With over 60 years combined of water experience, AquiSense's team has the knowledge and experience to deliver world-class UV-LED product solutions.

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AquiSense CEO - Oliver Lawal
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Oliver Lawal 


Oliver Lawal has been involved with UV technology since the late 1990’s.  As the founder of AquiSense Technologies, he is able to execute his passion for chemical-free water treatment using UV-C LEDs.  He also currently serves as Past-President of the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA). 

Oliver holds two engineering degrees from Manchester University in the United Kingdom, has been widely published on UV topics, named in various global patents and is considered one of the thought leaders in the practical application of UV-LEDs for water treatment.  Outside interests include family time, volunteer service work, playing music and riding bikes – with and without motors.

Stuart Bauman - Controller
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Stuart Bauman


Stu has close to 30 years of financial leadership and most recently worked with the Nikkiso corporate office. He received his CPA (Certified Public Accountant) certificate in the State of Ohio but has spent most of his career in corporate accounting/finance.


Stu is a proud graduate of Miami University and when not immersed in numbers he can be found on the local running trails.

Jackie Spjut - Office Manager

Jackie Spjut

Office Manager

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Molly McManus

Regional Sales Manager

North America

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Molly holds a degree in chemical engineering and has experience in the nuclear safety and industrial chemical fields. She wanted to be part of the global water solution and joined AquiSense as of one of the company’s first Application Engineers. She has 5 years of UV-C LED system collaboration and integration experience.


Molly enjoys chocolate, Star Wars, and doing nothing with her amazing husband and their dog.​

Thomas Arnold - Regional Sales Director - Europe

Thomas Arnold

Regional Sales Director


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Thomas has been in the UV industry for more than 15 years. He has been working with and leading international sales teams at Heraeus Noblelight.

Recognizing the potential of semiconductor light sources, especially for UV disinfection, he joined Nikkiso in 2016 and oversees the sales of AquiSense systems in Europe in January 2017.


If not busy working with customers, he enjoys quality time with family and friends, hiking, biking, and traveling.

Mitch Hansen E-Marketing Specialist

Mitch Hansen

Marketing Manager

Anthony Pimentel

Applications Engineer

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Saketh Thanneeru - Applications Engineer

Saketh Thanneeru

Sales Manager

SE Asia

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Helen Chen

Sales Manager

大中華區 Greater China Area

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Hunter Lear

Applications Engineer

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Muneyuki Kawakami

Applications Engineer

Jun Miyauchi Regional Sales Director - Asia

Jun Miyauchi

Regional Sales Director


Jun has been involved in the Semiconductor industry since 2003. He brings more than 10 years experience as a system engineer to the AquiSense team.

He recognized the potential of deep UV LEDs and joined Nikkiso in 2013 to develop this emerging market. In 2018 Jun became the Regional Sales Director for AquiSense to promote UV LED systems in Asia. 


Jun enjoys quality time with family, reading, and soccer.

Jennifer Pagan, PhD - CTO

Jennifer Pagan, PhD


Jennifer brings 20 years of technology experience to the AquiSense team, with the bulk of that time spent in technology startups. She's a well-known force in the world of UV LED product development.

Aside from a love of all things technology, Jennifer’s favorite things include skiing and biking with her family, reading, and music.

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Steven Pugh - Development Manager

Steven Pugh

Product Development Manager​

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Jack Krause - Electrical Design Engineer

Jack Krause

Electrical Design Engineer

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Aaron Najfach

Regulatory Engineering Lead

Zeyanna Al-Saifi

Electrical Engineering Intern

Rich Simmons - Product Development Scientist

Rich Simons, PhD

Head of Application Science

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Nick Maleki Engineering Technician

Nick Maleki

Engineering Technician

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Wes Morin - VP of Opperations

Wes Morin

VP of Operations 

Wes has been working in the water treatment industry for more than 10 years. His experience includes everything from project management, operations management, to sales. With his diversified experience, he has a holistic approach to process improvement and optimization for AquiSense products.


During his time away from work, Wes enjoys playing board games with family, fixing and repairing motorcycles, and sports.

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Michael Murphy


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Daniel - Production Supervisor

Daniel Chao

Production Supervisor

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chris Ferguson Manufacturing Engineer

Chris Ferguson

Manufacturing Engineer​

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Brooke Beath

Quality Control Manager

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Jeremiah Bruening

Senior Production Technician


Nathan Tombilm

Senior Production Technician


Cody Chapman

Senior Production Technician


Derrick Chao

Production Technician


Jason Meyer

Production Technician


Chio Phouny

Production Technician

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Nathan Chapman

Junior Production Technician

Lucy Lawal

Junior Production Technician

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Daniel Meachan

Junior Production Technician


Alexander Nhun

Junior Production Technician


Tyler Hum

Junior Production Technician


Nathan Trammel

Junior Production Technician