Mechanical engineering

NewHydrogen CEO Steve Hill Explores Cutting-Edge Green Hydrogen Production with Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Expert

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NewHydrogen, Inc. (OTCMKTS:NEWH), the developer of ThermoLoop™, a breakthrough technology that uses water and heat rather than electricity to produce the world’s cheapest green hydrogen, today announced a podcast featuring CEO Steve Hill and Dr. Kevin Huang, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina, discussing advancements in green hydrogen production.

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  • In the conversation, Dr. Huang highlighted key methods for green hydrogen production, including alkaline and PEM electrolysis, solid-state oxide electrolysis, and solar thermal chemical processes.
  • He emphasized solid oxide's potential efficiency, stating, "Solid oxide, though less mature, has the highest potential due to its theoretical 100% efficiency."
  • The conversation concluded with optimism about the future of green hydrogen production technology and its role in transitioning to a sustainable hydrogen economy.
  • Dr. Huang currently serves as a professor and SmartState Endowed Chair and Director of the Center for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells at University of South Carolina.

NFI Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (TSX: NFI, OTC: NFYEF, TSX: NFI.DB) NFI Group Inc. (“NFI” or the “Company”), a leading independent global bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, announced today that Brian Dewsnup has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company, effective March 1, 2024.

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  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (TSX: NFI, OTC: NFYEF, TSX: NFI.DB) NFI Group Inc. (“NFI” or the “Company”), a leading independent global bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, announced today that Brian Dewsnup has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company, effective March 1, 2024.
  • Pipasu will support the transition and smooth handover to Brian through the second quarter of 2024.
  • Brian subsequently held several positions with NFI, including Executive Vice President of Business Development and then President of NFI Parts.
  • “I’m very excited to have Brian become our next Chief Financial Officer,” said NFI President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Soubry.

Amorepacific Announces Positive Research Results of Fermented Ginseng in Skin Lymphatic Activation

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Amorepacific, in collaboration with the School of Mechanical Engineering at Korea University, has unveiled groundbreaking research demonstrating the impact of lymphatic activation on skin health and the potential skin lymphatic improvement through fermented ginseng ingredients. This research, introducing new possibilities for skin aging and homeostasis maintenance using Lab-on-a-chip technology, was published in 'NPG Asia Materials,' an international journal by the scientific journal Nature. (Paper Title: The advanced 3D lymphatic system for assaying the human cutaneous lymphangiogenesis in the microfluidic platform)

Key Points: 
  • SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Amorepacific, in collaboration with the School of Mechanical Engineering at Korea University, has unveiled groundbreaking research demonstrating the impact of lymphatic activation on skin health and the potential skin lymphatic improvement through fermented ginseng ingredients.
  • In this research, they cultivated human-derived skin cells and 3D lymphatic forming cells under optimal conditions to create a Skin-Lymph-on-a-chip.
  • This enabled the replication of networks between human skin and lymphatic vessels, visually observing the impact of substances applied to the skin on lymphatic formation and activity.
  • The joint research team concluded that Lymphanax™ aids in forming healthy lymphatic vessels within the skin and strengthens the skin barrier through additional analysis, including AI algorithms.

S&S Health Announces Two New Additions to its Board of Directors, Don Weinstein and Richard Fleder

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

S&S Health (“S&S” or the “Company”), a leading provider of administration and technology solutions for health plans for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the appointments of Don Weinstein and Richard Fleder to its Board of Directors.

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  • S&S Health (“S&S” or the “Company”), a leading provider of administration and technology solutions for health plans for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the appointments of Don Weinstein and Richard Fleder to its Board of Directors.
  • “We are pleased to welcome Don and Richard to the Company’s Board,” said Vincent Esposito, CEO of S&S.
  • “Don and Richard provide key product and technology insights and bring significant experience building value across companies in the healthcare benefits and insurance services sectors.
  • Mr. Weinstein holds an M.B.A from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, an M.S.

DOE Selects Rice University and DexMat to Receive $1.5M in Funding to Help Decarbonize America's Industrial Sector

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- DexMat, a climate tech moonshot company creating high-performance, low-carbon materials, today announced that its work to increase thermal conductivity in carbon nanotube (CNT) fibers with Rice University has received $1.5 million in U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding.

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  • The DOE Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office funding is earmarked for projects that will reduce industrial greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and move the nation closer to a net-zero economy.
  • We're thrilled that the DOE recognizes the opportunity we have ahead of us, and we look forward to realizing it with our partners at Rice."
  • Recognizing its high-impact potential to help decarbonize the industrial sector, the DOE included the DexMat-Rice project as one of 49 recipients in its recent $171 million funding round, resourced by President Biden's Investing in America Agenda.
  • Of the $1.5M federal funding, 80% will go to Rice, 20% to DexMat, to support a 24-month project period.

David B. Carter Joins Ducommun Incorporated's Board of Directors

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Monday, February 5, 2024

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:DCO) announced today that its Board of Directors elected David B. Carter as an independent director of the company, effective February 1, 2024.

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  • SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:DCO) announced today that its Board of Directors elected David B. Carter as an independent director of the company, effective February 1, 2024.
  • Mr. Carter’s appointment expands the number of directors on Ducommun’s board to nine, eight of whom are independent.
  • Mr. Carter will be a member of the company’s Innovation Committee.
  • Mr. Carter holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.

Four New Members Join Cycle Capital's Industrial Expert Advisory Committee

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Monday, February 5, 2024

MONTREAL, QC, Feb. 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ - Cycle Capital, a leading ClimateTech venture capital investment platform, is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its Industrial Expert Advisory Committee (IEAC).

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  • MONTREAL, QC, Feb. 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ - Cycle Capital, a leading ClimateTech venture capital investment platform, is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its Industrial Expert Advisory Committee (IEAC).
  • They join Bertrand Gautier, Founding Partner at Schroders Greencoat Capital, already a member of Cycle Capital Fund IV advisory committee, along with current representatives from Cycle Capital's Limited Partners (LPs), to support Cycle Capital's team in its mission to scale deep tech companies developing enabling technologies in the transition to net zero.
  • "Murthy will support Cycle Capital and its portfolio companies with his commercial and engineering insights, as well as product design.
  • Raj and Jim will help Cycle Capital reinforce its expertise in semiconductors and industrial scaling up in microelectronics, a key component of Cycle Capital's Fund V's investment thesis.

Enchanted Rock Appoints Paul Froutan as Chief Operating Officer to Further Microgrid Innovation

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Enchanted Rock, a leading provider of dual-purpose microgrids, announced that Paul Froutan has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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  • Froutan joined Enchanted Rock in 2022 as the Chief Technology Officer.
  • These functions, which support the industry's only vertically integrated microgrid solutions, enable Enchanted Rock to deliver unmatched power reliability for critical infrastructure.
  • Prior to joining Enchanted Rock as Chief Technology Officer in 2022, Froutan served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Xenex Disinfection Services.
  • Thais Grossi, former Chief Operating Officer, is departing after nearly eight years with Enchanted Rock.

Eric Versluys Joins The Barnes Global Advisors Program Management Team

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Barnes Global Advisors (TBGA), a leader in advanced manufacturing (AM) consultancy services, is expanding its Programs team with the addition of Eric Versluys. Eric comes to TBGA with a wealth of program management experience across aerospace, automation, and manufacturing, providing a strong foundation to support TBGA customers in driving advanced manufacturing adoption.

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  • Versluys Experience Will Impact Customers Across Aerospace, Automation & Manufacturing
    PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Barnes Global Advisors (TBGA), a leader in advanced manufacturing (AM) consultancy services, is expanding its Programs team with the addition of Eric Versluys.
  • Eric comes to TBGA with a wealth of program management experience across aerospace, automation, and manufacturing, providing a strong foundation to support TBGA customers in driving advanced manufacturing adoption.
  • The Programs team, under the leadership of Jennifer Coyne, is the heartbeat of our organization and will truly benefit from the addition of Eric.
  • For more information about The Barnes Global Advisors and their expanded team, please visit http://www.barnesglobaladvisors.com
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Instinctif Partners Strengthens Sustainability Practice in MENA with Key Appointment

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 31, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Instinctif Partners, a leading EMEA communications consultancy, is reinforcing its commitment to sustainability with the strategic appointment of Alaa Badawi as Associate Partner in Sustainability at Instinctif Partners MENA.

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  • DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 31, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Instinctif Partners, a leading EMEA communications consultancy, is reinforcing its commitment to sustainability with the strategic appointment of Alaa Badawi as Associate Partner in Sustainability at Instinctif Partners MENA.
  • Joining from Ernst and Young MENA, he is set to play a pivotal role in growing our existing capabilities in the sustainability space.
  • Reflecting on his new role, Alaa Badawi stated, "This is an exciting time to join Instinctif Partners MENA to support our impressive client base in articulating and achieving their sustainability ambitions.
  • Instinctif Partners MENA is confident that Alaa Badawi's appointment will not only strengthen the firm's position as a leader in sustainability consulting but also contribute to the integration of sustainable business practices across multiple teams.