Designer, Usability Engineer, Musician
Multifaceted Max, musician, songwriter, band manager, creative artist, designer and engineer at Invetech. “My recent usability activities on a large instrument program have been particularly rewarding as I know my contribution will enable the end user to have the best possible operating experience whilst removing the potential for user-error.”
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Software Engineer, Educator, Singer
From managing the transition of a POC hematology instrument from development to manufacture, to mentoring female high school students on clean energy projects, Lauren’s driving passion is improving lives. “I’m passionate about improving people’s lives, through education, through better health outcomes.”
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!”
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.
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.
Mechanical Engineer, Wooden Boat Restorer
Hugh’s five-year wooden boat restoration project led to a career in mechanical engineering at Invetech.
“A desire to understand the engineering concepts behind many elements of the rebuild led me back to university to study mechanical engineering. There a door opened into the world of medical device development and microfluidics, eventually leading me to Invetech where thankfully there’s also no shortage of challenging engineering problems to tackle.”
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.”