Charles Brumlik, J.D., PH.D.

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Charles Brumlik Nanobiz, LLC, Managing Partner
(973) 400-0081
www.linkedin.com/pub/charles-brumlik/0/297/167

Charles Brumlik advises multinational corporations, investors, startups, and governments on technology assessment and commercialization.

Dr. Brumlik is focused on commercialization, due diligence, and technology sourcing in alternate energy, materials, cleantech and nanotechnology. Application areas include membranes, separations, chemical functionalization, ultrafine particles, high surface area materials, cermets, displays, solid state lighting, sensors, and electronics.

As a business attorney, he advises international technology companies, startups, and venture capital groups. At ExxonMobil, Honeywell, and a Princeton law firm, he specialized in transactional and patent issues in chemistry and materials science commercialization for corporations, academia, and governments.

Commencing with his Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials” at Texas A&M, Dr. Brumlik has over 20 years of experience working with nanotechnology. As a postdoc at Colorado State University, he published widely on creating and testing materials, devices and systems in the nano and meso scale. He also collaborated with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and international academic, government, and corporate research groups.

Dr. Brumlik has over 20 nanotechnology publications and patents on materials and materials modifications including nanoparticle hydrogen storage, electrochemical energy storage, and related processes. He has extensive research experience in membrane materials. He made nano and mesoporous inorganic, organic, and mixed membranes by nuclear track-etch, anodic alumina, and particulate processes; and nonporous separation membranes by chemical, electrochemical, plasma polymerization and solution casting processes. He made anisotropic high flux membranes with insitu surface modification.

From early in his career, Brumlik assisted in the creation and operation of startup companies for molecular models, energy, business methods, electrically conducting composites, food chemistry. His hands on consulting also includes providing prototype materials and advanced patent/competitive intelligence/market research. He earned a law degree at New York Law. His legal career started as a registered patent attorney and developed to include technology transfer, sponsored research, joint ventures, international business transactions, due diligence and related business law. Brumlik has dual U.S.-E.U. citizenship and is fluent in French.