Bob graduated from Leicester Polytechnic in the UK with a degree in Electronics Engineering in 1975 and began his career working on advanced radar equipment for GEC-Marconi. Since then he has gained extensive experience in electronics design and real-time software across a range of applications, from office machines to telecommunications equipment.
In 2011 Bob brought his product design skills to OXIS Energy to take Lithium-Sulfur batteries out of the lab and into real applications. He now manages the team responsible for creating practical Li-S batteries, both in-house and through battery integration partners. Bob was responsible for the development of the first electric bicycle battery to use Lithium-Sulfur cells and went on to manage the construction of a 7.5kWh battery system for a light electric vehicle – the world’s largest Lithium-Sulfur battery. He has detailed understanding of the behaviour of Li-S cells when incorporated into systems and is an expert in the integration of Li-S cells and battery management systems.
- Lithium-Sulfur – Next Generation Battery Technology — October 1, 2014