SALT LAKE CITY, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyworks, the global leader in gyronautics, has named Peter B. Littlewood, PhD to its strategic board of advisors effective immediately.
"As we continue to grow Skyworks, it's important to have top people in specific fields represented on our boards," said retired Air Force Brig. Gen. John Michel, Skyworks Director. "Peter brings a wealth of scientific knowledge to Skyworks and as we work on bringing gyroplanes, gyrodynes and the science of gyronautics to the forefront of the all-electric 'flying car' conversations, having distinguished minds like Peter advise from a technological standpoint is invaluable."
Dr. Littlewood is a professor of physics at the University of Chicago, and Emeritus Director of the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory. His research interests include the applications of materials for energy and sustainability, and he has advised on a number of major battery initiatives, including the DOE's Joint Center for Energy Storage Research and the UK's recently announced Faraday Challenge. He is a member of the science advisory board of the recently formed Responsible Battery Coalition.
Dr. Littlewood holds six patents, has published more than 250 articles in scientific journals and has given more than 300 invited talks at international conferences, universities and laboratories. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of London, the Institute of Physics, the American Physical Society, and TWAS (The World Academy of Sciences). He holds a bachelor's degree in natural sciences (physics) and a doctorate in physics, both from the University of Cambridge.
Skyworks Global Inc., is the world leader in gyronautics, the study and design of sustained autorotative flight represented by the company's gyroplane technology. Skyworks has more than 40 patents with several more underway, all obtained in an effort to radically change not only the way gyroplanes are perceived, but also the way they are utilized. From mass personnel transportation, agriculture, and border protection to literally changing the economies of developing nations, Skyworks' goal is to change the paradigm of aerial technology. For more information about the company, its products, and individual members of the Skyworks team, visit www.Skyworks-Global.com.
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