Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Ramkumar Krishnan joined Fluidic Energy in March 2008 and led product and R&D teams in the development of the company’s game changing rechargeable and long duration metal air energy storage technology. The company now has over 95 patents and over $150 million invested in advancing this technology. Prior to Fluidic Energy, he was a member of the technical staff in the Energy Technology Laboratory of Motorola’s Embedded Systems Research Laboratories in Tempe, Arizona. He has also served as a lecturer in the Department of Electronic Systems at Arizona State University. Dr. Krishnan received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from MIT; an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville; and a bachelor’s degree in chemical, and electrochemical engineering from the Central Electrochemical Research Institute in Tamil Nadu, India. Dr. Krishnan holds several patents both from Fluidic and Motorola in the areas of energy storage and fuel cells. He has also published a variety of journal articles in nanotechnology and electrochemistry related areas.