Patent Issued for Breakthrough Water Treatment Technology
US Patent No. 9,624,314 has been issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Frank Cassou, company CEO, stated, “Our new technology outperforms current adsorption materials in every metric – speed of uptake, affinity, effective at trace levels, non-fouling, and regeneration. The applications and industries in need of water treatment are broad and global. With a cost-effective, simple to use and flexible technology, we are excited about our opportunity to provide important solutions to make water safe.” Read more.
CycloPure Co-Founder Will Dichtel Presented The American Chemical Society’s Doolittle Award
Chief Science Officer Will Dichtel has been presented with the Arthur K. Doolittle Award for his paper titled “Porous Cyclodextrin Polymers for the Rapid Removal of Organic Pollutants from Water.” The award is given by the American Chemical Society for the best paper presented in a PMSE symposium at the 252nd ACS National Meeting. Read more.
Fiber Science Expert Juan Hinestroza joins CycloPure's Scientific Advisory Team
Juan Hinestroza, Director of the Textiles Nanotechnology Laboratory at Cornell University, has joined the company's Scientific Leadership Team. Dr. Hinestroza is a U.S. Fulbright Scholar and leading expert in fiber science technologies. He is a co-inventor of the company's process to functionalize fabrics with its breakthrough adsorption technology.
CycloPure Announces Bonding of Adsorbent Polymers into Textiles Enabling Fabrics that Remove Contaminants from Air and Water
CycloPure, Inc. today announced a major advance in its breakthrough adsorption technology – the ability to bond its polymers into textiles. Using this process, the company is now able to infuse its highly adsorbent materials into textile fibers to functionalize fabrics. The functionalization of fabrics greatly expands the use of the company's adsorption technology to remove VOCs and contaminants from water and air, enabling the development of innovative textiles and fiber materials, such as water purification membranes, odor controlling fabrics, respirators and other protective materials.
QUALCOMM Co-Founder Harvey White joins CycloPure’s Board of Directors
Harvey P. White, QUALCOMM.,Inc. Co-Founder has joined CycloPure's Board of Directors. White
has enjoyed a career of innovation, launching numerous successful technology companies. As
a co-founder, director, and President of QUALCOMM, Inc., he was a leader in formulating
strategy and managing business activities. At QUALCOMM, Harvey and his co-founders
invented wireless technologies that today power mobile networks around the world, and grew
the business into a $100 billion global enterprise.
Water Quality Expert Damian Helbling joins CycloPure's Scientific Advisory Board
Damian E. Helbling, Principal Investigator of the Helbling Research Group at Cornell University, has joined CycloPure's Scientific Advisory Board. Helbling is a co-inventor of the company's adsorption technology, and brings years of experience in the research and removal of trace contaminants from water resources. He joins the company's scientific founder and MacArthur Fellow Will Dichtel on the Scientific Advisory Board.