Appointment of Dr Marcus Newborough, CEng FEI, FREng as aVisiting Professor
10th October 2022
The University of Bath’s Department of Chemical Engineering is delighted to announce that Marcus Newborough, Development Director, ITM Power PLC (https://itm-power.com) will be appointed as a Visiting Professor from 1 November 2022. He will continue to work closely with Professor Tim Mays in the Department, and other colleagues on campus, with a focus on sustainable hydrogen engineering. This will include supporting Tim in building a national EPSRC Hub for Research in Hydrogen and Alternative Liquid Fuels (UK-HyRES, https://ukhyres.co.uk) to be based at the University.
Following his PhD at Cranfield Institute of Technology in 1987 Marcus Newborough has had a successful career in sustainable engineering in industry and as an academic. He joined ITM in 2006 and was appointed to his current senior role at the company in 2009. Marcus is a Chartered Engineer (CEng, 1991), Fellow of the Energy Institute (FEI, 2010) and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng, 2013).
ITM is a world-leading company in the manufacture of proton-exchange membrane (PEM) units to produce green hydrogen via water electrolysis for low carbon electricity, heat and mobility and for industrial decarbonisation. The company floated on the Alternative Investment Market in 2004 becoming the first hydrogen company to be publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The LSE has also granted the company a Green Economy Mark. In August 2021 the Business Secretary opened ITM’s “Giga Factory” in Sheffield (the world’s largest PEM electrolyser plant) and at the same event launched the UK’s Hydrogen Strategy (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-hydrogen-strategy).