopy. Fullerton held a variety of positions at Dynachem Corp., a Rohm and Haas specialty chemical company, where he served as: Senior Technician; Associate Chemist; Chemist; Senior Chemist; Project Leader; Associate Scientist; Scientist; and Senior Scientist. In his past position, Fullerton’s previous interests included: investigating the causes of variation in buried resistors for a Passives Materials group where he developed a statistical template for the measurement of process capability; and the invention of a non-destructive small-defect detection system for use in the high-speed web-coating process used to manufacture photoresist. Fullerton received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine.

About QuantumSphere, Inc.
QuantumSphere is the leading manufacturer of metallic nanopowders for a broad range of applications in industries such as aerospace, defense, energy, biomedical, and other markets demanding advanced material applications. QuantumSphere's exclusive manufacturing process provides: consistent, narrow particle size distribution; low level of agglomeration and impurities; 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 (n-Ni), QSI-nano™ silver, QSI-nano™ copper, QSI- nano™ Ni/Co and other proprietary alloys. These materials will replace platinum as the main catalyst in hydrogen fuel cells and other electrode assemblies and provide 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 product for applications in fuel cells, magnetic medical products, bio-sensors, filtration devices and other applications including additives for plastics and electromagnetic frequency shielding. For more information, visit www.qsinano.com or contact Joe Romano, Partner, HighGround, Inc. at 781-279-1320 x 208.

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