Jim Dvorsky leads product development at Nikola Labs. He brings over thirty years of experience creating valuable intellectual property and successfully commercializing products. His roles have included principal investigator (PI), chief technologist, senior design engineer, lead research investigator and mentor. Recognized for problem-solving and developing innovative concepts to address complex issues, Jim is a named inventor on 35 issued and pending U.S. patents. He is inspired by Saint Joseph, Nikola Tesla and his father, men of character that stood by their convictions and chased their dreams.
| Inventor of the Year, Battelle Memorial Institute, 2006
| R&D 100 Awards, 4 time recipient
| ‘R&D Stars to Watch’, selected by Industry Week magazine, 1993
| MS, Electrical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1982
| BS, Electrical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1981