BrightVolt expands R&D group

By November 20, 2020News

Newberry, Indiana.  –  BrightVolt is pleased to announce expansion to its R&D group both in terms of personnel as well as facilities and equipment.

As Covid cases continue to rise in the U.S, we are taking the utmost care to keep our team members safe and healthy while working at BrightVolt. Two new Phd. engineers have joined the BrightVolt Team – Dr. Joanna Burdynska and Dr. Ashok Saraswat. Dr. Burdynska is a highly accomplished polymer scientist with a distinguished career in battery development and numerous patents and publications to her name. She will be working with the Team on improving performance of the company’s Polymer Matrix Electrolyte (PME®) product. Dr. Saraswat has an extensive career both in battery technical development and also in business development and partnering in the battery industry. Dr. Saraswat will be assisting with the company’s co-development and partnering initiatives among other functions. Dr. Anaba Anani, the company’s Chief Battery Scientist commented “our talented R&D Team continues to grow and thrive. Our new hires bring new ideas and expanded scope to our technology development. This is key to forging ahead and improving our technology and products.”

In addition to adding personnel, BrightVolt has also made significant investments in facilities and equipment in Q4. As part of the company’s program of continuous improvement and expansion of its equipment resources, the company has added further battery testing and development equipment to its already extensive installed base at its R&D facilities in Indiana. Todd Peters, the company’s CEO commented “we invest significantly in improving and upgrading our equipment as a regular business process so that our R&D personnel have what they need to push forward with important technology developments. Battery technology development requires this kind of commitment as new materials and the science behind new materials integration evolves and grows more complex.” Peters continues “ we want our Team to be able to move quickly and take advantage of the new materials opportunities as they arise.”

BrightVolt continues to recruit for the best and brightest R&D personnel in the battery technology space. We are currently looking to hire a number of battery engineers and scientists. Please check our Employment page here: https://www.brightvolt.com/employment/

In spite of the pressures and complications associated with the current covid-19 pandemic, we would like to take this opportunity to wish our partners and business associates with good health and continued prosperity in these difficult times.