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David Arthur
Chief Executive Officer, Southwest Nanotechnologies

David J. Arthur has more than 25 years experience commercializing products utilizing advanced materials, including work at such companies as Rogers Corporation, A.T. Cross Co., Composite Solutions, Helix Technologies and Eikos.

Arthur holds a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Tufts University, master of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Connecticut and a master of business administration degree from Northeastern University. His research interests include the synthesis of nanomaterials and the fabrication of nanoscale features at a large scale. He has strong technical and market knowledge in the field of carbon nanotubes.

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Lajos Balogh
Director of Nanotechnology Research, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo NY

Dr. Lajos P. Balogh joined the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in January 2005 as Director of Nanotechnology Research. He is being appointed as a Professor of Biomedical Nanotechnology, Department of Radiation Medicine, SUNY, Buffalo. He came to RPCI after serving as a Research Associate Professor of both of Internal Medicine and of Biomedical Engineering, and Research Associate Professor of Biologic Nanotechnology and of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. He earned his PhD in Chemical Technology (1983) and his MS in Chemistry (1975) at the Kossuth L. University of Sciences and Arts, Debrecen, Hungary.

Dr. Balogh's research involves conceptualization, synthesis, characterization and utilization of polymers, dendrimers, organic/inorganic hybrid nanomaterials and engineered nanostructures for medical and materials applications.

Dr. Balogh specializes in the fields of organic synthesis, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer chemistry and materials science. He has a specific interest in nanoscience and nanotechnology including synthesis of multifunctional nanomateria

Dr. Balogh is a member of the American Chemical Society, the Materials Research Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Nanotechnology Panel at the American National Standa

Dr. Balogh is a member of several US Government Study Sections including NIH, EPA, and NSF. He is also a reviewer for the Department of Defense, the Petroleum Research Fund, and the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation. He serves on the revie

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Tom Baruch
Founder & Managing Director, Energy & Materials, CMEA Capital

Tom heads up CMEA Capital's energy & materials investments to include fuel cells, solar power generation and management, biofuels, and rechargeable batteries, among others. He engages in his passion for early-stage investments by serving as Chairman of the Board of materials and energy companies including: Codexis, Inc., CNano Technology, Intermolecular and Wildcat Discovery Technologies. Tom also currently serves on the boards of Biolight, Draths, Entropic Communications (ENTR), Exela, Luminus Devices and Solyndra.

Tom honed his early-stage investment skills beginning at the Battelle Development Corporation in the late 1960s and then at Exxon Corporation in the 1970s and early '80s. At Exxon, he managed investments and created several early-stage technology companies applying materials science and semiconductor-industry technologies such as Supertex (SUPX). Tom formed CMEA Capital with New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in 1989 after previously having founded and served as CEO of Microwave Technology, Inc., a supplier of gallium arsenide integrated circuits and value-added sub-systems.

Mr. Baruch holds a B.S. in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a J.D. from Capital University. He is a registered patent attorney and is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Board of Trustees of the Berkeley Institute for Synthetic Biology (BISB), the Board of Trustees of That Man May See Foundation and the Board of Trustees for UC San Diego's Dean's Leadership Council, the Division of Biological Sciences. Tom also serves as a board member of the Energy, Security, Innovation and Sustainability (ESIS) Initiative Steering Committee of the Council on Competitiveness.

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Michael J. Bowman
Chairman of the Board and President, Delaware Technology Park

Chairman of the Board and President of the Delaware Technology Park, a collaboration of State, University of Delaware and high technology industries such as advanced materials, life sciences and information technology.

Managing Partner and Board member of several high growth technology based companies and Chairman of Engineering Advisory Council at University of Delaware and Chairman of Digital Delaware.

From 1987-1997 served as Vice President & General Manager in DuPont for Advanced Materials and Systems, a one billion-dollar global business unit with 2500 employees. Prior to that held various professional and managerial roles in technical, marketing and manufacturing at E.I. DuPont. Managed global product lines in polymers and fibers including TEFLON, KEVLAR, NOMEX and all of DuPont's composite products and joint ventures.

Chemical Engineer from University of Cincinnati with MBA business/financial courses at Wharton and Columbia.

Residence in Wilmington, Delaware. Wife is Sandie and grown children are Jennifer and Christopher.

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Eric Burgeson
Vice President, BGR Holdings

Eric joined BGR Holding in 2006 after serving as the chief of staff at the Department of Energy and in several high-level positions in the White House. His experience provides him with unparalleled insight into how energy policy is developed and implemented in the legislative and executive arenas. Eric leads the firm's energy practice utilizing his domestic and international energy policy expertise and network of policy decision makers.

From April 2005 to October 2006 Eric worked as the Chief of Staff to the Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE) Samuel Bodman. As Chief of Staff, Eric orchestrated the day-to-day operations of the 100,000-employee agency, oversaw the Department's efforts with members of Congress and was the liaison between the Department and energy stakeholders. Eric also served as the senior counselor to Secretary Bodman, and c oordinated the development of energy policy within the Department and with the White House. In this capacity, Eric was instrumental in the development of President George W. Bush's Advanced Energy Initiative.

Prior to his work in the DOE, Eric served in the White House as Special Assistant to the President and Associate Director of the Office or Presidential Personnel from November 2004 to April 2005. In this role, Eric handled the appointments of the current Secretary of Energy, Sam Bodman, the current Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Johanns and the current Administrator of NASA, Mike Griffin and helped guide all three candidates through the Senate confirmation process. Eric was also responsible for political appointments at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and ten independent agencies.

Eric served as Deputy Chief of Staff and White House Liaison for the DOE from May 2004 to November 2004. In this role Eric oversaw the daily operations fo r the Office of the Secretary, including the vetting of potential appointees for placement at the Dep

From 2001 to 2004 Eric held a number of positions including Associate Director in the Office of Cabinet Affairs in the White House, Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of Energy and Senior Legislative Advisor in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Rene

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Michael Cameron
Staff Scientist, External Technology, Sherwin Williams Corp


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Vincent Caprio
Founder and Executive Director, New York NanoBusiness Alliance

Mr. Caprio is the founder and Executive Director New York NanoBusiness Alliance. Mr. Caprio is also Vice President of the national NanoBusiness Alliance and sits on the Alliance's Board of Directors, as well as the Board of Directors of the Emerging Industries Alliance of New York State. Mr. Caprio is one of the foremost advocates for government funding of nanotechnology at both the state and Federal levels. Mr. Caprio has testified before the state legislatures of New York and Connecticut, and has organized the NanoBusiness Alliance's public policy tour of Washington, D.C. for the past three years. Mr. Caprio is also a frequent speaker at domestic and international nanotechnology conferences, most recently addressing the Minatec Crossroads Conference in Grenoble, France and Quantum Dots 2006 in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Caprio has served as a consultant to leading nanotechnology research and advisory firm Lux Research, for its Lux Executive Summit in 2005 & 2006.

Mr. Caprio is a 20-year tradeshow and conference industry veteran with an impressive track record of launching events foc using on emerging technology markets. Mr. Caprio joined the NanoBusiness Alliance as event director in 2002, to steer the launch of the highly successful NanoBusiness event series as well as The Emerging Technologies Conference in association with MIT's Technology Review Magazine. Prior to joining the NanoBusiness Alliance, Mr. Caprio was Event Director for Red Herring Conferences, producing the company's Venture Market conferences and Annual Summit. His industry peers have formally recognized Mr. Caprio on several occasions for his talents in both tradeshow management and sales. Mr. Caprio was honored with two Pathfinder Awards for launching the New York Restaurant Show. In 2005, Mr. Caprio was nominated for the third year straight year for the prestigious Show Manager of the Year award. Mr. Caprio was named Sales Executive of the Year in 1994, while with Reed Exhibitions.

Mr. Caprio graduated from Villanova University in 1979 with a B.S in Accounting and completed a MBA from Northeastern in 1987. Mr . Caprio is a member of Villanova University's Financial Club and serves as an active member of Villanova's President Club and Leadership Council.

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Erli Chen
Director, Nanotechnology Licensing, Center for Technology Transfer, University of Pennsylvania

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Edward Cupoli
Head, Nanoeconomics Constellation, Professor of Nanoeconomics, State University of New York at Albany

Dr. Cupoli's research concentrates on the economic implications of, and economic forecasting for, nanotechnology, as well as the competitive position of the United States in the world economy. Dr. Cupoli initiated in-house econometric analysis and forecasting of national and state economies, state revenues and state spending for the New York State Assembly. In addition, Dr. Cupoli helped prepare legislation creating the Local Government Assistance Corporation to eliminate New York state's need for annual cashflow borrowing. Dr. Cupoli has developed legislation establishing a public annual Consensus Economic and Revenue Forecasting Conference. Dr. Cupoli has drafted a constitutional amendment to modernize state and local debt provisions. Dr. Cupoli advised on legislation to facilitate de regulation of the electric energy industry. In addition he helped to create the Economic Information and Research Function in the State Department of Economic Development.

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Dr. Jeffrey T. DePinto
Business Development Manager for Nanotechnology, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Jeff DePinto is Business Development Manager for nanotechnology at Air Products and Chemicals. Jeff began his career with Air Products in 1995, and has worked in a variety of cross-functional positions including R&D, Sales, and Business Development.

Jeff's current responsibilities include new business development efforts for Air Products in the area of nanotechnology and development and execution of Air Products' strategy for nanotechnology. This includes the development of strategic alliances, as well as coordination of commercial development activities for Air Products' internal development efforts in nanotechnology.

Prior to Air Products, Jeff received his Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison followed by post-doctoral work at MIT in Synthe tic Organic Chemistry.

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Roger Duncan, General Manager, Austin Energy

Roger Duncan is the General Manager of Austin Energy, the Municipal Utility for Austin, Texas. Austin Energy is the 9th largest public power utility in the country with 388,000 customers and serving a population of 880,000. The utility provides low-cost, reliable power and is nationally recognized for some of the most advanced and comprehensive energy efficiency and Green Building programs in the nation.

Roger Duncan has more than two decades of experience in City government including two terms as an Austin City Council Member from 1981 to 1985. He joined the utility in 1998 as Vice President for conservation, renewable and environmental policy. He was appointed Deputy General Manager in 2004. As Deputy General Manager, he managed Strategic Planning, Government Relations, On-site Generation, residential and commercial energy efficiency and Green Building. Prior to joining Austin Energy, Mr. Duncan was the Director of the Environmental Department for the City of Austin.

Roger serves on the Board of Directors of the Environmental and Energy Study Institute, the Electric Drive Transportation Association, the Public Sustainability Partnership and is on the Board of Trustees for the American Solar Energy Society. Business Week magazine recognized Mr. Duncan as one of the "Top 20 Individual Carbon Reducers" in the world.

Roger holds a B.A. degree with a major in Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin.

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Christopher Garvin
Partner, Terrapin Bright Green

Chris serves as a project lead for many of Terrapin's consulting engagements while also managing projects for Cook+Fox Architects, where he is a Senior Associate. His interests include high-performance design at both the building and community scale, zero energy communities, biomimicry, and water conservation. An integral contributor to Terrapin's development, he was named a Partner in 2008.

Complementing his work at Terrapin, Chris lectures frequently on sustainable design and has taught at the Pratt Institute's Center for Professional Practice since 2002. He also advises several organizations on sustainability issues, including the National Building Museum and the New York Academy of Sciences. He serves on the Board of Directors for the US Green Building Council - New York Chapter and on the Advisory Board for Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability. In addition, he is currently developing an exhibit on "Biomimicry and the Built Environment: lessons learned from Nature".

Chris began his career in Chicago, where he completed a postgraduate internship at Archeworks, a noted social design think tank. After working for three years in high-end residential design for Tigerman McCurry Architects, he moved to New York to pursue a growing interest in sustainable design. In 1999 he accepted a position at Croxton Collaborative, the highly-regarded firm responsible for redesigning the Audubon Society headquarters, at the time one of the greenest buildings in the country. While at Croxton, Chris developed an expertise in energy modeling, sustainable materials, and indoor environmental quality issues, and became increasingly active in the green building community, serving as Co-Chair of the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) for three years. He was named a Vice President at Croxton in 2005 and was awarded a two-ye ar national Fellowship with the Environmental Leadership Program in 2005-2006.

Chris received a Bachelor of Architecture degree with honors from Carnegie Mellon University, where he worked with noted professor Vivian Loftness and spent a year at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale in Lausanne, Switzerland. He became a Licensed Architec

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Charles Gassenheimer
Chief Executive Officer and a Director, Ener1 Group

Charles Gassenheimer is Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Ener1 Group. He oversees the firm's private equity division, which includes its portfolio companies, and Ener1 Group's expansion into asset management and merchant banking.

Prior to joining Ener1 Group, Mr. Gassenheimer was Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of both the Convertible Arbitrage Division and Private Investment Group of Satellite Asset Management, a hedge fund with approximately $6 billion in assets under management and offices in New York and London. Before joining Satellite, he was Portfolio Manager and head of the distressed securities investment group of Tribeca Investments, Ltd. Tribeca is the hedge fund division of Citigroup Global Investments. Prior to that he served as a Vice President at Credit Suisse First Boston where he wa s a senior credit analyst within the global convertible bond division and Investment Manager of a proprietary hedge fund focused on private investments in public equities. Throughout his career he has been responsible for sourcing, structuring and managing hundreds of debt and equity investments in both the private and public marketplaces.

Mr. Gassenheimer began his career with Coopers & Lybrand in the field of operational and financial turn-around management services. He graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Stanley Goos

Mr. Goos is a member of Harris Beach, PLLC, co-leader of the Nanotechnology Industry Team, and practices in the Mass Torts & Industry-Wide Litigation Practice Group and Medical & Life Sciences Industry Team. His practice concentrates in mass and toxic tort litigation involving multi-chemical exposures and products liability litigation. Mr. Goos defends claims of birth defects, cancer and neurological injuries utilizing the expert disciplines of epidemiology, toxicology, neurology, genetics, oncology, neuropsychology and the fields of industrial hygiene, modeling, ventilation, occupational medicine and odor biochemistry. Mr. Goos was named the defendants' co-liaison counsel for the personal injury claim cases brought by off-site workers after the World Trade Center terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001.

Mr. Goos has also worked on a number of construction labor law cases representing employers, subcontractors and general contractors in numerous construction accident cases. He has served in an advisory role to assist contractors with risk management and legal counsel as well.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Goos has been corporate counsel to small businesses and represented clients in commercial real estate matters.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Goos was an educator teaching in various private schools from 1981 to 1989. He presently coordinates the firm’s Continuing Legal Education program for the New York City office.

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Dr. Subhendu Guha
President and COO, United Solar Ovonic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices Inc.

Subhendu Guha is the President and Chief Operating Officer of United Solar Ovonic, leading manufacturer of thin film solar panels and systems. Dr. Guha is an international authority in the science and technology of amorphous silicon alloy solar cells, and has more than 200 publications and over 30 US patents to his credit. His work has received recognition from US Department of Energy (Bright Light Award), Popular Science Magazine (Best of what's new), and Discover Magazine (Best invention in the Environment Category). He was also the recipient of World Technology Award in the Energy category in 2005.

Dr. Guha was born and brought up at Calcutta. He studied at Presidency College with Physics major . After earning PhD from University of Calcutta he joined TIFR ( Tata Institute of Fundamental Research ) and started working on semiconductors. In 1974-1975, Guha did a year of post-doctoral training at the University of Sheffield in England. In 1982 , Guha left TIFR and joined ECD ( Energy Conversion Devices ) in USA. In 1990 he co-founded United Solar Systems, a joint venture company ECD and Canon Inc. of Japan to manufacture solar cells. The importance of Guha's innovation has already been recognized, not only by the U.S. Department of Energy, but by others who are concerned about environmental technologies. In 1996, the flexible solar shingles were named the "Best of What's New," receiving the Grand Award from Popular Science. In 1997, they were selected by a panel of environmental experts for Discover Magazine's Technology Innovation Award, which recognizes contributions that "improve the quality of our everyday life and alert us to what is next from the frontiers of human achievement and ingenuity."

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Alain Hanover
Partner, Navigator Technology Ventures

Mr. Hanover has over 30 years of experience in venture capital, executive management, software development, and engineering. He has served as CEO for over 15 years at InCert and Viewlogic, as well as being an early stage investor or advisor in over 20 private companies. He also co-founded CommonAngels, Boston's leading Angel Investor group.

Most recently, he served as Managing Partner of Main Street Partners, a seed-stage, venture capital firm, where he helped launch five start-ups: IPVision, SemiDAQ, Bitpipe, ShieldIP and Saoirse. Previously, he co-founded InCert Software Corporation and led the company as President and CEO from 1997-2000. In 1984 Hanover co-founded and served as President, CEO, and Chairman of Viewlogic Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company, took it public in 1991, and grew it to $150M in sales w hen it was sold to Synopsys in 1997. He was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1993.

In the early 80's, Hanover managed VLSI Advanced Development for Digital Equipment Corporation. Hanover began his professional career in the 70's as an early employee at the start-up Xylogics, later acquired by Dymo Graphics and subsequently by Itek. He spent one year prior to that as a technical staff member of MIT's Lincoln Laboratory.

He currently serves on several corporate and non-profit boards of directors, including Actuality Systems, Inc.; FQS International, Inc.; Sionex Corporation; Tizor Systems, Inc.; HistoRx, Inc.; RenalWorks Medical Corporation; Applix, Inc. of Westborough; t

Hanover holds B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and mathematics from MIT; an M.S. in applied math from Harvard University; and an OPM program degree from the Harvard Business School.

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Jack D. Hidary
Founder, Jack D. Hidary Foundation

Jack D. Hidary has built his career as an entrepreneur in the finance and technology sectors. Most recently, Hidary co-founded Vista Research in 2001 as an independent financial research company serving institutional investors. Jack sold Vista to the Standard & Poor's division of McGraw-Hill in April of 2005.

Prior to founding Vista Research, Hidary co-founded and served as President and CEO of EarthWeb. During this time he raised three private rounds of equity and completed a record breaking initial public offering. Under Hidary's leadership, EarthWeb earned the prestigious Business Week Info Tech 100 award as the third fastest growing IT Company.

Committed to community and philanthropic causes, Hidary has received several industry and community awards as well as being recognized as a Global Leader of Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum , Davos. Hidary is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Young Leadership Fellow of the National Committee on China-US Relations and a member of YPO.

He currently sits on the Board of Directors at TrickleUp , a microenterprise non-profit that helps low-income people start small businesses, and is a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission . He is also a member of the steering committee of the Association for a Better NY and is a partner of the Partnership for NYC .

Hidary studied philosophy and neuroscience at Columbia University and was then awarded a Stanley Fellowship in Clinical Neuroscience at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Under the fellowship, Hidary conducted research in functional neuroimaging using techniques such as positron emission tomography (PET) and functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to study brain and disease states.

Hidary is an active pri vate investor and a limited partner of Redpoint Ventures and the Prism Fund. A frequent keynote speaker, Hidary has presented at venues including the business schools at Yale, Harvard and Columbia.

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Andrew T. Hunt
Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, nGimat

Andrew T. Hunt, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, founder of nGimat, and inventor of the Nanomiser$reg; device and patented CCVD technology. Since starting in a one-man office, Dr. Hunt has attracted multi-million dollar strategic alliances formed on the strength of nGimat's technology, built research partnerships with over thirty industry-leading companies and many government agencies, and completed 5 international industrial licenses to grow nGimat technology usage. Additionally, Dr. Hunt has published materials related efforts as two book chapters and over twenty scientific papers, and has several dozen patents issued or pending as a result of his work at nGimat. Dr. Hunt received his B.S. from Auburn (Geology), Masters Degree in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines and his Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engin eering from Georgia Tech in 1993. He is associated with Georgia Tech through membership in the Hill Society and Academy of Distinguished Engineering Alumni, chairman of the external advisory to the school of Materials Science & Engineering, Trustee of the Alumni Association, and a member of the College of Engineering advisory board. He was a 2002 invited attendee of the National Academy of Engineering 's Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) and the 2005 German-American FOE.

nGimat Co. is a cost-effective manufacturer and innovator of engineered nanomaterials in the following areas: nanopowders, thin films and devices. nGimat's Combustion Chemical Vapor Deposition (CCVD) and NanoSpraySM Processes along with its Nanomiser® Device enable synthesis of nanoparticles and thin films. These processes are easily scalable, thereby enabling low-cost production of engineering materials with controlled composition, size, and morphology. nGimat's product development, sales and licensing is focused in four target mark ets: 1) nanopowders and process, 2) barrier coatings, 3) electronic and optical coatings and devices, and 4) RF wireless components. nGimat offers its commercial customers product sales, license arrangements, and R&D services. nGimat also has an active program of government development grants from agencies such as the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense (Navy, Army, Air Force and Missile Defense Agency), the National Institute of Health, the Environmental Protection Agency, and NASA. The CCVD and NanoSpraySM Processes, along with the Nanomiser® Device, for nanopowders and coatings, were invented by nGimat's founder, Dr. Andrew Hunt. nGimat has more than 30 issued U.S. patents and, numerous foreign patents and multiple patent applications covering its raw materials, processes, equipment, composition of matter, intermediate products and final products. For more information, please visit www.ngimat.com.

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Congressman Steve Israel
(D - NY 2nd District)

Congressman Steve Israel represents New York's 2nd Congressional District, which includes the Long Island towns of Huntington, Babylon, Islip, Smithtown and Oyster Bay. Israel serves on the House Appropriations Committee - one of the most powerful committees in Congress; and previously served on the House Armed Services Committee and Financial Services Committee. He is considered a legislative leader on the issues of energy security, professional military education and prescription drug safety. He was first elected in 2000 and is now serving his 4th term in the House.

  • Rep. Israel's leadership positions include:
  • Member, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water
  • Member, House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs
  • Assistant Democratic Whip

  • Co-chair and founder of the House Center Aisle Caucus
  • Co-chair, House Cancer Caucus
  • Co-chair, Long Island Sound Caucus
  • Chair, House Democratic Caucus Task Force On Defense and the Military
  • Co-chair, House Democratic Study Group on National Security Policy>

In 2005, Israel formed the House Center Aisle Caucus -- a group of nearly 50 House Democrats and Republicans working to establish a respectful dialogue on contentious issues instead of partisan attacks and insults. As Israel said in creating the Caucus: "Democrats and Republicans may disagree on 75% of the issues. But if we agree and implement the remaining 25%, the country is 100% better off than before." The Caucus is supported by former Democratic House Speaker Tom Foley and Republican Leader Robert Michel.

Rep. Israel lives in Dix Hills with his wife, Suffolk County Family Court Judge Marlene Budd. He has two daughters, and a miniature schnauzer named Max.

Energy Security Highlights
As a Member of the House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Energy and Water, Israel is leading Congress in funding renewable and advanced technology initiatives to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. A former member of the House Armed Services Committee, Israel has argued that every military challenge we face now and in the near future is impacted by our vulnerability to foreign oil. Israel's "Next Generation Energy Security Plan" replaces thirty years of back-steps, missteps and small steps on energy with one giant leap towards energy independence. Israel's plan is a "man-on-the-moon" federal commitment to catalyze the private sector to research, develop and produce "clean energy" technologies. A tireless advocate for energy efficiency and renewable energy funding at the Department of Energy, Congressman Israel serves as congressional vice-chair on the board of the Alliance to Save Energy.

  • National Security Highlights
  • Recognizing Israel's expertise on national security issues, the House Democratic leadership tapped him to serve on the House Armed Services Committee in the 108th and 109th Congress. Israel was one of only two New York Members of the Committee and the only New York Democrat.
  • Chairman, House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Defense & The Military -- the official Democratic Caucus task force on national security issues.
  • Founder and Co-chairman, House Democratic Study Group on National Security Policy -- a group of House Democrats pursuing innovative new foreign policy and national security approaches for 21st century challenges.
  • Recognized as a congressional leader on reforming the education and training of military personnel to emphasize linguistics, cultural awareness, regional expertise, military history, demographics and more. Israel's leadership resulted in the addition of several important amendments on military education to the 2007 Defense Authorization Bill.
  • Health and The Environment Highlights
  • In 2006, Israel was an original cosponsor and passed the Long Island Sound Stewardship Act, which authorizes $100 million over 4 years in funds to protect and preserve critical environmental areas near the Long Island Sound.
  • Co-chair, House Cancer Caucus -- a group of 99 House Members working to improve US policy on research, treatment and eradication of cancer deaths and illness.
  • Co-chair, Long Island Sound Caucus -- a bipartisan group of House Members supporting efforts to improve the ecology and economy of Long Island Sound communities.
  • Sponsored and passed the "Save Our Women from Ovarian Cancer Act" -- a bill supporting accelerated federal testing of new technologies to detect and diagnose ovarian cancer.
  • Israel is leading efforts in Congress to accelerate health information technologies which improve the quality of care and reduce costs.
  • 100 percent voting record by the League of Conservation Voters in 108th Congress.
  • Education Highlights
  • The father of two daughters - both in college - Israel has sponsored major legislation to provide a $5,000 tax credit per student, per year for higher education expenses.
  • Sponsor of legislation to create federally-matched Lifetime Education Savings Accounts. Israel has visited over 100 schools in his congressional district since his election in 2000.
  • Center Aisle Caucus
  • Rep Israel co-chairs the House Center Aisle Caucus - a group of nearly 50 House Democrats and Republicans working to establish a respectful dialogue on contentious issues instead of partisan attacks and insults.
  • The Caucus is seeking common ground on a diverse range of issues, including energy independence and health care. As Israel said in creating the Caucus: "Democrats and Republicans may disagree on 75% of the issues. But if we agree and implement the remaining 25%, the country is 100% better off than before."
  • The Caucus is supported by former Democratic House Speaker Tom Foley and Republican Leader Robert Michel.
  • Years of Service
  • First term: 2001-2002 (107th Congress)
  • Second term: 2003-2004 (108th Congress)
  • Third term: 2005-2006 (109th Congress)
  • Fourth term: 2007-2008 (110th Congress)

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Doug Jamison
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group, Inc

Doug Jamison is President , Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Harris & Harris Group, Inc., a publicly traded venture capital company listed on the Nasdaq under the ticker TINY. Harris & Harris Group focuses solely in making initial investments in "tiny" technologies, which it defines as MEMS, Microsystems, and nanotechnology.
Prior to joining Harris & Harris Group, he was a Sr. Technology Manager in the University of Utah Technology Transfer Office. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College (B.A., 1992) and the University of Utah (M.S., 1999). He is a Director of Harris & Harris Enterprises, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris & Harris Group, Inc. He is a Director of four private Harris & Harris Group portfolio companies, Chlorogen, Inc., Ev olved Nanomaterial Sciences, Inc., NanoOpto Corporation and Nextreme Thermal Solutions. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Nanotechnology Law & Business; Co-Chair of the Advisory Board, Converging Technology Bar Association; a member of the Advisory Board of MIT's Deshpande Center IdeaStream and a member of the Advisory Board, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative Nanotechnology Venture Forum. His professional societies include the Association of University Technology Managers, for which he serves on its Survey Statistics and Metrics Committee.
Additionally, he has contributed significantly to many cultural, medial and educational organizations, both in the United States and Israel.
A graduate of Columbia University and its School of Law, Krueger is a recipient of its distinguished John Jay Award and holds an Honorary Doctorate from the Hebrew University of J

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Dr. Kattesh Katti
Professor of Radiology & Physics, University of Missouri

On March 20 2008, the Missouri House Representatives awarded Dr. Kattesh V. Katti the coveted 'Outstanding Missourian' award for his work in cancer research, Nanomedicine and Green Nanotechnology. Dr. Katti has recently discovered how to make gold nanoparticles using gold salts, soybeans and water - research that has garnered worldwide attention and could have applications in several disciplines. Rep. Ed Robb (R-Columbia) and House Speaker Pro Tem Bryan Pratt (R-Blue Springs) recognized Dr. Katti with the award before the House of Representatives. The award is presented as "acknowledgment of the most accomplished citizens of the state of Missouri" for making an "outstanding contribution to the state or nation."
Dr. Katti has been selected to receive the coveted '2007 Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Fellows Award' by the Academy of Science of St. Louis. The Academy's literature called it "a rare feat to be distinguished in all of these fields simultaneously" and praised Katti's discoveries in the development of gold and silver nanoparticles for applications in nanomedicine.
Dr. Kattesh V. Katti's Nanomedicine research has been cited by the President of India in his Inaugural Speech at the Global Nanoscience Initiatives on March 16 2006 in New Delhi, India.

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Amit Kumar, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer & President, Combimatrix

Dr. Kumar has been President and CEO since September 2001. He has been a Director since September 2000. Previously, Dr. Kumar was Vice President of Life Sciences of Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ: ACRI). From January 1999 to February 2000, Dr. Kumar was the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of Signature BioSciences, Inc., a life science company developing technology for advanced research in genomics, proteomics and drug discovery. From January 1998 to December 1999, Dr. Kumar was an Entrepreneur in Residence with Oak Investment Partners, a venture capital firm. From October 1996 to January 1998, Dr. Kumar was a Senior Manager at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., a biotechnology company. From October 1993 to September 1996, Dr. Kumar was Head of Research & Development for Idetek Corporation, which was later acquired by Idexx Laborat ories, Inc. Dr. Kumar received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Occidental College. After joint studies at Stanford University and the California Institute of Technology, he received his Ph.D. from Caltech in 1991. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University in 1993.

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Philip Lippel

Philip Lippel is an expert consultant on both the science and policy behind innovative nanotechnology, with experience in government, industry, and academia.

As a senior policy analyst at the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, Dr. Lippel provided top level scientific support to the director; helped to keep Congress, the public, and other interested parties up to date on federally funded nanotechnology research and development; and liaised with companies, NGOs, and state agencies interested in nanotechnology commercialization. He served as a U.S. delegate to the Working Party on Nanotechnology at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and was the founding Executive Secretary for two working groups of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council.

As a AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Science Foundation, he worked on a variety of science communication and policy issues?including nanotechnology and science education?in NSF's Office of Legislative and Public Affairs.

Dr. Lippel also built scanning tunneling microscopes (STMs) and used them for nanotechnology research (at the IBM Almaden Research Center and as a faculty member in the Physics Department of the University of Texas at Arlington); founded and served as President of L Cubed Consulting, which developed educational uses of STMs with support from NSF's Small Business Innovation Research Program; and was a Member of Technical Staff at Agilent Technologies, where he designed network test equipment and was active with telecommunications standards groups.

He received an A.B. in Physics and in Theatre from Williams College, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from Brandeis University.

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Kevin D. Maloney
President, CEO, Co-Founder & Director, QuantumSphere Inc.

Mr. Maloney has a long-standing history of starting, building and scaling successful businesses. Mr. Maloney's seasoned investment, managerial, sales and marketing experience has significantly contributed to QuantumSphere's global exposure and rapid business growth over the last four years. Prior to co-founding QuantumSphere, Mr. Maloney was Vice President of Institutional Sales/Marketing at First American Corp.'s (NYSE: FAF) Capital Management Division, an institutional investment advisory firm that services endowment funds, foundations and pension plans. Previously, Mr. Maloney served as a Compliance Officer and Registered Principal at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO). Mr. Maloney has been involved with five start-ups over the last 13 years. He has raised funds for numerous private equity placements and held NAS D Series 7, 26, 63 and 65 securities licenses. Mr. Maloney is an instructor for Loyola Marymount University's Nanotechnology Certificate Program and a frequent panelist at various industry conferences. Mr. Maloney has been awarded two U.S. patents and earned his B.A. from the University of California, Irvine and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University

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Jeff Marshall
President, CEO and Director, Green Earth Technologies Inc.

Mr. Marshall has worked with high growth technology companies for over 30 years. His experience has come from working with leading technology companies in marketing, brand development, financings, and technology development. Mr. Marshall has worked with companies such as QuantumClean, Insoft, Netscape, Network Equipment Technologies, Puresoft, Remedy, Synoptics, and Wellfleet. In addition, he has been involved with financings and advisory work for Ascend Technology Acquisition Inc. (ATAC), TransIndia Health Care, Transforma Technology, Intermedia Communications, LCI International, MFS Communications, MTEL, Xyplex, and Qualcomm. Some of the most notable companies he has investedin as a top Venture Capitalist in the past have been Foundry Networks, Inc. (FDRY), DynamicSoft Inc. now (CSCO), Internet Devices Inc. now (Alcatel), Q tera Inc. now (NT), Berkeley Networks, Inc. (MONI), Sonoma Systems, Inc. now (NT), IPIVOT, Inc. now (INTC), CBeyond Communications, Inc.(CBEY) and Axsun Technologies, Inc. He also initiated and advised the Nortel acquisition of Bay Networks for $7 Billion.
Mr. Marshall most recently served as Managing Partner of CRT Private Equity, the private equity investment arm of CRT Capital Group. Prior to CRT Private Equity, he was Senior Managing Partner at VantagePoint Venture Partners with over $3.5 Billion under management and 4 technology investment funds. Prior to VantagePoint, Mr. Marshall spent 11 years at Bear Stearns Co., directing the company's technology strategies, as Senior Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer and Head of the Communications Technologies Group (CTG). He also worked with the Corporate Finance and Technology Group while at Bear Stearns on IPO's, M&A, and Strategic Advisory business with clients in the technology arena. He was the firm's primary venture capital interface a nd was an advisor to many of the top tier venture capital firms in the country. Mr. Marshall has had extensive working relationships with many of the top growth equity companies in the country. Prior to Bear Stearns, Mr. Marshall spent 10 years at MCI Communications, Inc. during its initial high growth years in the late 70's where the company doubled revenues year over year to over $4.5 Billion in revenues by 1986.
Mr. Marshall was a member of the board of directors of the Securities Industry Association Technology Committee. He is a graduate of New York University in Finance and Computer Applications and Information Systems (B.S.), and the Harvard Management Program in Strategic Technology and Business Development.

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Kevin M. McGovern
Chairman and CEO, McGovern Capital LLC

Kevin M. McGovern, has served as Chairman and CEO of McGovern Capital LLC, since April 2000 which provides Intellectual Property Rights strategy and originates, structures, and implements capital formation, joint ventures, and business alliances. Mr. McGovern has also served as the chairman of Greenwich Alliances, Ltd., since January 1997 which specializes in the formulation and negotiation of strategic alliances and has participated in over 20 business alliances worldwide. He has been the owner and managing partner of the law firm McGovern & Associates since January 1983, located in New York, New York. The firm specializes in corporate law, with an emphasis on emerging businesses, merger and acquisitions, venture capital, patent enforcement, and research and development financings. Mr. McGovern is a founder and/or key shareholder in over 20 companies, and five of the companies he co-founded or in which he is a key participant - all based on proprietary technologies - are currently leaders in their respective industry's product categories. These companies include SOBE Beverages (nutraceutical leader sold to Pepsi); TriStrata, the worldwide owner of all Intellectual Property to Alpha Hydroxy Acids comprising the single most successful technology in skin care history and KX Industries, the world leader in consumer carbon, water and air filters. He has also served as the Co-Chairman of Angstrom Publishing which publishes with Forbes worldwide 'The Forbes/Wolfe Nanotech Report' since 2002. He formerly served on the Board of the Sports Authority (NYSE) (Exec, Audit and Comp committees) and Nobel Education Learning Communities, Inc. (NYSE). Mr. McGovern has served on Cornell University's Board of Trustees since July 2001 and has served as Co-Chairman of the Technology/IP Committee since July 2006. He also currently teaches at the Cornell/Johns on graduate business school, a course entitled 'Global Innovation and Commercialization'. Mr. McGovern received his A.B. from Cornell University in 1970 and his JD in 1975 St. John's University School of Law.

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Dr. Bernard S. Meyerson
Vice President for Strategic Alliance and Chief Technologist, IBM Systems and Technology Group

Dr. Meyerson became chief technologist of IBM's Technology Group in 2001, and in 2003, he assumed operational responsibility for IBM's Semiconductor Technology Research and Development as head of the SRDC (Semiconductor Research and Development Center). In that role he led the world's largest semiconductor development consortium, members of which include Sony, Toshiba, AMD, Samsung, Chartered Semiconductor, and Infineon. In December 2005, he was appointed to the position of vice president of Strategic Alliances and CTO of IBM's System Technology Group.

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F. Mark Modzelewski
Co-Founder, NanoBusiness Alliance and Vice President of Strategic Opportunities, NanoDynamics

F. Mark Modzelewski joined us in May 2005 as our Vice President of Strategic Opportunities. In 2004, he co-founded Lux Research, a research and advisory firm focusing on nanotechnology. In 2003, he founded The Benet Group, a private equity firm focused on developing early stage, bio-nanotechnology companies. In 2001, he founded the NanoBusiness Alliance, the first nanotechnology trade association, and continues to serve as its Executive Chairman. Prior to the formation of the Alliance, Mr. Modzelewski served as Vice President, Business Development for Opion, a surveillance and marketing technology company, Director of Niehaus, Ryan & Wong, New York, and an account leader at Golin/Harris International. He is currently a member of the Nanotechnology Technical Advisory Group to the Presi dent's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, and previously served as a special assistant to Secretary Cisneros (HUD) and Secretary Glickman (USDA) during the Clinton administration. Mr. Modzelewski is a graduate of Boston University and received a J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law.

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Michael Moynihan
Director, NDN Project Green New Democrat Network

NDN's Green Project Director Michael Moynihan is currently a William Bowen Merit Fellow at The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and on the faculty of New York University's Real Estate Institute. In 1999, Mr. Moynihan founded the first Internet video sharing community and Web site, AlwaysonTV, pioneering such innovations as personal video channels and video greetings. From 1996 to 1999, he served in the Clinton Administration in which he held the Internet portfolio and advised Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers as Senior Advisor for Electronic Commerce. While in the Clinton Administration, he led successful efforts to pass the Internet Tax Freedom Act, helped negotiate e-commerce agreements on payments, taxation and other issues with the European Union and Japan and oversaw t he e-commerce efforts of Treasury's 140,000 employees. Prior to assuming the Internet portfolio, he advised Secretaries Rubin and Summers on a variety of other issues including managing debt crises, reforming the global financial architecture, balancing the budget and modernizing the IRS.

Mr. Moynihan has been a fellow of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and was the Robert C. Seamans Fellow in Technology and Public Policy at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He holds degrees from Columbia and Harvard and is currently a PhD candidate at Princeton.

Mr. Moynihan is the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Coming American Renaissance (Simon & Schuster) and other books. His forthcoming book, Mankind Unbound: The History of Freedom (Palgrave-McMillan) is scheduled for publication in 2009. His writing has appeared in Harper's, The New York Times, The Washington Post and other publications. He also is the author of two original papers for NDN, Sola r Energy: The Case for Action (August 2008) and Investing in Our Common Future: U.S. Infrastructure (November 2007).

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Sean Murdock
Executive Director, Nanobusiness Alliance

Prior to becoming the Executive Director of the NanoBusiness Alliance, he was the Executive Director and a founding board member of AtomWorks, an initiative formed to foster nanotechnology in Illinois and more broadly throughout the Midwest.

Sean has established himself as a leading thinker in the areas of nanotechnology commercialization and economic development. He has delivered keynote speeches on the commercialization of nanotechnology at several nanotechnology conferences, and served as co-chair for the commercialization focused NanoCommerce 2003 conference and trade show. Sean has been quoted extensively on the subject in many leading publications including Fortune, The Economist, the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Small Times.

Sean has been very active in nanotechnology trade and economic development issues. He helped to organize and execute the first Nanotechnology Trade Mission to Europe in conjunction with the NanoBusiness Alliance and the U.S. Department of Commerce. He has also been engaged with senior officials of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Technology Administration on the potential impact of export control issues on nanotechnology development and commercialization.

Prior to founding AtomWorks and serving as the Executive Director of the NanoBusiness Alliance, Sean had more than 7 years experience in management consulting, most recently as Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company. Sean served a variety of Fortune

Sean received his Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Engineering Management from Northwestern University. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Notre Dame.

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Dr. David J. Palmer
Head, Department of Engineering, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Dr. David J. Palmer is currently the Head of the Department of Engineering. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Assistant Superintendent for Academic Affairs (Assistant Academic Dean) and an Associate Professor of Engineering at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, one of the five federal academies. He earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Engineering Systems from the United States Merchant Marine Academy; a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Brooklyn Polytechnic University and a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, from Polytechnic University, concentrating in Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer and Engineering Management. His dissertation entitled A Combined Gas Cooled Nuclear Reactor and Fuel Cell Cycle dealt with a combined cycle marine engineering propulsion system which allowed him to further specialize in marine engineering, gas cooled nuclear reactors and solid oxide fuel cells.

Dr. Palmer is also a graduate of the United States Navy's Nuclear Power Program, where he was certified as an Engineering Officer of the Watch, Nuclear Plant Engineer and senior Engineering Duty Officer. Dr. Palmer used these certifications during his employment with General Electric's Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory where he had the responsibility of training and certifying Navy personnel in the operation of Nuclear Power for our nation's submarines and aircraft carriers. His position as Nuclear Engineering Officer of the Watch and Nuclear Plant Engineer permitted him not only to be a member on the watch team operating a nuclear reactor and an entire marine propulsion plant, but also to lead as the senior member of the team with overall responsibility of overseeing the nuclear reactor and marine propulsion plant.

At the Academy, Professor Palmer held many responsibilities within the Academic Di vision in areas such as the budget, strategic planning, United States Coast Guard, Middle States, STCW and Academic Review Boards. He participated and assisted in several Middle States, STCW and ABET audits and was a key player in a major reengineering effort to convert the Academy's curriculum from a quarter to a tri-semester system. Further, he lead an ongoing budget plan to refurbish and upgrade the Academy's many laboratories, simulators and classrooms to meet the needs and standards of the 21st century.

Dr. Palmer is a Commander in the United States Navy Reserve where he held several positions in the Selective Reserve with the Naval Control and Guidance of Shipping. He is currently a Commander in the Merchant Marine Individual Ready Reserve and holds a current STCW-95 United States Coast Guard Engineer's license. Further, he is on the Board of Directors for the Global Maritime and Transportation School and is an active member on many other committees throughout the academy including the Academi c Board, Strategic Planning Committee, Master Plan Committee and the STCW Committee.

Professor Palmer is a recipient of the MARAD Star for Extraordinary Contribution and the Federal Executive Board Employee of the Year Award. Dr. Palmer and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of three children, Marisa Ann, Allison Nicole, and Scott David. They reside on Long Island.

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Brad Pietras
Director of Nanotechnology Programs, Lockheed Martin

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David Pollack
Chief Executive Officer, MMFX Technologies Corporation

For the majority of his successful 25-year career in corporate and securities finance, Mr. Pollack has raised capital for a wide variety of companies. He has been an approved mortgage broker/banker or loan originator for more than 100 financial institutions, including some of the largest in the nation. Mr. Pollack has contributed to the ongoing success of MMFX by playing an integral role in securing more than $60 million equity capital. Additionally, Mr. Pollack closed a $55 million institutional financing round in the second half of 2008, proving as one of the largest financial nanotechnology transactions of its kind.

His wide range of financial, underwriting, capital-raising, and corporate start-up experience has been the foundation for meeting the financial needs of MMFX. Mr. Pollack has also been instrumental in expandin g and securing the intellectual property of MMFX through the filing of seven United States patents and over 200 foreign applications. He plays a key role in implementing the technology's commercialization from steel production to product specification and market acceptance.

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Leonard Poveromo
Director of Technology Development AEW/EW, Northrop Grumman

Leonard Poveromo is currently the Director of Technology Development for Northrop Grumman's AEW/EW business area. Mr. Poveromo has held leadership positions in the Advanced Composite community throughout his 35-year career. His technical contributions and involvement with professional societies have been significant to the Advanced Composites industry whose evolution his career has paralleled. He currently is a fellow of SAMPE, a member of the Editorial Review Board of the SAMPE Quarterly Magazine, and a member of SCRA's Technical Advisory Board. He has authored over 30 technical papers, holds several patents, was awarded SPI's 'Centerpoise Award', and was past Program and General Chairman of SAMPE's National Technical Conference and the Carbon Fiber Conferences.

Mr. Poveromo has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering f rom Lehigh University and an MBA from Hofstra University.

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Leon Radomsky
Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Leon Radomsky is a partner and chair of Foley & Lardner's Nanotechnology Industry Team. He is a member of the firm's Chemical & Pharmaceutical and Electronics Practices and the Emerging Technologies and Energy Industry Teams. Mr. Radomsky focuses on strategic client counseling, IP due diligence and agreements, opinions and all phases of U.S. and international patent portfolio development, including patent application drafting, prosecution, appeals, reissues and reexaminations in the areas of nanotechnology, semiconductor devices and processing, materials science, solar cells and fuel cells.

Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Radomsky worked as a patent examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he examined patent applications in semiconductor device processing and developed a broad knowledge of semiconductor device and liquid cryst al display fabrication technologies. Prior to that, he was a doctoral research assistant and teaching assistant at Columbia University, where he gained expertise in semiconductor physics and testing, metallurgy and electronic materials processing.

Mr. Radomsky was recognized in the Legal 500 US: Volume II: Intellectual Property, Media, Technology, and Telecom 2007 Guide as a top attorney for patent prosecution. He has also been named one of the Top Ten Intellectual Property Lawyers Influencing Nanotechnology by Nanotechnology Law & Business.

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Morris Reid
managing director, BGR Holdings

Morris L. Reid has worked with high-profile individuals, government officials and corporate executives in the successful resolution of complex and high-level political and corporate issues for more than 15 years.

As Managing Director of Westin Rinehart, a Washington, D.C.-based full-service public and government affairs firm, Reid fostered business development programs and specializing in launching partnerships that meld brand building, coalition advocacy and effective public affairs/issue management. Previously, Mr. Reid served as a Clinton administration senior staff aide to the late Commerce Secretary Ronald Brown and Housing Secretary Andrew Cuomo and was director of Vice President Al Gore's office at the 1996 Democratic Convention and Deputy Director of Vice Presidential Operation for Clinton/Gore '96. Mr. Reid is an expert political and business marketing commentator for CNBC and MSNBC, and has appeared in leading newspapers and magazines including the New York Times, USA Today, Details and Forbes.

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William Reinisch

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Dr. Scott Rickert
President, CEO & Co-Founder, Nanofilm

Dr. Rickert is one of Nanofilm's original founders. He was responsible for the original concepts that launched Nanofilm into the nanotechnology arena. Dr. Rickert was instrumental in the development of the company's first coating called "Clarity" and continues to set the vision for the company's R&D team. Dr. Rickert brings a depth of research expertise to the company from his strong academic background; he was a Professor at Case Western Reserve University from 1980 to 1987. He holds a B.S. from Cornell University and a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University. He currently holds positions on a number of key industry groups, including the Global Advisory Board of the NanoBusiness Alliance. Dr. Rickert frequently lectures and writes on topics in the field.

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Jeffrey Rosedale
Head of Nanotechnology & Cleantech Practice, Woodcock & Washburn LLP

Jeff Rosedale is co-chair of both of Woodcock Washburn's nanotechnology and clean-technology patent prosecution and client counseling practice groups. In addition to serving his nanotech and clean-tech clients, Jeff speaks about intellectual property at universities and at nanotech specific industry conferences. He's an active member of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Offices' "Nanotechnology Customer Partnership" and the Nanotechnology subcommittee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association. He's been the session chair and co-organizer of nanotech specific panels for the 2005 and 2006 national meetings of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), and has spoken at the 2005 Pennsylvania Business of Nanotechnology meetings in Pittsburgh, PA. Jeff is also a co-organizer of the conference on "Commerci alizing Nanotechnology in Energy Conversion and Storage"; held in November 2005 under the auspices of the New Jersey Technology Council and the Greater Garden State Nanotechnology Alliance. Jeff Rosedale has come by his proficiency in patent law in a variety of ways. His legal knowledge was enhanced by working as in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 specialty materials manufacturer. His business acumen was sharpened with a certificate in business management from the Wharton School. And his scientific background and fascination with technology is extensive.

Jeff has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, and has coauthored 18 research articles in a number of international peer-reviewed journals. One of Jeff's papers, cited more than 250 times, was characterized in Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science as "the single paper with the largest impact in the field of block copolymer melt rheology." Culminating in the issuance of four U.S. patents, Jeff's research work - which he began in the mid-1980s a t AT&T Bell Laboratories - continues to be referenced today by numerous researchers, many of whom are in the field of nanotechnology.

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George M. Scalise
President, Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)

George M. Scalise is president of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), where he directs a staff focused on International Trade & Government Affairs, Workforce, Technology, Environmental Safety & Health, and Communications.

Mr. Scalise came to the SIA from Apple Computer, where he served as executive vice president of operations. Prior to that, he held executive management positions at National Semiconductor, Maxtor Corporation, Advanced Micro Devices, Fairchild Semiconductor and Motorola Semiconductor.

A graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, Mr. Scalise is a highly respected technology industry spokesperson with special interest and expertise in technology, international trade, and competition issues. He was a founding member of the Semiconductor Research C orporation, an industry-funded organization that provides resources for pre-competitive semiconductor research at American universities.

Mr. Scalise currently serves on President George W. Bush's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology as well as numerous boards, including Cadence Design Systems, Intermolecular, and iSuppli Corporation. He has also served as chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and been on the boards of SEMATECH, Semiconductor Research Corporation, the Bay Area Economic Forum, Dubai Silicon Oasis, and he was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations Economic Task Force on Japan. He participates on advisory committees at the College of Engineering at Purdue University and is a member of the California Council on Science and Technology Fellows Program. He served on the advisory committees at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University and the School of Engineering at the University of Southern California. He was named a Distinguished Engineering Al umnus of Purdue University in 2002. He also chaired the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, U.S. Department of Energy.

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Peter F. Stewart
Attorney, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

Peter Stewart is an attorney in the corporate department of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP and is one of the leaders of its Nanotechnology Practice Group. His current nanotechnology clients include pSivida Limited, AION Diagnostics and Atomate Corporation. He has broad experience representing both public and private technology companies in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, intellectual property and commercial matters. He has guided clients through numerous initial public offerings, venture capital and other financings, strategic alliances, joint ventures, acquisitions, spin-offs and technology licenses. Before joining Curtis, Mr. Stewart was a senior political advisor to Steve Westly, California's State Controller. Prior to that, he served as general counsel to several Silicon Valley startups and was an associate at the law firms of Wilson Sonsini in Palo Alto and Skadden Arps in New York. Mr. Stewart earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law and has an undergraduate engineering degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is admitted to practice law in New York, California and Massachusetts.

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Christopher Tagge
President, Innovative Construction & Building Materials

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Timothy N. Tangredi
President & CEO, Dais Analytic

Timothy N. Tangredi, President & CEO of Dais Analytic (DLYT:OB) Dais is a revenue producing nano-materials company focused on energy and water applications. Mr. Tangredi joined the Company in 1996, and was appointed a member of our Board of Directors, and President/CEO in 1997. Earlier in his career, Mr. Tangredi worked for AT&T, as a member of the Leadership Continuity Program, working in technical marketing, network operations, and project management. In 1999 and 2000, respectively, Mr. Tangredi initiated and executed the strategic purchases of two companies (Analytic Power and American Fuel Cell Corporation). In 2001 Tim was instrumental in creating joint ventures with LG in S. Korea, and E.ON in Hamburg, Germany. In 2002 Mr. Tangredi initiated and completed the strategic sale of assets to Chevron. Tim has raised over $15M for Dais in equity, deb t, and technology Licenses, has overseen the scale, introduction and growth of the Company's first commercial product, and most recently lead the effort to list Dais on the OTC:BB exchange. Mr. Tangredi earned his BS - Finance from Siena College, and his MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a founder and a member of the Board of Directors of Aegis BioSciences, LLC ("Aegis"). Aegis, created in 1995, is a licensee of the Dais's nano-structured intellectual property and materials in the biomedical and healthcare fields. Mr. Tangredi holds three US Patents.

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Nathan Tinker, PhD
Founder, NanoBusiness Development Group

Nathan Tinker is a co-founder of the NanoBusiness Alliance, overseeing all industry research, education and liaison initiatives. He is also a founder of NanoBusiness Development Group, the Alliance's consulting and market intelligence arm. His clients have included Yahoo, Lockheed Martin, General Electric, Nissho Awai America Corp., DaimlerChrysler and Sprint among many others, the governments of Taiwan, Canada, US and Germany, and a host of emerging nanotechnology companies.

Nathan is a globally recognized expert in the markets of nanotechnology products, and has authored dozens of market and industry analyses and reports, including "Carbon Nanotubes: Worldwide Status and Outlook," "Small Tech Sensors: US Markets, Applications and Forecasts," and "Quantum Dot and Semiconductor Nanocrystal Patent Survey." He has been quoted in Wall S treet Journal, Time, Small Times, Red Herring and other leading publications, and is an advisor to PBS's "Nanotechnology" documentary series.
Nathan is a frequent speaker at nanotechnology events, conferences and symposia. He holds a PhD from Fordham University.

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David H. Wells
Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers

David joined the Greentech investing team at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers in early 2006. Responsibilities include knowledge mapping and opportunity sourcing across the entire landscape of Green technologies. Building relationships with scientists and entrepreneurs throughout the US and Europe, David has helped bring many ventures through the KP investment process including due diligence, team building, goal setting and deal structuring.

Beginning with a collaboration with KP partner Bill Joy in 2004, David has built a detailed and diverse base of Greentech knowledge across multiple energy technologies and scientific disciplines, together with a matching knowledge base of resources, markets and incumbents. Every aspect of energy and water production, transport and use, including emissions impacts, has been studied in detail and mapped to ta rget recognition of disruptive order-of-magnitude and tipping-point innovations.

David's background includes eight years building a nation-wide business in Japan, three years of business consulting, and ten years of technical experience in marine engineering.

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