Two members of materials firm Black Diamond Structures’ board of directors have been named as inventors of the year.
Kurt Swogger and Dr. Clive Bosnyak, won “Inventor of the Year” awards by the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association for the development of their proprietary technology, Molecular Rebar®.
The company develops and manufacturers nanomaterial products and solutions. It is currently working with manufacturers of lead-acid batteries to enhance performance utilising the technology.
Swogger and Bosnyak co-founded Molecular Rebar Design, and hold five key patents for Molecular Rebar®, which are multi-wall carbon nanotubes that are free from catalysts and waste matter.
Black Diamond Structures is a joint venture between Molecular Rebar Design and SABIC, a diversified chemical company, which develops, manufactures and commercialises products based on the Molecular Rebar® technology.
Picture: from left, Kurt Swogger and Dr. Clive Bosnyak