Professor Felipe Chibante


Professor Chibante has a wealth of experience in the research and commercialization of nanomaterials, having created four technology companies since 1994.

A serial entrepreneur, he has comprehensive experience in all elements of technology commercialization, such as intellectual property, international import/export, customer partnering, government support, and mentoring.

His technical background is demonstrated in over 70 journal, conference, and book publications, and in his filing of 7 patents. Professor Chibante currently serves as the Currie Research Chair in Nanotechnology at University of New Brunswick, as well as President of NanoTex Corporation based in Houston, TX and CEO of NanoNB Corp in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

He has ongoing collaborations with Rice University, NASA, the US Department of Defense, and laboratories in the US, Europe and Japan. Professor Chibante is well-connected within the Atlantic Canada business network.