We Provide

Cost effective material solutions to enhance product performance
Innovative product design concepts based on nanomaterials
Production and supply of nanopowders of titanium carbide
Synthesis, production and supply of helically coiled carbon nanotubes
Development of innovative nanocoating processes for material perfomance enhancement


SAI Global strongly believes in technical collaborations with leading researchers and companies in related fields. SGT is currently working with these following collaborators.


Extreme Capacitor, Inc.


ECI’s primary mission is to develop energy storage technologies using nano-materials.  Its current focus is to complete the development and manufacture a new generation of supercapacitors using carbon nanotube (CNT) filaments, called X-CapTM.

SGT is developing a technology to produce develop an innovative nanomanufacturing process to produce continuous single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNT) yarns at high spinning rates using a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) that will be used next generation supercapacitors being developed by Extreme Capacitor, Inc.

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Q3 Web Wideband Wireless, Inc (Q3W)

Since its inception in 1999, and Q3 Web Wideband Wireless, Inc. (Q3W) has been a leader in cutting-edge Wireless, communication and optoelectronic technologies based on unique packaging and integration of modern optics, electronics, and software.  Q3W’s military-grade products have been fielded in many major DOD production programs. 

SAI Global Technologies, Inc. (SGT) and Q3W are working together in developing a novel EMI shielding fabric with coatings of helically coiled carbon nanotubes (CCNT) on cotton yarn. Q3W’s product development and commercialization experience combined with SGT’s strength in synthesis, process development, testing and characterization will ensure successful process and product development with commercial opportunities in military, aerospace, and consumer industries.

Resume of John Burns, CEO

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Prof. Challa Kumar, Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, LA 70806


CHALLA S. KUMAR, Ph.D, is Director of Nanofabrication and Nanomaterials at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

SGT and Prof. Challa Kumar are working together in developing nanoiron oxide particles for remediation, water purification and biomedical applications.



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Kameswar R Upadrashta, Ph.D., President and Principal Consultant

PRAD Technologies, P.O. Box 25210, Saint Paul, MN 55125-0210

PRAD Technologies provides contract research and development services to the process industry, bringing our strengths in chemical engineering, specifically in particulate/multiphase processes and rheology. 

SGT and Dr. Upadrashta work together in projects involving rheology of polymer-carbon nanotube, dispersion experiments and parameter levels, rheological characterization to study the structure of the dispersion, Cryo-TEM characterization to quantify the degree of dispersion, and process optimization using response surface methodology.

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Dr. Cecil M. Teller, Ph.D., President

Berry Creek Engineering

30360 Ledgemont Lane, Georgetown, Texas 78628

Dr. Teller is the President of Berry Creek Engineering, a consulting firm located in Georgetown, Texas. Dr. Teller received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1971. At the Ph.D. level, he specialized in materials science and engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. He has over 40 publications and presentations, and seven granted patents, including one for an automated magnetic flux leakage inspection system for fatigue cracks in threaded tool joints on drill pipe and drill collars. Dr. Teller has over 30 years of experience as a Principal Investigator (PI) and Project Manager for multi-disciplinary project areas including mechanical engineering design, materials science and engineering, nondestructive evaluation and product design, engineering and development.

Dr. Teller provides consultancy services to SGT on projects related to nondestructive testing.

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Dr. Purush Sahoo, Materials Solutions International (MSI)

MSI is a privately owned company dedicated to providing surface modification services to the turbomachinery industry.  Its President, Dr. Purush Sahoo, brings many years of experience involving innovative coatings, welding and brazing technology, superalloy metallurgy, application, processes and materials science background to enable it to provide cost-effective solutions as an alternate to OEM practices.

Dr. Sahoo provides consultancy service to SGT on projects related to thermal spray coatings for surface protection.



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Prof. Wilson Terrell Jr., Assistant Professor

Department of Engineering Science, Trinity University

One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

SGT and Prof. Terrel Jr. are currently working together on a joint project involving synthesis, characterization, and testing of nanofluids for heat transfer applications.

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Prof. Harpreet Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar

Rupnagar – 140 001, Punjab, India


SGT and Prof. Singh are currently working on a joint project involving development of corrosion resistant coatings by cold spray technology.

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Prof. Jorge A. Ramos-Grez, Departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica y Metalúrgica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Santiago, Chile


SGT and Prof. Ramos are currently working on a joint project involving development of wear/corrosion/oxidation resistant coatings by laser processing.

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