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CREOL alum Esmaeil "Hooman" Banaei wins Cade Prize

BanaeiCadePrize.jpg Rachel Palenik (Everix’s Marketing Assistant), E. Hooman Banaei (Everix CEO/Founder), and Phoebe Cade Miles (Founder of the Cade Museum and daughter of Cr. Robert Cade the inventor of Gatorade).

CREOL alum Esmaeil "Hooman" Banaei, CEO of Everix, an Orlando company that designs and manufactures high-performance optical filters that can be used in medical imaging, night vision and laser safety eyewear, was named on Saturday night the winner of the $50,000 Cade Prize.

The contest is run annually by the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention on South Main Street in Gainesville, created by the family of the late Robert Cade -- the inventor of Gatorade while a scientist at the University of Florida.

Read more: 'Inventivity' of Everix's filters captures Cade Prize

Everix Press Release
P
ress release on Optics.org

Posted Saturday, May 16, 2015

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