Rob McGinnis, PhD - Founder, CEO
Before founding Mattershift, Rob was Co-founder and CTO of venture-backed startup Oasys Water, where his forward osmosis desalination technology cut the energy and cost of removing salt from water by 50%. McGinnis has authored over 30 patents and peer-reviewed articles in the fields of membranes, energy, desalination, and nanotechnology. He has a PhD in Environmental Engineering from Yale University.
Amanda R. Martinez - Strategy, Communications
Prior to joining the Mattershift team, Amanda was a freelance science journalist. Her work was published by The New Yorker.com, The Atlantic, Scientific American, Science News for Kids, Seed Magazine, and the National Science Foundation’s news service Science 360. Amanda holds a master’s in Science Writing from MIT.
Kevin Reimund - Research
Mark Wilf, PhD
Founder, RO Technologies, Former CTO Hydranautics
Benny Freeman, PhD
Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin
David Sholl, PhD
Chair of the School of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering, Georgia Tech
William Mitch, PhD
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University
Jeffery McCutcheon, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Connecticut
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