(NanoScale®), a leader in advanced chemistry products, services, and
technologies, today announced the recent election of Trevor O. Jones to its
Board of Directors. Mr. Jones has also been named Chairman of the Company's
Science and Technology Advisory Council.
Mr. Jones has an extensive background in corporate leadership and technology
commercialization. He is currently Chairman and CEO of ElectroSonics Medical
Inc., a biomedical device company, which he co-founded in 2007. He was Chairman
and Founder of BIOMEC Inc., an entrepreneurial company which developed and commercialized
biomedical engineered devices and systems, founded in 1998, and acquired by
Greatbatch, Inc. (NYSE:GB) in 2007. His career achievements include service
as Chairman and CEO of Echlin, Inc., Chairman, President and CEO of Libbey-Owens-Ford
Co., Vice President, Engineering, of TRW’s Automotive Worldwide Sector,
Group Vice President and General Manager of TRW’s Transportation Electronics
Group, and numerous executive positions in General Motors and GM’s aerospace
activities at Delco Electronics Division.
Mr. Jones is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, one of the original
group of Lifetime Associates of the National Research Council (NRC) of the National
Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the British Institute of Electrical Engineers,
an Honorary Fellow of the British Institute of Mechanical Engineers, a Life
Fellow of the American Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a
Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers, former Chairman of the NRC’s
Committee for the Partnership for a New Generation Vehicle (PNGV), a member
of UTC’s Fuel Cell Advisory Committee, and Chairman Emeritus of the Ohio
Fuel Cell Coalition. He currently serves on the NRC Small Business Innovation
Research (SBIR) Advisory Committee and has chaired numerous other special scientific
and technical project committees of the National Academies, the U.S Department
of Transportation, and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Mr. Jones was named the 2004 Northeast Ohio Entrepreneur of the Year for Innovation
by Ernst and Young. Other recognitions include the U.S. Department of Transportation
Safety Award for Engineering Excellence in 1978 and 1991, and the “H.H.
Bliss Award” from The Center for Study of Responsive Law; both awards
recognized his pioneering contributions to inflatable occupant restraint systems
development. He has been awarded 16 patents and has lectured and authored numerous
papers on automotive electronics, occupant safety, fuel cells, international
human resource management and entrepreneurship. In 2006 Cleveland State University
awarded Mr. Jones with an honorary Doctor of Science degree and cited him for
outstanding developments in fuel cell and biomedical device technologies.
A native of Maidstone, England, Mr. Jones completed his formal engineering
education in electrical engineering at Aston Technical College in 1952 and in
mechanical engineering in Liverpool Technical College in 1957, prior to moving
to the United States. He and his wife, Jennie, reside in Bratenahl, Ohio and
NanoScale Corporation develops and provides high performance advanced chemistry
materials and related services to Customers worldwide. The Company holds a substantial
intellectual property portfolio which includes its patented NanoActive®,
FAST-ACT®, ChemKlenz®, and OdorKlenz® product lines and systems.
NanoScale produces and sells a wide variety of NanoActive brand nanocrystalline
materials in forms that include dry powders, granules, and liquid suspensions.
FAST-ACT, ChemKlenz, and OdorKlenz Systems are sold for the prevention, containment,
elimination, and remediation of toxic and noxious chemicals, odors, and biological
releases. The Company’s Analytical Services Program offers a wide range
of laboratory testing services and characterization methods to Customers. Additional
information on the Company and its capabilities is available at www.NanoScaleCorp.com.