Engineers / Dr. Chi-Chih Chen


Dr. Chi-Chih Chen, a Research Associate Professor at The Ohio State University, developed Nikola Labs’ wireless power technology. With a distinguished career in electrical engineering and antenna design, Dr. Chen has made important advances in ground penetrating radar, novel radar systems and compact/low-profile antenna designs for communication and navigation. He believes that radio frequency waves hold great potential to improve people’s lives and is excited to put his know-how to work, bringing wireless power from a laboratory curiosity to commercial reality.

Education & Awards

| Distinguished Achievement Award  – Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA), 2016

| Fellow – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015

| Fellow – Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA), 2010

| PhD, Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1997

| MS, Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1993

| BS, Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1988