About Us

Nanocap Technologies is an intellectual properties company focused on the invention of new, highly efficient dehumidification processes for practical applications.

The principals of the company are inventors Dr. Arthur S. Kesten, President, and Dr. Jack N. Blechner, M.D., Vice President.

Arthur S. Kesten has a B.S. from New York University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Art was employed by the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory (1955-1963) and the United Technologies Research Center (1963-1997) where he held several key scientific positions including their Associate Director of Research and Director of Research Programs. In 1997, he was named by the United Technologies Research Center as its Distinguished Engineer of the Year. He taught for many years at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and continues to give talks on emerging energy technologies and sustainable development. Art holds many patents and has published many peer-reviewed articles.

Jack N. Blechner has an A.B. from Columbia College and an M.D. from Yale. He is currently Vice-President of Nanocap Technologies. He was Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Dean at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and had specialized interests in water and gas transfer through biological membranes during fetal development. While serving as Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army he was Chief of Perinatal Research and Development at William Beaumont General Hospital. He has conducted research in how water moves from mother to fetus across placental membranes and in the application of biological principles to physical systems.