VANCOUVER, British Columbia and NEW YORK, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lomiko Metals Inc. (TSX-V: LMR; OTC: LMRMF; FSE: DH8B, Europe: ISIN: CA54163Q1028, WKN: A0Q9W7) (the "Company" or "Lomiko") is very pleased to welcome Dr. Elena Polyakova and Dr. Daniel Stolyarov to the Advisory Board of Lomiko Metals Inc.
Dr. Elena Polyakova founded Graphene Laboratories in 2009 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Since founding Graphene Laboratories, the company has grown to be the leading manufacturer and supplier of graphene materials. Dr. Polyakova is an invited speaker at many international forums and conferences, and her input on the graphene industry is regularly published by journalists covering business and technology.
Dr. Polyakova has won numerous awards for her entrepreneurship, including Mass High Tech's Women to Watch award (2011) and the Hauppauge Industrial Association of Long Islands' Young Entrepreneur award (2012).
She received her Masters' degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics with honors from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California. During Dr. Polyakova's post-doctoral work at Columbia University, her work on graphene was published in many leading peer-reviewed journals, which she co-authored with Nobel and Kalvi prize winners, as well as members of the National Academy of Sciences. It was then that she realized the commercial potential of graphene, which led to the founding of Graphene Laboratories, Inc.
Dr. Daniel Stolyarov co-founded Graphene Laboratories in 2009 and has since served as Chief Technology Officer. At Graphene Laboratories, he leads efforts to introduce new materials to the Graphene Supermarket product line. He also overviews all production efforts and leads all collaborative R&D projects of Graphene Labs. His work continues to play a critical role in securing Graphene Labs place as a leader in the manufacture and sale of 2D materials.
Dr. Stolyarov speaks at many international conferences about advancements in 2D materials, and insight from his work at Graphene Laboratories has been written about by several publications, including BBC and Physics World.
Previously, he worked at Energetiq Technology Inc. as a Research Scientist, where he helped develop the EQ-99 Laser Driven Light Source™ which won the SPIE and Photonics Media Prism Award (2010), and at Brookhaven National Laboratory as an Assistant Scientist.
He received his Masters' degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics with honors from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Southern California. During his academic career, his work on graphene was published in many leading peer-reviewed journals, which he co-authored with Nobel and Kalvi prize winners, as well as members of the National Academy of Sciences.
Lomiko Metals also confirms that it has issued 200,000 stock options at .10 to each new Advisor exercisable for up to 60 months from the date of grant. The options are subject to a four-month hold period commencing April 30, 2013. The options to be granted will be issued in accordance with the company's stock option plan.
On Behalf of the Board
"A. Paul Gill"
Chief Executive Officer
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SOURCE Lomiko Metals Inc.