TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- alpha-En Corporation (OTC PINK: ALPE), an innovative clean technology company focused on enabling next-generation battery technologies by producing high purity lithium metal and associated products, announced today that battery expert and well-known authority, Jack Marple, will become a consultant with alpha-En Corporation, effective immediately.
alpha-En Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board Jerome Feldman commented, "We are very fortunate to be working with Jack Marple, one of the towering figures in the energy storage industry with forty years of experience. He will be consulting with us on a variety of R&D subjects. Jack is a former Technology Fellow with Energizer Battery Company. It is a privilege to be working with Jack, who is universally well-regarded in every corner of the battery industry."
Mr. Marple has numerous US and international patents to his name, as well as professional white papers and publications. His forty years of expertise extends to form factors in energy storage, as well as an extensive knowledge of various battery chemistries, including those used with Lithium-ion carbon anode systems, lithium anode systems, and zinc anode systems. He has been the Principal Investigator on government contracts through CERDEC (Communications Electronics Research Development and Engineering Center for the United States Army), has experience with Six Sigma and has a long history of working with battery manufacturing, including process scale-up and designing for quality, reliability and safety. His background in taking processes from bench-top to pilot to high-speed manufacturing will be an asset to our R&D facility. He served as principal scientist for a NIST/ATP (National Institute for Standards and Technology/ Advanced Technology Program), funded a multi-million dollar program between three companies to assess the potential of lithium sulfur chemistry in the rechargeable battery market globally.
Mr. Marple's website can be accessed at www.marplepov.com. He received a master's degree in physical chemistry from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, and was an intern with the Food and Drug Administration in Washington DC. His undergraduate degree in chemistry is from Mansfield State University in Mansfield PA.
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alpha-En Corporation (OTC PINK: ALPE) is an innovative clean technology company focused on enabling next generation battery technologies by developing and bringing to market high purity lithium metal and association products produced in an environmentally sustainable manner. For more information, please visit http://alpha-encorp.com.
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