Professor Newborough brings with him a wealth of knowledge and contacts in the field of energy storage, as well as 14 years’ experience at ITM Power PLC, where he worked most recently as Development Director. Professor Newborough has 35 years’ post-doctoral experience in energy systems and hydrogen technology. He has published over 100 scientific papers and has over 4,500 citations. During his career he held the Scottish Power / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Engineering, Heriot Watt University, and previously, he was Professor of Energy Systems at Cranfield University and is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Bath.
Commenting on the appointment, Superdielectrics CEO, Jim Heathcote said, “We are delighted that Professor Newborough will be joining us as Director of Research and Development as an outstanding successor to Dr Highgate. Marcus’ experience will be vital as we continue to develop our technology.”
Professor Newborough said, “I am looking forward to the opportunity to lead a strong R&D team in work that is potentially globally significant.”