FORT COLLINS, Colo., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbo Analytics (http://www.carboanalytics.com), developers of sugar analysis systems, today announced that it has appointed Dr. Amit Kumar to their Board of Advisors.
Dr. Kumar joins Dr. Edward Wolfrum, Senior Manager at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Dr. Dana Sedin, Manager of Chemistry/Sensory at New Belgium Brewing Company, and Dr. Jeremy Nelson, Licensing and Business Development Director at Colorado State University Ventures. He has been an investor, founder, director and CEO of several technology enterprises, both public and private. As CEO, he took CombiMatrix Corporation public and ran it for a decade while listed on the NASDAQ Global Market. He has worked in venture capital with OAK Investment Partners, and has been an advisor to investment funds, venture capital firms, and Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Kumar was on the board of directors of Acacia Research Corporation, a publicly traded patent monetization company, from 2002 to 2008. Dr. Kumar is currently CEO of Geo Fossil Fuels, an energy company, and he sits on the boards of directors of other public and private companies.
About Carbo Analytics
Carbo Analytics develops systems that give accurate sugar analysis, simply and quickly, for the biofuel, brewing & distilling and food processing industries. Their patented microfluidic microchip technology, referred to as Lab-on-a-Chip, puts the functionality of HPLC pumps, valves, injection loops, detectors, and columns onto a simple replaceable microchip to separate and individually measure sugars such as monosaccharides (glucose, fructose and galactose) and disaccharides (sucrose, lactose and maltose). The technology combines Capillary Electrophoresis (CE) to separate components and Pulsed Amperometric Detection (PAD) to measure them. For more information, please visit www.carboanalytics.com, or call (970) 492-4417.
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