Full Name
Dr Chris Burns
Job Title
Novonix Ltd
Speaker Bio
- Previously led all company divisions including NOVONIX Battery Technology Solutions and NOVONIX Anode Materials.
- Co-developed the breakthrough Ultra High Precision Coulometry (UHPC) technology with Professor Jeff Dahn.
- Co-founded NOVONIX Battery Technology Solutions in Canada in 2013.
- Former Senior Research Engineer with Tesla.
- As Tesla’s first technical hire in Canada in 2015, Dr. Burns led projects in materials and battery characterization with the goals of selecting EV and ESS battery chemistry and materials.
- Dr. Burns holds multiple patents related to Li-ion batteries and is a co-author on peer reviewed journal articles that have been cited over 4,000 times.
- Received his PhD and MS in Physics from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and his BS in Physics from St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia.
Dr Chris Burns