About Millennial Scientific

Millennial Materials and Devices Inc. is an advanced material and manufacturing company focused on high-performance, multifunctional, nanotechnology-enabled products, and solutions. It is situated at the Long Island High Technology Incubator (LIHTI), Stony Brook, New York.

It is well-positioned to expand the capabilities of its highly differentiated materials and manufacturing technology due to its:

  • Core Competencies: Materials, tools and methods at the interface of nanotechnology and biomedical science and engineering

  • A strong IP portfolio: The company has unique proprietary technology related to composition, methods of manufacturing and uses of our novel structures.

  • Experienced executive team with deep domain knowledge and a proven track record of success..

Our Leadership Team & Partners

Millennial Scientific's leaders embody the skills and talent necessary to make this corporation an innovative industry leader. Our senior managers are experts in the field, with deeply demonstrated history of success in nanotechnology, material, life sciences, biomedical technologies, & product development including:

  • 185+ years combined expertise in advanced materials and manufacturing.

  • 165+ years combined executive management experience in the area of scientific supplies & instrumentation  lifesciences and biomedical industry.

Balaji Sitharaman, PhD

Founder and Director

  • Inventor and internationally recognized for nanotechnology R&D

  • Over 20 years of experience and expertise in carbon nanotechnology

  • Proven track record in managing and  executing large multidisciplinary projects

  • Successful experience in growing early stage ventures 

Bob Williams


  • 28+ years of product develop, management and business development experience in diagnostic imaging technologies

  • Past Business unit responsibility for medical devices, consumables, and healthcare IT product lines

  • Former business development and innovation executive at ACIST Medical Systems and Bracco Imaging SpA

  • Consultant and advisor to various Med-Tech clients

  • Entrepreneur mentor and Angel investor

Dennis Fujii, PhD


  • 28+ years of senior management experience in diagnostic and pharmaceutical technologies

  • Ex-Director at Bracco Diagnostics and Nycomed-Amersham

  • Deep knowledge of R&D for imaging agents


Sitharaman Balasubramanian 

Business Advisor - 

Product Development

  • 38+ experience and expertise in advanced manufacturing 

  • Executive Director of Composite Prototyping Center, Long Island, New York

  • Ex-Director of Technology Development AEW/EW, Northrop Grumman

  • Fellow of Society for the Advancement of ​Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

  • Authored over 30 technical papers, several patents, and recipient of several prestigious advanced manufacturing awards


Trevor Hopkins

Business Advisor - Corporate Strategy & Development

  • 40 years of global cross-­functional experience and senior leadership positions in scientific and laboratory supplies and equipment industry

  • Successfully lead multiple startups to multimillion dollar exits

  • Extensive chromatography background, sales & marketing leadership, strategic & tactical planning, global sourcing & procurement, stakeholder relationship management

  • Successful launched and marketed over 10 products

  • Strong network within the manufacturing, separation technologies, & life science industry

Sharon Barkume , J.D.

Business Advisor - Intellectual Property

  • 25+ years of diverse experience as life science executive

  • Deep knowledge of exploratory, discovery, and translational issues

  • Director, Developmental Therapeutics and Proteomics Center and Faculty of Pathology Department, Stony Brook University

Cheryl Springfels


  • 23+ years of strategic consulting for the nations top non-profits, scientific and educational institutions

  • 13+ years of experience helping researchers bring biomedical products to market

Partners & Supporters

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