CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 19, 2021–
Hyperion Metals Restricted (ASX: HYM)is happy to announce the appointment of Dr. Eliana Fu and Mr. Tom Witheford to Hyperion’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Board.
Dr. Eliana Fu, PhD,is a supplies scientist with in depth business expertise in aerospace additive and conventional manufacturing at Titanium Metals Corp (TIMET). She additionally had roles with SpaceX and Relativity House, who’re international leaders within the utility of 3D printing for rocket manufacturing for area exploration. She participated in former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Superior Manufacturing Committee and is Ambassador for the Las Vegas Chapter of Ladies in 3D Printing.
Mr. Tom Withefordis a extremely skilled specialty metals govt, having spent 30 years in management roles together with as President of Allegheny Applied sciences (ATI) Specialty Supplies division, Managing Director Europe & Asia for GKN Powder Metallurgy, and President of Precision Castparts Corp’s Particular Metals division. He has deep expertise throughout the manufacturing of steel alloys, titanium, alloy purposes and 3D printing.
Dr. Fu and Mr. Witheford will help Hyperion with experience, information and contacts throughout the titanium provide chain, from the manufacturing of major titanium steel to the event of excessive worth merchandise resembling titanium alloy powders for additive manufacturing.
Hyperion anticipates that the appointment of Dr. Fu and Mr. Witheford will speed up the superior discussions with clients for low price, low carbon titanium steel merchandise.
Anastasios (Taso) Arima, CEO and Managing Director of Hyperion Metals mentioned:
“Dr. Eliana Fu and Tom Witheford are acknowledged leaders of their respective fields and are extremely precious additions to our world class staff. At the moment’s appointment is a part of our technique to make sure we’ve the main consultants on this area helping us as we make progress in direction of our purpose of economic manufacturing of low price, low carbon titanium steel and powder.”
Appendix I: Current Scientific and Technical Advisory Board Member Profiles
Dr. Zak Fang
Dr. Zak Fang at the moment serves as a Program Director on the Superior Analysis Initiatives Company-Vitality (ARPA-E). His focus at ARPA-E is on superior supplies and manufacturing applied sciences for power manufacturing, storage, and effectivity purposes.
Previous to becoming a member of ARPA-E, Dr. Fang served as a Professor in Metallurgical Engineering on the College of Utah. There, he led plenty of modern analysis tasks and was acknowledged with an R&D 100 Award for his efforts. He has based two small expertise companies and is the only or co-inventor on greater than 50 U.S. patents. Previous to becoming a member of the college on the College of Utah, he held numerous technical and administration positions in plenty of industrial companies, together with Smith Worldwide.
Dr. Fang earned a B.S. and M.S. in Supplies Science and Engineering from the College of Science and Expertise Beijing and a PhD in Supplies Science and Engineering from the College of Alabama at Birmingham. He’s a Fellow of the Nationwide Academy of Inventors, ASM Worldwide and APMI Worldwide.
Dr. Fang is the Founder and Chief Expertise Officer of Blacksand Applied sciences, LLC.
Dr. Kesh Keshavan
Dr. Kesh Keshavan, PhD, is a pre-eminent supplies scientist with a background in business and a monitor file of inventing and commercializing new applied sciences. Dr. Keshavan has 30 years of expertise within the area of Superhard supplies, holds over 200 patents and is the recipient of “Most Cited Writer; The Institute for Scientific Data”.
Dr. Keshavan is at the moment the President of Blacksand Expertise LLC and the Director of Growth for SuperMetalix, Inc., an R&D firm that created and commercialized the artificial superhard materials Tetride, a tungsten boride composite 10x more durable than metal. Dr. Keshavan beforehand served as a Director, Supplies Engineering for Smith Bits (a Schlumberger firm); Expertise Advisor for Schlumberger’s Drilling Group; Vice President for the Superior Supplies Group at SII Mega Diamond and Vice President for GeoDiamond Engineering & Manufacturing.
He earned a Bachelor of Science diploma from Bangalore College, a B.S. in Metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Science, and a Masters and PhD in Supplies Science from the College of Kentucky. Dr. Keshavan is a Member of the American Society for Metals, the American Society for Testing and Supplies, the Society for Petroleum Engineers Worldwide and is the Director of the R&D Technical Committee – Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Dr. Ali Yousefiani
Dr. Ali Yousefiani, PhD, is a distinguished supplies scientist and inventor with a monitor file of main strategic funding choices and commercializing new and disruptive applied sciences. Dr. Yousefiani has over 30 years’ of expertise within the area of fabric science and is the holder of twenty-two patents.
He’s a Technical Fellow and the Chief Scientist for Metallic Supplies Expertise for Boeing Analysis & Expertise. Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace firm and main producer of economic jetliners, protection, area and safety programs, and is likely one of the world’s largest shoppers of titanium steel and merchandise.
Dr. Yousefiani is liable for insertion of superior metallic-based materials applied sciences into present and future Boeing product platforms. He leads a variety of leading edge applications aimed on the maturation of sturdy, manufacturable, and commercially deployable metallic airframe buildings. Dr. Yousefiani at the moment leads the analysis and growth of maximum surroundings warmth exchangers and ultra-high efficiency turbine blades made out of novel excessive entropy alloys produced utilizing additive and conventional manufacturing strategies.
Dr. Yousefiani earned his PhD in Supplies Science and Engineering from the College of California, Irvine in 1999 and continues to lecture on the college’s Faculty of Engineering.
About Hyperion Metals
Hyperion’s mission is to be the main developer of zero carbon, sustainable, crucial materials provide chains for superior American industries together with area, aerospace, electrical autos and 3D printing.
The Firm holds a 100% curiosity within the Titan Challenge, overlaying over 6,000 acres of titanium, uncommon earth minerals, excessive grade silica sand and zircon wealthy mineral sands properties in Tennessee, USA. The Titan Challenge is strategically situated within the southeast of the USA, with low-cost street, rail and water logistics connecting it to world class manufacturing industries.
Hyperion has secured choices for the unique license to provide low carbon titanium steel and spherical powers utilizing the breakthrough HAMR & GSD applied sciences. The HAMR & GSD applied sciences have been invented by Dr. Z. Zak Fang and his staff on the College of Utah with authorities funding from ARPA-E.
The HAMR expertise has demonstrated the potential to provide titanium powders with low-to-zero carbon depth, decrease power consumption, considerably decrease price and at product qualities which exceed present business requirements. The GSD expertise is a thermochemical course of combining low price feedstock materials with excessive yield manufacturing, and might produce spherical titanium and titanium alloy powders at a fraction of the price of comparable industrial powders.
Hyperion additionally has signed an MOU to ascertain a partnership with Vitality Fuels (NYSE:UUUU) that goals to construct an built-in, all-American uncommon earths provide chain. The MOU will consider the potential provide of uncommon earth minerals from Hyperion’s Titan Challenge to Vitality Fuels for worth added processing at Vitality Fuels’ White Mesa Mill. Uncommon earths are extremely valued as crucial supplies for magnet manufacturing important for wind generators, EVs, shopper electronics and army purposes.
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