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very little relationship to how the Ballistic Breaker works.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Successful time at TechConnect 2012

I was pleased to make several important connections at the TechConnect conference (my presentation and poster session were on June21). These contacts include folks from Toshiba and the Max Plank Institute. among others. Perhaps the most exciting development was that I met with Google Ventures while I was out West. Google is unique among VCs in that they wanted to hear about both Ballistic Breakers and elpipes (which I have essentially given up on in the US).

My hosts during my stay were Tim and Danielle, who I met on, shown here with one of their rats:

Friday, June 22, 2012

Official Announcement of Mass Clean Energy Center Catalyst Grant Recipients

It is clear from this MassCEC press release that the seven grant recipients were well chosen, and are all promising technologies. I am very grateful to MassCEC for providing my first external funding.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Presentation to the International Symposium on Electrical Insulation 2012

My co-authored paper with Clay Taylor of MSU "Determination of Optimum Resistor Sequence in a Ballistic Breaker" will be presented today by Clayborne Taylor, Junior of Mississippi State University (MSU). I was not able to attend this conference myself, and I am very thankful to Clay for traveling to Puerto Rico to make this presentation.