Dr. Miles Sakwa-Novak

Director of Research & Development


A leading industrial researcher in the Direct Air Capture field, having authored or co-authored 20+ peer reviewed papers across a decade of experience, Dr. Miles Sakwa-Novak serves as Global Thermostat’s Director of Research and Development. Dr. Sakwa-Novak leads a team of scientists and engineers in core development areas of process efficiency, materials innovation, capital design, and process innovation to improve the cost of removing carbon dioxide from the air. Dr. Sakwa-Novak holds a Ph.D. Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from University of Massachusetts Amherst.