Doctoral Alumnus Phil De Luna joins the National Research Council (NRC) Canada as Program Director, Energy Materials Program Challenge

Effective February 18th, 2019, Phil will be taking on the role of Progam Director, Energy Materials Challenge Program at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada as the youngest Director ever.

This program will focus on the development of new materials that will be used in the production of clean and sustainable energy. As director, Phil will consult with partners and stakeholders on the Program approach, set the outcomes, and build and lead a multi-disciplinary, collaborative research team to develop novel materials to produce clean and sustainable energy over seven years with a budget of $21M.