Kevin Colbow

Vice President, Technology, and Product Development

Kevin Colbow was appointed Vice President, Technology, and Product Development in February 2016. Dr. Colbow’s responsibilities include the leadership of the Company’s Technology Solutions business segment, including Engineering Services and IP licensing.

Dr. Colbow joined Ballard in 1994 and his areas of responsibilities have included research and development, product development, technology portfolio management and product management. He was Director of Research and Development until March 2010, when Dr. Colbow was appointed Director of Product Management with responsibility for fuel cell stack products.

Following receipt of a B.Sc. in Chemical Physics from Simon Fraser University in 1986, Dr. Colbow completed a M.Sc. degree in lithium-Ion rechargeable batteries at the University of British Columbia and, in 1992, completed a Ph.D. in photoelectron and soft x-ray spectroscopy on semiconductor surfaces. Dr. Colbow has also completed the Certificate Program for Technology Management at the California Institute of Technology and has 23 patents in the area of PEM fuel cells as well as twenty-six published papers.

Recent Posts

Mar. 29, 2018

What Are the Latest Developments in Fuel Cell Catalyst Technology?

Zero-emissions energy enthusiasts remember the early demonstrations of hydrogen fuel cell technology. As far back as the 1990s, excitement was building for fuel cells....