NSERC/NOVONIX Industrial Research Chair

  • Professor Mark Obrovac is a leading battery materials innovator having authored over 100 peer reviewed journal articles, twenty issued US patents, with a further four patents pending in the field of battery science covering anodes, cathodes, electrolyte, and binder materials
  • Obrovac currently serves as the NSERC/NOVONIX Industrial Research Chair since 2018. Prior to that role Mark was the NSERC/3M Canada Industrial Research Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics, Dalhousie University, in Halifax, N.S., Canada from 2010 to 2018
  • Prior to his appointments with Dalhousie University and after completing his PDF at Cornell, Dr. Obrovac was a Research Specialist with 3M Corporation where he was the Project Leader for the Anode Materials Group. Dr. Obrovac also worked as the Principal Investigator for the DOE’s Advanced Negative Electrode Project as part of 3M’s Electronics Marketing Material Division
  • BSc in Chemical Physics, Simon Fraser University (1995); MSc in Physics, Dalhousie University (1997); PhD in Physics, Dalhousie University (2001); PDF in Chemistry, Cornell University (2002)