Houston Technology Center Will Honor Professor Pulickel Ajayan (Rice University)– Lifetime Achievement Award in Nanotechnology

Ajayan photo new_web_tcm18-240127 The Houston Technology Center announced today it will honor Professor Pulickel Ajayan at the 2016 Celebration of Entrepreneurs Gala. Held annually, this magical evening event will honor local entrepreneurs and celebrate those who have made significant contributions to the Houston community. The event will be held on May 12, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Houston.

Pulickel M. Ajayan has been a pioneer in the field of nanotechnology and was involved in early work in the development of carbon nanotubes. He has published more than six hundred papers, earning nearly fifty thousand citations. His work has covered diverse areas of nanomaterials including nanoparticles, nanotubes, 2D materials, nanocomposites and energy storage materials. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Department of Energy,  and several industrial sponsors and has resulted in a large number of patents and several  startup companies… read more