Electronics Engineer, Author, Antiques Collector
Among many projects, Ian has been the leading light of our RoHS offering–a role that calls for extraordinary attention to detail. Naturally, this trait is evident in Ian’s private pursuits including spending 10 years writing a definitive text on the history of Roman coinage, in his spare time.
“One of my more memorable projects was developing a molecular diagnostic platform for detecting tuberculosis in 3rd world countries. From a technical perspective, it was challenging integrating so much technology into a compact instrument including sample preparation, ultrasonics, rapid PCR, electrophoresis, optics and microfluidics. How we whooped with delight when a perfect electropherogram first appeared on the screen!”
Electro-Mechanical Technician, Boomerang Experimenter
There are no two work days the same for Charles, with engineering, prototyping, design for production, and traveling for technical support and maintenance on his plate.
Outside of work, Charles’s experimentation and prototyping continue with creative boomerang design and testing, as well as any number of other outdoor experiences.
Manufacturing Engineer, Jet Engine Designer, Automotive Restorer
Coming to Invetech by way of Rolls Royce aviation where he designed jet engines, Richard is passionate about manufacturing high-technology products.
“I get great satisfaction in knowing every single product we deliver is going to a customer somewhere around the world to be used to improve or save lives!”
Cell Therapy Application Scientist, Foodie, Outdoor Enthusiast
Most of Lian’s days are spent in Invetech’s San Diego cell therapy lab improving automation in cell therapies. With a PhD thesis that focused on stem cell derived vascular cells for tissue engineering, Lian’s passion for science is tangible.
Outside of the lab, Lian likes to enjoy hotpot and BBQ with friends and spending time outdoors with her dog Olive.
User Experience Designer, Researcher, Strategist, Traveler, Foodie
Making an impact is what inspires Betina in the world of design-led innovation and experience design, “tackling challenging problems to positively impact people’s lives is what motivates me every day.”
When she is not helping shape the future of healthcare, Betina can be found walking the beaches of San Diego along with her dog Remi.
UX Design Engineer, Illustrator, Artist
For creative content and deep insight into understanding how people interact with user interfaces, Annie is our go-to person. Outside of work, she loves manga (her art and others), cosplay, Japan and alpacas.
Electrical Engineer, Quality Development, Soccer Player
What better environment than the Japanese automotive industry to learn and master Quality Policy and Deployment. Paul’s years in Japan with Toyota have delivered a kind of cultural revolution to the project teams at Invetech. In discussing his motivations, “Contributing to humanity through developing instruments that help save lives” is high on his list.
UX/XD Interaction Designer, Tennis and Basketball Player, Home Chef/Baker, Traveller
Christian’s passion for experience design stems from his desire to understand people on a deep emotional level while they interact with technology and their environment. “I come from a family of artists and have always wanted to merge art, technology and communication.”
When Christian is not designing digital interfaces, he keeps busy playing tennis and basketball, sharpening his cooking/baking skills and crafting his imagination.
IT Site Administrator and Facilities Manager, Golfer, Steel Tip Darts Champ
During his workdays, Brian ensures Invetech’s computers and facilities in San Diego are in top notch shape and running smoothly.
In his free time, you can find Brian on the golf course or playing darts. He holds an impressive steel tip darts ranking from the early 2000’s with a #1 rank in San Diego and within the top 50 in the United States.
Engineer, Pixel Artist, Upcycler
A key team member on many cell therapy automation projects, Andrew comments “I think about the birthday cakes that wouldn’t have been if not for technology we’re developing.” Apart from saving lives, Andrew sets the standard in saving the environment, from making tables out of old packing crates to creating decorative made from hard-rubbish and garage sales finds, and beyond.
Designer, Innovator, Caricaturist
Our go-to man for creative thinking from breakthrough innovation to staff caricatures. “I love the challenge of idea generation and innovation workshops. And I strongly believe artistically rich visual communication is key to effective problem solving.”
Scientist, Laboratory Specialist, Photographer
Not content with his busy role in the laboratories of Invetech, Ali spends his Saturdays working for a pathology laboratory. “It’s something I’m just passionate about. I get to experience new, automated systems and keep my skills fresh in terms of being an active lab user.”