TOMAS HOUBA, PhD - Research Scientist
Dr. Houba earned his PhD in aerospace engineering from the University of Florida. His expertise in interdisciplinary multiscale study of plasma actuation and non-equilibrium physics strengthens our low and atmospheric pressure modeling efforts.
ALEXANDER SCHINDLER-TYKA - Design Engineer
Mr. Schindler-Tyka has years of hands-on expertise on designing and developing plasma and ozone generation systems, including catalytic decomposition of ozone and food spoilage deterrence. He served as a key researcher on design and fabrication of an efficient small-scale power supply and plasma generator.
WILLIAM LEAR, PhD - Director of Engineering
Dr. Lear previously held a faculty position in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department at the University of Florida for over 30 years. Dr. Lear was an employee at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, and was a Faculty Fellow at the NASA, NETL, and ORNL.
SILADITYA BOSE - Global Pathfinder Team, Marketing Southeast Asia
With over 30 years of experience in environmental engineering, sales and marketing for different global clients, Mr. Bose brings a wide range of knowledge in conducting opportunity analysis, and product pricing and positioning for the competitive Southeast Asian market.
HELENA WEAVER, PhD - Technical Consultant
Prof. Hagelin Weaver earned her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. She has developed heterogeneous catalysts for a number of different reactions, including steam reforming of methanol, oxidative coupling of aromatics as well as methane, and Fischer-Tropsch synthesis.
DAVID MANEVAL - Research & Development Director
With peer-reviewed publications in journals like Cell and Nature, Mr. Maneval is a leading biotechnology professional. His 40 years of research and development experience in microbiology, bacterial pathogens, vaccinology, immunology and engineering process scale-up brings essential assets to our team.
KARL R ZAWOY - Business Development Manager
Mr. Zawoy, a Registered Technology Transfer Professional, has over 30 years of manufacturing and product development experience working for Fortune 100 companies and early stage startups. He directed and launched products for medical device companies including CD Medical, Johnson & Johnson and Novoste. He is an inventor on 13 patents.
SUBRATA ROY, PhD - Founder & President
Recognized as an international leader in plasma research, Dr. Roy is an inventor of 32 patented and patent-pending plasma technologies. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and American Society for Mechanical Engineers, and Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
DR. JUDITH JOHNSON - Scientific Advisor
Dr. Johnson is Professor of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine and Director of Core Laboratory at the Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida. As an expert in microbial antibiotic resistance and pathways of disease transmission, she oversees testing of the ability of our technology to destroy disease causing agents.
Here at SurfPlasma, we are dedicated to you and all your different surface cleaning needs. Our management team has a collective experience of over 100 years in making the environment clean. Our most important goal is making you a happy, life-long customer living in a healthy environment.
While laboratory tests show SurfPlasma can rapidly achieve medical levels of sterilization, our present strategy is to bring surface and air sanitizing equipment to the global market. Production prototypes are in development and the start of product sales is on our horizon.