Management

  
  
 
Toru Fukushima
Chief Executive Officer and President 
Dr. Fukushima was named Chief Executive Officer and President of SuperPower effective May 1, 2016.  For over 25 years, Dr. Fukushima has worked on compound semiconductors and optical devices at Furukawa Electric Co, LTD.  Most recently Dr. Fukushima was the General Manager of the HTS Engineering Department at Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.  He brings vast experience of international collaboration with various ventures, institutes and customers. Dr. Fukushima received his B.E. (1984), M.S. (1986), and Ph.D. (1995) from the University of Tokyo. 



Drew W. Hazelton
Director of Research & Development / Applications (USA)

Mr. Hazelton joined Intermagnetics in 1980 and has more than 30 years of experience in applied superconductivity.  He has been with SuperPower, now a subsidiary of Furukawa Electric, since its formation in 2000. His activities have included composite superconductor materials processing, mechanical properties and low temperature effects with emphasis on the development of processing for and application of superconducting materials.  Mr. Hazelton was named "Co-Inventor of the Year" in 2005 by the Eastern New York Intellectual Property Law Association for the US patent, 6,664,875 relating to the Matrix-type superconducting fault current limiter.  Mr. Hazelton has a B.S. in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Union College.
 
  

 
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SuperPower Inc. is subsidiary
of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
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