Directing the Next Wave of Innovation for KULR, Walker Will Lead the Engineering Team Toward the Future of Energy Management Solutions and Help KULR Expand into New Commercial Markets
SAN DIEGO / GLOBENEWSWIRE / November 1, 2022 / KULR Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE American: KULR) (the “Company” or “KULR”), a leading energy management platform accelerating the electrification of the circular economy, today announced the appointment of Dr. William Walker, Ph.D. as the new Chief Technology Officer (“CTO”), effective immediately. In his new position, Dr. Walker will envision, design, and direct the next wave of energy management solutions to transform the electrification industry and help the company expand into new markets. Walker will also spearhead the continued evolution of KULR’s battery safety platform and the suite of battery testing services with the Company’s Fractional Thermal Runaway Calorimeter (“FTRC”).
As part of Walker’s promotion to CTO, Dr. Timothy Knowles, a Co-Founder of KULR who served as the previous CTO of the Company will remain as part of KULR’s Board of Directors as Executive Technical Fellow.
“As we expand our offering toward a more vertically integrated energy management company, we are excited to have Dr. Walker take on the mantle as CTO of KULR and help direct the future of our technology platform to deliver upon the promise of the electrification movement,” said Michael Mo, Co-Founder, and CEO of KULR Technology Group. “Dr. Walker’s significant Li-ion battery and thermal management expertise is a great fit to lead KULR’s test engineering division into its next phase of growth. And, we are thrilled to have Dr. Knowles’ continued guidance on the Board in his new role.”
“Bringing the collective energy management solutions of KULR forward as CTO is a tremendous honor and I am committed to helping the company swiftly commercialize our solutions for cross industry utilization and beyond,” said Dr. Walker. “Working alongside KULR’s team of engineers and innovative designers is inspiring and I look forward to working with the leadership team to help further transform the industry and also in advancing KULR’s mission of providing its customers with proven renewable energy solutions.”
Prior to joining KULR, Dr. Walker was employed by NASA’s Johnson Space Center where he co-invented their patented FTRC technology. While at NASA, he supported the design of lithium-ion batteries and their associated thermal management systems for human spaceflight applications.
Dr. Walker received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from West Texas A&M University and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Houston.
About KULR Technology Group Inc.
KULR Technology Group Inc. (NYSE American: KULR) is a leading energy management platform offering proven solutions that play a critical role in accelerating the electrification of the circular economy. Leveraging a foundation in developing, manufacturing, and licensing next-generation carbon fiber thermal management technologies for batteries and electronic systems, KULR has evolved its holistic suite of products and services to enable its customers across disciplines to operate with efficiency and sustainability in mind. For more information, please visit https://www.kulrtechnology.com/.
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