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Professor Clare Grey receives a Damehood for outstanding contributions to UK science

10th June 2022
Kiera Sowery

Nyobolt, pioneers of end-to-end fast-charging battery systems, has announced that Professor Clare Grey, Co-founder of Nyobolt, has been appointed as Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her services to science.

The appointment marks her extensive contributions to the battery industry and its pivotal role for a more sustainable world.

Dame Clare Grey FRSis a Royal Society (RS) Research Professor (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge), a Principal Investigator at the Faraday Institution and winner of the KörberPrize (2021). Since the launch of lithium-ion batteries in the mid-1990s, Dame Clare Grey has devoted her career to enhancing energy systems and leading the charge towards a sustainable future for battery technologies. As a leader and a role model for many future scientists, this recognition of the highest accolade is a testament to the dedication that Dame Clare Grey has shown throughout her career.

Dame Clare Grey FRS said: “I am very honoured to be recognised for my services and contributions in the field of science and the discovery of new methods and materials that help enable revolutionary sustainable energy solutions. Collaborating with great minds in the battery space is such a privilege, and I am extremely grateful to my colleagues who have worked alongside me throughout the years. I also hope that this recognition will highlight the diversity and importance of fundamental science and how it helps make the world more sustainable.” 

 CEO Sai Shivareddy added: “At Nyobolt, we are incredibly proud to celebrate this outstanding recognition for Professor Clare Grey. Her research led to the launch of Nyobolt, and working with a world-renowned expert in battery technology is an honour. Her extraordinary contribution to the industry will revolutionise the world through record-breaking ultrafast charging, erasing range and charge anxiety and achieving net-zero carbon emissions.”

Nyobolt congratulates all individuals in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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