Department of Chemistry

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

The School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics and the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Sciences jointly present ...

Dr. Tim Driscoll: The Use of Nano-Materials for the Authentication of Brand Goods and High Value Documents

Tuesday May 23, 2006 2 p.m. TI Auditorium ECSS 2.102

Please join us for an overview of the emerging anti-counterfeiting and brand protection industry, and a discussion featuring a range of material and device technologies that Authentix is developing to combat the growing level of fraudulent and counterfeit trade throughout the world.

Dr. Tim Driscoll, Vice President of Global Operations for Authentix, Inc., has over a decade of brand protection and anti-counterfeiting experience. He oversees the design, development and implementation of security solutions for clients. Dr. Driscoll has developed high level covert and public security features for major world currencies and passports. He has published over 15 journal articles and has several patents. He holds a Ph.D. and a M.S. in Physics from Brown University and a B.Sc. in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Authentix, Inc., based in Addison, TX, provides complete anti-counterfeiting and anti-diversion brand protection solutions for Fortune 500 companies in the oil and gas, pharmaceutical, spirits, tobacco, and agrochemical industries, as well as fiscal tax recovery services for governments worldwide. Authentix solutions include unique and innovative applications of nano-materials and associated detection systems.

For more information please contact Duncan MacFarlane 972-883-2165
or DJ Yang 972-883-6681

  • Updated: May 17, 2006