Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 22, 2011
Agile Sciences, a company focused on providing commercial solutions to those industries plagued by the effects of biofilms, announced today that Dr. Thomas Engelhardt has joined the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Engelhardt will be advising on the development and implementation of Agile Sciences’ proprietary biofilm dispersion technology for use in the worldwide membrane filtration markets.
After graduating in 1987 with a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Wuerzburg in Germany, Dr. Engelhardt joined Ciba-Geigy where he spend the next 23 years in progressively expanding levels of management responsibility across a wide range of industries in the company’s specialty chemicals and water treatment businesses. Dr. Engelhardt is currently the Group Chief Technology Officer for China National Bluestar Corporation which is based in Beijing, China.
Agile Sciences’ Chief Executive Officer, Keith Stoneback commented, “We are absolutely delighted that Dr. Engelhardt will be joining our prestigious team of Scientific Advisors and we are grateful to receive his counsel and insight as we advance our industrial membrane applications, including water filtration.”
About Agile Sciences:
Agile Sciences is headquartered on North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus. The company was founded in 2007 by Professors Christian Melander and John Cavanagh of North Carolina State University (NCSU) to provide commercial solutions to those industries plagued by the effects of biofilms. The company's proprietary compounds are derived from the Agelas conifera sea sponge and have been shown to be effective in dispersing biofilms. For additional information, please visit: http://www.agilesci.com.
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