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Ceylon Graphite adds personnel in graphite research, IP development and product commercialization

Ceylon Graphite aims to capitalize on their collective technical expertise and ability to advance the development and commercialization of new technologies.

January 19, 2021  by CM Staff

VANCOUVER — Ceylon Graphite Corp. announces that it has hired two researchers in graphite and related product development. The addition of Dr. Siva Bohm and Dr. Mallika Bohm to the Ceylon Graphite management team will contribute to the Company’s continued change from a high quality low cost graphite producer, to value added graphite products for the technology, construction, battery and transportation industries. Dr. Siva Bohm and Dr. Mallika Bohm collectively bring experience in product development for graphite and graphene applications in anti-corrosion coating, nanotechnologies, energy storage, and fuel cell advancement amongst other applications. The newly appointed executives pedigree includes previously leading scientific teams at Talga Resources Limited, a battery anode and graphene additives company and senior scientific roles with the Tata Group of Companies.

Dr. Siva Bohm and Dr. Mallika Bohm have collectively filed more than 30 patents for innovative uses of graphite and its derivatives. These include graphene manufacturing for applications such as for the energy storage sector as well as air-cleaning paints and anti-viral coatings. Ceylon Graphite aims to capitalize on their collective technical expertise and ability to advance the development and commercialization of new technologies within the Company’s natural product range.

“The addition of Dr. Siva Bohm and Dr. Mallika Bohm represents an exciting new chapter in our evolution as we further position Ceylon to be a leading provider of innovative technologies using graphite and its derivatives,” said Bharat Parashar, Chairman and CEO of Ceylon Graphite. “We are excited that the foundation we have laid as a company has led to attracting two of the world’s most recognized and highly regarded scientists in the world of advanced applications of natural graphite and their derivatives. Each in their own right have developed and/or helped commercialize some of the most advanced applications of natural graphite based products and nano technologies. Ceylon Graphite will work with Drs. Bohm to bring new applications to market particularly surrounding technology advancements in the battery sector where they will oversee evaluation and process implementation for our unique high grade graphite.”

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