About

About Pliant Energy Systems

Founder & CEO

Benjamin Pietro Filardo - design engineering and corporate affairs
 

Director of Science & Engineering

Daniel S. Zimmerman - science, hardware and software engineering

 

Director of Product Development

Michael I. Weaker - engineering and industrial design

 

Patents

12 granted (7 US) and 7 pending
 

Sponsors

Office of Naval Research (ONR)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Empire State Development Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR)

Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE)

 

Grants/Contracts

Office of Naval Research (contract, current) # N00014-16-C-3042

Office Office of Naval Research SBIR award # N00014-11M-0259

Office of Naval Research SBIR award #N00014-12C-0604

NSF SBIR award #1315383

USDA SBIR award # 2013-33610-20836

NYSERDA (PON 2022) award #23139

NYSERDA (PON 2569) award #30364

 

Memberships

NewLab
iCLEAN


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