The company also announced today that it has added two industry veterans, Dr. John Banhart
and Dr. Wasiq Bokhari, as strategic advisers who will provide a wealth of insight to guide and accelerate Metcomb's growth.
...Professor Dr. John BanhartDr. Banhart is a professor at the Technical University of Berlin and head of the Department of Materials Science at the Hahn-Meitner-Institute Berlin.He
has 18 years of research experience in computational physics and materials science.In addition, Banhart has 13 years of experience in industrial contract research and acquisition of grants.Banhart
has published 160 papers on computational and experimental physics and materials science in renowned scientific journals.Banhart
has dedicated a large part of his
research career to the development of aluminum foams.Beginning in 1991 at the Fraunhofer-Institute in Bremen, he
was one of the pioneers in this field.He
developed novel foaming processes, described foam properties and studied the phenomena governing metal foam stability.He
has also initiated a series of international conferences which are the primary forum for the metal foam community.