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Meet Ian Thatcher – Senior Design Engineer

Ian Thatcher - Sensor Design Engineer Introducing Ian Thatcher – the newest addition to the team! Ian has over 22 years of experience across a wide spectrum projects; from cradle-to-grave designing of high performance motorcycle engines in mass production whilst at Triumph Motorcycles Limited to the design and manufacture of one-off research engines during his time at MAHLE Powertrain. Ian…

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Meet Ian Cooke! Head of Test & Development

Introducing Ian Cooke – the newest addition to the team! Ian has over 12 years of experience working on cutting edge research, test and development projects for world-championship winning Formula One teams during his time at Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains, high-profile tech companies, tier one suppliers and automotive OEMs. Ian will lead the Testing and Development as…

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Dunbar Racing Engineering Partnership

CARNOT are pleased pleased to announce our partnership with Dunbar Race Engineering as we aim to produce our proof-of-concept prototype in 2021. Lead by Duncan Dunbar a Mechanical Design Engineer with extensive experience in the Motorsport industry; having worked in Superbikes, MotoGP, Formula 1 and Historic racing. Formerly an Engineering Team Leader at Mercedes AMG HPP. Amongst other specialities,…

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Francis Lempp – Co-Founders behind CARNOT

Francis Lempp - Co-Founder Carnot was co-founded by entrepreneurs Archie Watts-Farmer, Francis Lempp and Nadiur Rahman. Their aim is reduce global co2 emissions by 13% and bring clean, secure and affordable energy to all. To better understand Carnot and gain an insight into the companies’ motivations we carried out interviews with its co-founders, following this series we interviewed…

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Carnot selected for Net Zero Technology

Carnot is delighted to announce we have been selected for The Net Zero Technology Centre Tech X Accelerator programme. From an original 150 applicants, Carnot are one of 10 awardees to participate in the programme supported by BP, Equinor, and KPGM. The OGTC was Established in October 2016 with £180 million from the Aberdeen City Region Deal, and originally was the…

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CARNOT accepted into Google Campus

Carnot are pleased to announce our acceptance into the Google for Startups Campus. Campus Cafe is a great place to get things done, take a break, or collaborate with like-minded people. The program offers early-stage startups access to Google’s best practices and flexible workspace alongside fellow founders. From programming and events to mentoring sessions with Google…

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Is it really the end of the road for the Internal Combustion Engine?

Following Volvo’s declaration in July 2017 that it would stop designing combustion engine cars by 2019 and the UK’s announcement shortly afterwards that all new cars must be zero-emission by 2040, The Economist ran an article-cum-obituary about the internal combustion engine proclaiming “the end is in sight for the machine that changed the world”. A…

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Paul Cotton – Latest Engineering advisor!

Paul Cotton We are pleased to welcome Paul Cotton as a key technical consultant for CARNOT. Paul spent 25 years at Rolls-Royce holding numerous senior leadership positions including Chief Design Engineer Future Programmes.  Paul is the Director of Quancho Limited and currently holds board advisory positions across organisations such as Quick Release (Automotive) Ltd and EGE Engineering Services Ltd. Paul has…

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