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21 January 2013

Professor David R. Smith to lead the Metamaterials Commercialization Group at Intellectual Ventures

After years of collaboration with IV as a senior inventor, metamaterials pioneer David R. Smith has announced that he will serve as Acting Director of the Metamaterials Commercialization Group at Intellectual Ventures (IV) in Bellevue, Washington, effective January 1, 2013. Dr. Smith will be responsible for the further development of technical resources and capabilities at IV that will enable and accelerate the transition of metamaterials-based products from the laboratory to the marketplace.

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