FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
H2scan Corporation Promotes Prabhu Soundarrajan to Director of Strategic Applications Development
VALENCIA, CA -- July 11, 2008 -- H2scan Corporation today announced the Company has promoted Prabhu Soundarrajan, H2scan’s Chief Scientist, and added the title, Director of Strategic Applications Development. In this role, Mr. Soundarrajan will focus and lead efforts on further developing company applications in the chlorine and petrochemical markets.
H2scan is now offering retail products for petrochemical and refinery applications and have delivered the first plant test units for measuring hydrogen in wet and dry chlorine. Dennis Reid, President and CEO, stated, “Prabhu has consistently demonstrated superior leadership and technical skills in working with major oil companies and chlorine producers.”
Mr. Reid continued, “He has been a major contributor in the company’s growth and success in these markets. We are delighted to have him working full-time in identifying existing and new opportunities where our hydrogen specific products can assist companies in improving their measurement process and lowering their costs. We wish him continued success in this important position.”
Mr. Soundarrajan joined the company in 2007 as a research scientist. He has lead research into new processes and materials to continually improve the capability of solid-state hydrogen sensors to meet challenging industrial applications. In addition to sensor research, he also directs contaminant testing at Sandia National Laboratory through H2scan’s Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) and identifies key application areas to enable H2scan to enter into strategic markets.
Mr. Soundarrajan is a member of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), European Chlorine Organization (Eurochlor), The Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA) and the International Forum for Process Analytical Chemistry (IFPAC). He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Polymer Engineering from the University of Akron, Ohio. He was also awarded an Entrepreneurship certificate from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and was the recognized class speaker at the UCLA Management Development for Entrepreneurs program. He was the winner in the 2nd Annual Business Plan Competition held at the University of Akron, Ohio.