Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Awards Dynasil's RMD Unit $2.1 Million to Develop Next Generation Radiation Detection

 Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Awards Dynasil's RMD Unit $2.1 Million to
            Develop Next Generation Radiation Detection Equipment

Research Contracts Advance DNDO's Goal of Identifying Cost Effective Detection
Technology to Combat Proliferation of Nuclear Materials

PR Newswire

WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014

WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Dynasil Corporation of America
(NASDAQ: DYSL) today announced that its RMD Research subsidiary has been
awarded contracts totaling $2.1 million from the Department of Homeland
Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). These contracts will
advance the government's research and development initiatives focused on the
identification of illicit nuclear materials.

"The DNDO continues to tap our highly specialized materials research expertise
to develop technology for critical homeland security applications," said Peter
Sulick, Dynasil's Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer and
President. "These awards focus on the development of next generation
materials to combat nuclear smuggling by improving detection of illicit
materials at ports, airports, railways and border crossings.

"We believe that our research provides integrated solutions to identify
neutron and gamma rays, which are signatures of highly enriched uranium and
weapons-grade plutonium," Sulick said. "The threat of terrorists smuggling
nuclear materials into the country to create weapons of mass destruction is
one of the most serious threats faced by the United States. To prevent this
from occurring requires equipping border crossings and shipping ports in the
United States and abroad with advanced systems to detect the telltale
signature of nuclear materials. RMD's objective is to assist the DNDO in its
mission to enhance the nation's nuclear and radiological materials detection
capabilities. At the same time, research awards like these help drive
Dynasil's commercialization efforts and advance our goal of developing
proprietary technology that addresses significant market opportunities."

About Dynasil
Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ: DYSL) develops and manufactures
detection and analysis technology, precision instruments and optical
components for the homeland security, medical and industrial markets including
medical imaging and sensors for non-destructive testing. Dynasil has an
impressive and growing portfolio of issued and pending U.S. patents. The
Company is based in Watertown, Massachusetts, with additional operations in
MA, MN, NY, NJ and the United Kingdom. More information about the Company is
available at www.dynasil.com.

Acknowledgements
This work is supported by The US Department of Homeland Security Domestic
Nuclear Detection Office, under competitively awarded contract(s)
HSHQDC-13-C-00068, HSHQDC-13-C-00070, HSHQDC-13-C-B0039, HSHQDC-13-C-B0038,
HSHQDC-13-C-B0041, HSHQDC-13-C-B0040, and 2013-DN-077-ER00002. This support
does not constitute an express or implied endorsement on the part of the
Government.

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Contact:
Patty Kehe
Corporate Secretary
Dynasil Corporation of America
Phone: (617) 668-6855
pkehe@dynasil.com

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