Feb. 18, 2004 -- Nanosys Inc. (Profile, News, Web), a Palo Alto, Calif., developer of semiconductor nanocrystal technologies, named Gregory Yurek to its board of directors, according to a news release.
Yurek is chairman and chief executive of American Superconductor Corp., a leading supplier of power grid stabilization products and a vendor of high temperature superconductor wire and related machinery.
Yurek co-founded AMSC in 1987 with three other MIT professors. Previously, he was a professor of materials science and engineering at MIT.
Nanosys CEO Calvin Chow said Yurek's experience transferring emerging technologies into the marketplace is particularly valuable to the company.