Marc Miskin works on the design and fabrication of cell-sized robots.

Why you should listen

Marc Miskin is an assistant professor of electrical and systems engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Outside of his day to day, Miskin is actively involved in science education, frequently presenting at science museums. He has a BSc in physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a PhD in physics from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the faculty at UPenn, Miskin was a Kavli Postdoctoral Fellow for Nanoscale Science at Cornell University. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and son.

Marc Miskin’s TED talk