Case Studies and 'Eleavator Pitches

This session will be a whistle-stop tour of a few case studies highlighting energy efficiency and decarbonisation technologies that have been applied in sectors other than rail. 

A selection of ‘elevator pitches’ will follow. Attendees will have strictly 1 minute each to showcase their relevant research expertise. 

Case studies:

Riding Sunbeams

Leo Murray Director of Strategy, 10:10 Climate Action

The exploitation of free piston engine technology to decarbonise transport

Prof Tony Roskilly Director - Centre for Energy Research, Newcastle University

Innovative semi-conductor technology: use in other sectors and its potential for rail

Prof Philip Mawby Head of PEATER (Power Electronics Applications and Technology in Energy Research) group, University of Warwick

G-volution technology

Shimon Shapiro Research and Development, G-volution Ltd

Elevator pitches from:

  1. Ben Nichols, University of Nottingham
  2. Will Midgley, Loughborough University 
  3. William Holderbaum, Manchester Metropolitan University
  4. Nick Mallinson, University of Warwick
  5. Garfield Southall, University of Chester
  6. Jianing Li, University of Birmingham
  7. David Fletcher, University of Sheffield
  8. Rebeka Sellick, SellickRail Ltd
  9. Michael Healy, HaslerRail
  10. John Parry, Ultra Light Rail Partners
  11. Neil Tinworth, Unipart Rail Limited
  12. Andy Stephens, Perpetuum
  13. Andrew Stephinson, FTI Communication Systems
  14. Clive Brook, Clean Power Hydrogen
  15. Christopher Maltin, Global Gas Logistic Solutions
  16. Mark Hinnells, Ricardo