Editorial Advisory Board Profile:
Charles “Chuck” Pell
Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder at Physcient
Chuck is a designer, scientist, and inventor with a remarkable trajectory through sculpture, robotic dinosaurs, and underwater and pharmaceutical robots. At Physcient, Chuck has been designing the next generation of surgical instruments: hand-held robotic smart tools that sense (and respond) to their environment. Previously, Chuck was Co-founder and Director of Science & Technology at Nekton Research, a Navy robotics contractor funded mostly by the US Department of Defense for advanced technology development. Chuck’s prior positions include Director of the BioDesign biomechanics facility (Duke University Zoology) and Director of R&D for Dinamation International, a Los Angeles-area robotics FX company. Chuck also spoke at TEDMED 2011.