Carbon Sciences, Inc. (OTCMKTS:CABN) the developer of a technology to produce graphene said that the company appointed Dr. Rajeeva Lahri as Technical Advisor. In the new role, he will help the company in designing the technical plan for graphene based devices and their target applications. Lahri will continue to help form the team as well as the eco-system associates, as part of the full commercialization strategy.
Lahri is an entrepreneur and a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the solar and semiconductor industry. He has held numerous executive management and senior technology positions in leading companies such as Intersil Corporation, Freescale and Philips Semiconductors. He was also one of the founders of Signet Solar, a leading company with a manufacturing facility based in Dresden, Germany.
Bill Beifuss, Carbon Sciences’ CEO, said that they are delighted to have Dr. Lahri help the company in graphene venture. His business experience and deep technical expertise in the semiconductor industry and personal inclination for graphene potential makes him a valuable member of the company’s team.
As of now, Dr. Lahri is involved in establishing a Managed Energy Services firm for providing power to telecom towers in India and other nations with dismal electrical grid infrastructure. He has worked extensively with private equity and venture capital firms to raise financing for numerous international ventures. He completed his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the famous State University of New York. He has a established track record of creating value, which has resulted in several successful exits.
Expressing his views on recent association, Dr. Lahri said that as a semiconductor and materials person, he has been inclined to the exciting properties of graphene. He is excited to help Carbon Sciences decide which high value device to commercialize.
In last trading session, the stock price of Carbon Sciences surged more than 19% to close the trading session at $0.0118. The gains came at a share volume of 7.38 million compared to average share volume of 3.13 million.