Who We Are

Our Team

Who We Are

Meet Our Team

The NuWave Research team consists of experts in the field of industrial vacuum microwave technology. Our engineers and material scientists will work with customers from concept to commercialization for maximum return on investment.

Greg Stromotich

Greg Stromotich

CEO

​Greg is a serial entrepreneur with experience in management, manufacturing, automation, sales, construction as well as research and development. Greg is a creative and critical thinker with a passion for complex problem solving. This has led him to a career of leading multidisciplinary teams that generate disruptive solutions for industry. Greg has co-authored academically reviewed publications in Genetics and holds multiple patents. Greg received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of British Columbia.

Paul Burgener

Paul Burgener

CTO

Paul joined NuWave in 2012. He is a serial entrepreneur, engineer, and Certified Management Consultant. Prior to joining Nuwave, he had 4 patents in microwave heating in pasteurization and in accelerated chemistry which provided background as one of the inventors in the Nuwave patent. Paul also brought his years of experience working with the National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program in which he had assisted over 400 companies in commercializing technology through his technical and business management expertise.

Joseph Lee

Joseph Lee

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Joseph graduated from the University of British Columbia with a mechanical engineering degree (BASc).  He has over a decade of machinery design experience with an array of engineering skills at his disposal: design of conveyor systems, food processing machines, vacuum systems, microwave applicators, and shop jigs. He also has extensive hands-on experience in prototyping, simulating, and testing power machinery. Joseph’s technical expertise, innovative mind, critical thinking skills, and passion for challenging projects have allowed him to accelerate NuWave Research from R&D to commercialization.

Rita Xu

Rita Xu

Quality Assurance Manager

A passionate Quality Assurance professional with a Masters Degree in Food Science & Technology. Rita has extensive experience in developing new and improving existing quality systems in compliance with EU-GMP and ISO 9001 standards. Rita’s commitment lies in building and maintaining solid customer relationships through strict quality control.

Vadim Gnidenko

Vadim Gnidenko

Senior Hardware Development Engineer

An electrical engineer with many years of broad experience in electronics design and development, Vadim is an analytical thinker with extensive multidisciplinary knowledge, a systematic approach, and a passion for challenging projects. Vadim graduated (with honors) from Voronezh Polytechnic Institute in Russia as an Electronics Engineer. He then worked then in both research and production environments on multiple projects, in both engineering and management roles. In 2005, he decided to broaden his experience by working at an international company and moved to Samsung Electronics in South Korea. In 2011, he relocated to Canada.