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Paul Glick


4800 Oak Grove Drive

Pasadena, CA 91109

Member of:

347C - Extreme Environment Robotics Systems

Paul E Glick

Robotics Mechanical Engineer


Paul is a robotics mechanical engineer. He completed his Ph.D. focused on mechanical adaptation through compliance in 2021. His work includes grippers, anchors, locomotion systems, growing robots, and in-situ power generation. Additionally, he has worked as an ROV operator, maintaining and piloting deep sea vehicles. At JPL, Paul has worked on adhesive-enabled grippers, cold-tolerant hardware, and underwater vehicles.


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, UC San Diego, 2021

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, UC San Diego, 2018

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, UC San Diego, 2014

Research Interests

Underwater Robots, Embodied Intelligence, Soft Robots, Grippers & End Effectors, Adhesion, Deployable & Growing Robots, In-Situ Power Generation

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