Stevens Institute of Technology and mPhase Technologies, Inc. to Partner on Research and Business
Published: Jul 17, 2012
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Figure 1. Smart material surface made from silicon wafer. Water droplets repelled from going through the pores of the silicon membrane due to superhydrophobic properties of the silicon surface.
LITTLE FALLS, NJ--(Marketwire - July 17, 2012) - mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) and Stevens Institute of Technology have announced an official agreement to jointly pursue business opportunities with government and industry as well as research and development (R&D) projects.
Specifically, Stevens and mPhase will collaborate on the design and fabrication of an advanced battery technology utilizing intellectual property and know-how from both parties with the possibility of integrating and advancing mPhase's Smart NanoBattery Technology with Stevens' graphene-based inkjet printing method for printing electrodes and electronic circuits.
The parties also wish to explore the possibility of funding Stevens' research activities relative to graphene-based research projects to advance the inkjet printing of electronics utilizing advanced materials
"mPhase is excited to explore the possibilities of integrating Stevens' leading position in the inkjet printing of energy storage devices using graphene with mPhase's Smart NanoBattery Technology," said Ronald A. Durando, CEO of mPhase Technologies.
"Stevens looks forward to continuing its relationship with mPhase by pursuing this exciting opportunity," added Christos Christodoulatos, Associate Provost of Stevens, Office of Academic Entrepreneurship.
About mPhase Technologies, Inc.
mPhase Technologies is introducing a revolutionary Smart Surface technology enabled by breakthroughs in nanotechnology, MEMS processing and microfluidics. Our Smart Surface technology has potential applications within drug delivery systems, lab-on-a-chip analytic systems, self-cleaning systems, liquid and chemical sensor systems, and filtration systems. mPhase has pioneered its first Smart Surface enabled product, the mPhase Smart NanoBattery. In addition to the Smart Surface technology, mPhase recently introduced its first product, the mPower Emergency Illuminator, an award-winning product designed by Porsche Design Studio and sold via the mPower website: http://www.mpowertech.com.
More information about the company can be found at http://www.mPhaseTech.com.
About Stevens Institute of Technology
Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University™, lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research. The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.
Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master's, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts. Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,400 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with more than 450 faculty. Stevens' graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world. Additional information may be obtained at www.stevens.edu and www.stevens.edu/news.
Forward-Looking Statements: As a cautionary note to investors, certain matters discussed in this press release may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such matters involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including the following: changes in economic conditions; general competitive factors; acceptance of the Company's products in the market; the Company's success in technology and product development; the Company's ability to execute its business model and strategic plans; and all the risks and related information described from time to time in the Company's SEC filings, including the financial statements and related information contained in the Company's SEC Filing. mPhase assumes no obligation to update the information in this release.