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We are DKS

Direct Kinetic Solutions envisions becoming the power solution for future generations.

What we do

Our team is dedicated to develop, manufacture, and trade Persistent Power Sources (RPS).

These devices harness the high energy density of beta-emitting isotopes and utilize their continuous, and steady emission of energy to generate current that can be utilized to directly power devices, charge chemical batteries, or work as complements to other power sources, such as solar.

Our Team

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Ekhi Muniategui


Experience in the manufacturing, commercialization, and development of semiconductors and components for IoT industries.

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Dr. Marc Litz


Physicist in the Energy Sciences Division of the Army Research Laboratory. Expert in radioisotope power sources, and the study of advanced energetics utilizing nuclear materials.


William Ray

Electrical Engineer

Former electronic engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, with extensive work on semiconductors for betavoltaic operation.

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Justin Cho

Product Development Engineer

Engineering consultant with expertise in Mechanics, Nuclear Engineering, Robotics, Military Technology, and Artificial Intelligence. Former military technology engineer.

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Nestoras Patsalis

Engineering Intern

Mechanical Engineer with a background in technical design and a talent for creative thinking.


Joanna Patsalis


Expert on global supply chain operations, and has led development and optimization projects in various industries.

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Daniel Chapman

Director of Radiological Operations

Expert in Radiation Protection, with broad experience with government agencies and education in Homeland Security and Emergency Management

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Atilio Anzellotti

Product Development Scientist - Radiochemistry

Chemical Engineer with expertise in radiopharmaceutical product development and radiochemistry research.

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Johnny Russo

Nuclear Engineer

Former nuclear engineer at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, with extensive work on quantum mechanics and direct beta emitting direct conversion radioisotopic power sources.

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Stylianos (Steven) Papapetrou

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer with a military background and expertise in design and manufacturing.

Our Advisory Board

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Ricardo Rodriguez


CFO at Aspen Aerogels


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Brad Jenkins


Co-founder & Managing Director at
Seed Round Capital

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David Scott

DoD Relationships & Contracting

Managing Director at OCEAN Accelerator Techlink

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Austin Hill


Co-founder & Managing Director at

Seed Round Capital

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Daniel Dubois


Co-founder & President at Key

30 under 30, Airbnb

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John Delay

DoD Consultant

Senior Scientist, and Advanced Concept Engineer

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