Boeing’s Dr Ali Yousefiani joins Hyperion Metals advisory board

July 8, 2021

Dr Ali Yousefiani, Technical Fellow and Chief Scientist for Metallic Materials Technology for Boeing Research & Technology, has joined Scientific and Technical Advisory Board of Hyperion Metals, based in Perth, Australia, and Belmont, North Carolina, USA. He brings over thirty years’ of experience in the field of material science and is the holder of twenty-two patents.

Dr Yousefiani was a co-Investigator for the ARPA-E funded development programme for Hyperion’s patented titanium metal and powder technologies, and has a reputed track record of leading strategic investment decisions and enterprise-level R&D initiatives. As a member of the board, he will focus on the commercialisation of Hyperion’s titanium technologies.

“I am delighted to join Hyperion Metals as an advisor to assist the team with the strategy to develop critical, low-to-zero carbon materials for high-performance industries such as aeronautics and space exploration, which I have been deeply involved with for many years,” stated Dr Yousefiana. “I am particularly enthusiastic about assisting the team with commercialising the breakthrough HAMR and GSD low-to-zero carbon titanium processing technologies, given the potentially transformational applications of low cost, low carbon titanium metal and powders.”

Dr Yousefiani is responsible for programme execution and insertion of advanced metallic-based material technologies into current and future Boeing product platforms, and leads a wide range of programmes aimed at the maturation of durable, manufacturable, and commercially deployable metallic airframe structures. He currently leads the research and development of extreme environment heat exchangers and ultra-high performance turbine blades made from novel high-entropy alloys produced using Additive Manufacturing and traditional manufacturing methods.

Anastasios (Taso) Arima, CEO and Managing Director of Hyperion Metals, commented, “Dr Yousefiani is a recognised global leader in the field of material sciences and advanced materials, and combined with the skills and experience of existing Advisory Board members Dr Zak Fang & Dr Kesh Keshavan, we have a world-class team that will accelerate our plans to produce low-cost, low-carbon titanium metal and powders.”

The USA is 100% dependent on high carbon, expensive titanium primary metal imports. Hyperion Metals hopes to rectify this dependency with its patented HAMR and GSD titanium technologies, and states that it is making rapid progress towards commercial production of its low-cost powders.

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