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People Transfer: Feb 18, 2009

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Commercialization services firm Transfer Technology International has appointed David Silver as a member of its scientific advisory board.

Silver is currently a senior scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He has also served as a professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute and a visiting professor in ophthalmology at the University of Debrecen, Hungary.

His research has spanned molecular physics, submarines, atmospheric chemistry, spacecraft, and ophthalmology. He has published widely in scientific and medical journals, is a co-inventor on three patents, and has played a role in developing and marketing various technologies, TTI said.

Silver holds a BS from Illinois Institute of Technology, an MA from Johns Hopkins University, a PhD from Iowa State University, and held postdoctoral positions at Harvard University and the University of Paris.

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