Inventor of WiTricity Technology and WiTricity Founder Dr. Marin Soljačić Receives 2014 Blavatnik National Award

Dr. Soljačić honored for his myriad contributions to the science community, including his pioneering work on wireless power transfer technology Watertown, MA – WiTricity, an industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that the company’s founder and Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Dr. Marin Soljačić, Ph.D., has been…

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WiTricity to Host Introductory Webinar on its Highly Resonant Wireless Power Transfer Technology

WATERTOWN, Mass.– WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that it will be holding a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, September 10 at 1 p.m. ET to offer registrants an introduction to the fundamentals of the company’s highly resonant wireless power transfer technology. This webinar underscores the company’s commitment to educate registrants…

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Wireless charging company WiTricity scaling up EV charging capability as well as itself

WiTricity, the MIT spin-off commercializing strongly coupled magnetic resonance wireless charging technology for EVs as well as consumer devices, industrial, medical and military applications (earlier post), has work underway to deliver wireless charging systems capable of delivering 10s of kilowatts for plug-ins, compared to the current 3.3 or 6.6 kW, says CEO Alex Gruzen.

WiTricity Appoints Donald R. Peck as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Seasoned professional to join expanding management team as company and wireless power transfer market experience rapid momentum Watertown, MA.– WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that it has named Donald R. Peck as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Peck, who brings deep experience in both public and private companies, will…

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Alex Gruzen Named Top Disrupter in CRN Top 100 Executives of 2014

CRN each year present’s the Top 100, our annual list of the IT industry’s foremost leaders. As part of the 2014 Top 100, CRN looks at the 25 executives who shook up the IT industry this year.  Alex Gruzen, WiTricity CEO, is #13 on the list of Top 25 Disruptors in the industry.  

WiTricity Hires Farooq Butt as SVP of Business Development & Strategy

Wireless power pioneer hires industry veteran to accelerate commercial momentum Watertown, MA.– WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that it has named Farooq Butt as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy.Farooq brings more than 20 years of global experience in driving strategic agendas and revenues for innovative…

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Developers Tap Wireless Self-Sufficiency with their Product Designs

Wireless, batteryless design developers are becoming a greater asset to companies today in helping to develop cutting edge product designs for manufacturers. Energy harvesting technologies are creating a buzz in the industry as way for product manufacturers to develop more interesting applications.

Within grasp: A world without (charging) wires

Cars, medical devices, industrial machines, and oh yes, your phone—the tech industry is hard at work developing ways to cut the cord. Standing in its way: physics and a nasty war over standards.

Faculty highlight: Marin Soljacic

Physicist reveals new techniques for controlling light by angle, creating transparent displays and photonic crystal bandgaps.

First Winners of Largest Prize for Young Scientists Announced

Marin Soljačić, Ph.D., WiTricity founder, was named a 2014 National Laureate by the charitable foundation of billionaire Leonard Blavatnic.  Three researchers in biology, chemistry and physics have won the inaugural Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, a new national prize rewarding promising research by scientists under 42.  The $250,000 award is now the largest unrestricted cash…

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