OUR TEAM

WaterPuris is a team of four University of Waterloo alumni and students. Brought together by our passion to clean water, we are driven to create a product that will remove both visible and invisible waste to the naked eye before it reaches our sewage system. 

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MATERIALS EXPERT

Norman is the director of the Centre of Advanced Materials Joining at the University of Waterloo. He is a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics engineering and has previously

co-founded Smarter Alloys, a smart materials company in the automotive and health space.

PhD, P. Eng

NORMAN ZHOU

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MATERIALS AND WATER EXPERT

Robert is the leader of the WaterPuris team. He is a postdoctoral fellow and research engineer in Mark Servos’ group and the Centre of Advanced Materials Joining. He is passionate about R&D and entrepreneurship related to materials and environmental applications.

PhD

ROBERT LIANG

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BUSINESS ADVISER

John is a serial entrepreneur that is advising WaterPuris on business strategies. He has helped found (Microbonds) and build a number of companies by utilizing his background and network in microelectronics, environmental technologies, entrepreneurship, and manufacturing.

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JOHN PERSIC

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BUSINESS ADVISER

John is a serial entrepreneur that is advising WaterPuris on business strategies. He has helped found (Microbonds) and build a number of companies by utilizing his background and network in microelectronics, environmental technologies, entrepreneurship, and manufacturing.

JOHN PERSIC

Analytical Chemistry Specialist

OLIVIA SCHNEIDER

System Design Specialist 

OLIVER WITHAM

App Specialist

RACHEL TAO

Water Researcher Specialist

AVNEET KAUR

Systems Design Specialist

ADMAD KAMAL

ALUMNI

151 Charles St W, Kitchener, ON N2G 1H6     Tel: 519-888-4567 x 33326     founders@waterpuris.com

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