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April 27th, 2007

Idea nets student $10,000

A high school science fair project is still paying off for Troy Tomasik.

His high school interest in carbon nanotechnology helped the Taylor University sophomore earn the $10,000 first-place prize in the University of Evansville's New Venture Creation competition. The money also benefits Tomasik's company, Tiergen Technologies.

Tomasik and Tiergen won for developing a patent-pending fluidized bed reactor to produce single-walled nanotubes.


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