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NanoScale Corporation Appoints New Director

Published on February 19, 2009 at 5:32 PM

NanoScale Corporation (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 Naples, Florida.

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.

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