Dr. Barry Fitzgerald is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Progress and Energy Department at Delft University of Technology and writer of the books "Secrets of Superhero Science" and "Secret Science of Santa Claus".
Fitzgerald is also the owner of BW Science, a company that focusses on making science accessible, interesting and fun for all ages. Moreover, he is a Guest Researcher in the Multi-scale Modelling of Multi-phase Flows group at the Technical University of Eindhoven.
Fitzgerald explains in "Secrets of Superhero Science" how some current scientific research could, in the future, lead to the emergence of superpowers in the real world. The book is also about the comic book origins of the superheroes and their adventures in the films. In addition, he considers the implications of emerging superpowers on modern society and how they might be adapted with our daily lives.