James Pikul, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania


2020 Moore Inventor Fellow

James Pikul, Ph.D.

Research Description

James Pikul combines robotics and electrochemistry to create new energy sources. His invention will create a synthetic metabolism to power off-grid electronics that conserve and monitor the health of our planet.


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Moore Inventor Fellows Science University of Pennsylvania, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Back


Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Moore Inventor Fellow, 2020
Toyota Programmable System Innovation Fellowship, 2020
NSF CAREER award, 2020
Scialog Fellow, Advanced Energy Storage, 2019
Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program Award, 2019
Materials Research Society Gold Award, 2013
Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship, 2011

Moore Inventor Fellows