Published on Friday July 18, 2008
Professor Yury Gogotsi's nanotechnology start-up company, Y-Carbon Inc., is prominently featured in an article on the front page of the July 18, 2008 edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal. The story was also syndicated in the Charlotte Business Journal and appeared in "First Bell," the American Society for Engineering Education's e-newsletter. In addition, an announcement about the appointment of new CEO Edward L. Erickson was reported in MarketWatch.
The article describes the new developments for the nascent company, including funding and the appointment of a new CEO.
Y-Carbon is based in Philadelphia's Keystone Innovation Zone and has licensed 10 patents from Drexel University to develop carbon materials. The company was co-founded in 2004 by Gogotsi, who serves as its Chief Science Officer, and Dr. Ranjan Dash, former MSE Ph.D. and Drexel MBA student and current Chief Technology Officer of Y-Carbon.