PhD, VP of Engineering
Matthew Senesky, PhD, collaborated on early flywheel research at University of California – Berkeley that formed the basis of Amber Kinetics’ technology. As one of the company’s earliest employees, he developed the first-generation electronics package and contributed to the architecture and configuration of the original prototypes. Since 2013, he has built a world-class multidisciplinary engineering team. As Amber Kinetics’ vice president of engineering, he manages all aspects of R&D and product development.
Before joining Amber Kinetics, Dr. Senesky was part of Texas Instruments’ “Kilby Labs” corporate R&D group, with a focus on power electronics for renewable energy and energy storage. From 2007 to 2009, he worked for Tesla Motors as part of the team that released the groundbreaking Tesla Roadster. Dr. Senesky received A.B. and B.E. degrees from Dartmouth College, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California – Berkeley.