Dr. Phillip Boudjouk is the inventor of Si technologies being licensed from NDSU and will serve as a technical advisor to the company. Dr. Boudjouk is a Jordan A. Engberg Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Professor at North Dakota State University (NDSU) for nearly 40 years. He also served as NDSU’s vice president for research, creative activities, and technology transfer at NDSU from 1999 to 2014.
A recipient of many honors and awards for research and instruction, Dr. Boudjouk is tenured professor in department of chemistry at NDSU with over 167 publications and 30+ patents and patent applications. He is recognized worldwide as an expert in silicon chemistry (most notably cyclohexasilane (“Si6”)-based technologies) and is a prolific inventor of a variety of silicon-based compositions and related IP.