Victor Lifton Promoted to Chief Scientist at mPhase Technologies; Lead Nanotechnology Researcher Grows Responsibility for Product Realization
Lifton, 36, assumes his new post as the company is reporting a significant milestone in the nanobattery development. The development team recently demonstrated that the first fully assembled prototype device could generate enough power on demand to light a light-emitting diode (LED). The prototype is based on a novel nanostructured architecture pioneered at Lucent Technologies Bell Labs.
“Victor has successfully demonstrated perseverance in delivering positive results, and we are pleased he has accepted larger responsibility for the nanobattery and magnetometer development, leading edge products in which mPhase is the industry leader”
"Victor has successfully demonstrated perseverance in delivering positive results, and we are pleased he has accepted larger responsibility for the nanobattery and magnetometer development, leading edge products in which mPhase is the industry leader," said Ronald Durando, mPhase's chief executive.
Lifton will continue to report to Steve Simon, the company's executive vice president - research and development.
Lifton joined mPhase Technologies Inc. in June, 2004 from Kulite Semiconductor Products, Inc., where he held a position of Manager of Semiconductor Processing, previously he was with Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs, where he was a Member of Technical Staff in MEMS Fabrication Research Lab. A native of Moscow, Russia, Lifton holds a Ph.D. in materials science from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken N.J., where he was awarded the Morton M. Traum Award for Excellence. He is also a graduate of the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys - "Technological University" with a degree in physical chemistry.
His experience includes design and fabrication of various nanofabricated devices and optical MEMS devices and sensors. He has conducted studies of Si and SiC as novel sensing materials for pressure sensors and transducers, process development for novel sensor architectures using SOI technology, and novel materials and packaging methods for the next generation sensors. He has conducted research in ferroelectric polymer films for ultrasound imaging while at Measurement Specialties, Inc. At Stevens Institute of Technology he pioneered the use of infrared spectroscopy for characterization of tribochemical reactions and friction processes on the atomic scale.
About mPhase Technologies, Inc.
mPhase Technologies Inc. (OTC: XDSL) develops and commercializes next-generation telecommunications and nanotechnology solutions, delivering novel systems to the marketplace that advance functionality and reduce costs. The company, awarded the 2005 Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Technology Award and the Nano 50 Award from NASA Nanotech Briefs, is bringing nanotechnology out of the laboratory and into the market with a planned innovative long life power cell. Additionally, the company is working on prototype ultra-sensitive magnetometers that promise up to a 1,000-fold increase in sensitivity as compared with available uncooled sensors. More information is available at the mPhase Web site at www.mPhaseTech.com
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