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December 6th, 2004

Rice professor blends research into business

Abstract:
R. Bruce Weisman has joined the ranks of Rice University professors bitten by the entrepreneurial bug.

The chemistry department teacher recently added a pair of new titles to his business card as founder and president of Applied NanoFluorescence LLC.

Owning and operating a company that develops analytical instruments for specialized segments of the nanotechnology industry was the furthest thing from Weisman's mind as little as a year ago. But a request from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration convinced the professor that the time might be ripe to commercialize his research work in the Rice labs.

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