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Dr. Walter V. Cicha

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Industrial Technology Advisor

Phone: (604) ***-****  
Local Address:  Vancouver , British Columbia , Canada
National Research Council of Canada
Building M-23A 1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa , Ontario K1A 0R6
Canada

Company Description: The National Research Council (NRC) is the federal government agency that supports scientific research, development and innovation in every region of Canada.
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  • Ph.D. , Chemistry
    UBC
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Dr. Walter Cicha has been with the National Research Council of Canada since 2007, where he is an Industrial Technology Advisor with the NRC's Industrial Research Assistance Program. His primary role is to provide advisory services and project support to Canadian SMEs developing and trying to commercialize innovative technologies in a wide variety of areas, including energy, printed and flexible electronics, and data analytics. He has extensive international senior industrial R&D experience with a wide range of companies, from start-ups to multinationals. These include DuPont General Electric in the U.S., and Canada's Cameco Corporation. Walter has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from UBC and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Materials Engineering. He also serves as Director on the Board of the Pacific Energy Innovation Association (PEIA) and for Nanotech BC, and is the holder of 11 issued patents and the author of approximately 100 publications and reports.
Nanotech BC - Advancing nanotechnology to accelerate growth and competitiveness in BC’s economic sectors
www.nanotechbc.ca, 8 Nov 2007 [cached]
Walter Cicha, Ph.D. -- Senior Technology Advisor Walter Cicha is an independent technology advancement advisor with 17 years of high-level corporate R&D experience in areas involving nanotechnology.He spent nearly a decade at DuPont's Experimental Station and, more recently, at General Electric's Global Research Center, both in the Northeastern U.S..The American Chemical Society recognized his achievements by awarding him the 1997 Hero of Chemistry Award, for the development and commercialization of new microstructured catalyst technology that reduced the generation of a global warming by-product in a DuPont polymer plant by more than 95 %, saving the company over $10 M. Before returning to Vancouver, Canada, he was VP of Science and Technology for a nanotech start-up in Seattle, WA.He has authored nearly 60 publications and reports and been issued 11 U.S. Patents, with the two most recent (GE, 2007) relating the use of carbon nanotubes in novel transistor devices.
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In the April GTEx Forum, the focus will be on the growing world of industrial water solutions from the Principals of these two companies as well as NRC Industrial Technology Advisor Dr. Walter Cicha.
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Dr. Walter Cicha, IRAP Pacific - NRC Canada
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Dr. Walter Cicha is with the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC).
He has a Ph.D. in Chemistry and has worked extensively in his field in various senior positions, most notably as Senior Chemist at DuPont where he discovered a nanostructured carbon catalyst system that was more efficient, less toxic, and saved DuPont nearly $30 million to date. In recognition of this exceptional accomplishment, Walter and his team received the American Chemical Society’s Hero of Chemistry award. Prior to joining NRC, Walter was the Clean Energy Technology Advisor for BC Nanotechnology Alliance.
He is also the holder of 11 issued patents and the author of nearly 100 publications. In his spare time, Walter enjoys sports, music, community education, and spending time with his wife and their 4-year-old son and 8-month-old daughter.
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