SOURCE: H2Scan Corporation

H2scan Corporation

August 17, 2010 11:30 ET

H2scan Names Dr. Jennifer Zinck as Manager of Process Analyzer R&D

VALENCIA, CA--(Marketwire - August 17, 2010) -  H2scan Corporation today announced the Company has hired Dr. Jennifer Zinck as its Manager of Process Analyzer R&D. Dr. Zinck brings over 15 years of research experience in broad areas of physical sciences and technology to the Valencia-based company. She comes from HRL Laboratories LLC., in Malibu, CA and will lead H2scan's process analyzer R&D teams in addition to having business development responsibilities.

"Jennifer's selection reinforces H2scan's commitment to innovation and our continued desire to expand our product's reach and success," said Dennis Reid, H2scan's President & CEO. "Her extensive sensor experience and industry knowledge will serve H2scan well as we build on the success of our core technology."

Dr. Zinck has a BSc. in Chemistry from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology.

As Manager of Process Analyzer R&D, Dr. Zinck will be responsible for managing H2scan's experienced R&D staff and directing the company's development of new product offerings in process industries that include petroleum refineries, chemical production and chlor-alkali applications. Her proven ability to market and manage large programs, coupled with her visionary strategy skills will be central to H2scan's continued growth.

"H2scan has emerged as a leader in hydrogen measurement technology, particularly with the ability to measure hydrogen in CO, H2S and other contaminate backgrounds. I am eager to help develop and expand our product offering that already includes over 10 process measurement models," said Dr. Zinck. "Joining H2scan enables me to pursue my passions and be a part of an innovative, emerging company."

Further information about H2scan is available by calling 661-775-9575 or at To be added to H2scan's corporate e-mail list, please send an e-mail to

About H2scan (

H2scan is the leading provider of high performance hydrogen specific sensor systems that provide accurate monitoring and control functions for a wide range of applications, including control systems, safety monitoring and alarm systems. H2scan also provides portable, handheld configurations for easy leak detection and monitoring.

H2scan's hydrogen specific sensing systems based on a patented "Chip on a flex" technology are able to detect and measure hydrogen without false readings or expensive support equipment required. The sensing systems are able to detect hydrogen in air down to 15 ppm concentration over a wide range of temperatures without cross-sensitivities to other gases. The ability to operate with or without the presence of oxygen with no interference from CO, sulfur or chlorine separates H2scan from all other in-line measuring technologies.

The company's solid-state technology was developed at Sandia National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy and is only available commercially through H2scan.

H2scan Corporation is headquartered in Valencia, California, and was formed in 2002 with capital assistance from the Ravinia Venture Fund and Vancouver-based Chrysalix Energy Limited Partnership, that includes Ballard Power Systems Inc., Shell Hydrogen, The BOC Group, BASF Venture Capital and Mitsubishi Corporation.