William ("Bill") Easter
William (Bill) Easter has a BS in Geology from the University of Texas and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Drexel as well as a Masters in Engineering Science from Penn State. Bill worked for over 17 years with AT&T and Bell Labs. Since leaving AT&T in 2000, Bill has started 10 companies, including X-MAT CCC. With over 67 US patents issued, Bill is an established inventor and innovator. He has set up and funded an industrial laboratory for producing prototypes and developmental bulk silicon oxycarbide structures with focus on coal feedstock as well as initiated Material Development activities with Polymer-Derived Ceramics. Current research and development activities include using carbon dioxide gas as a carbon negative building material and developing carbon sources anodes for Lithium-Ion batteries.