Who We Are

Our Team

Who We Are

Meet Our Team

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

Greg Stromotich

Greg Stromotich

CEO

Greg is 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.

Jin Fu

Jin Fu

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Jin has many years of experience with bringing projects from concept ideas to documented design, prototype, manufacturing process, all the way to quality industrial and consumer products. He holds a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree, both in Mechanical Engineering. The industries he served include medical devices, food processing machinery, watercraft, steel structural buildings, packaging, oil and gas drilling/piping, and bulk container shipment. He is specialized in multi-discipline problem-solving, material engineering, structural, thermal, hydraulic, computer simulation, modelling, manufacturing, and programming.

Joseph Lee

Joseph Lee

Mechanical Engineer

Joseph graduated from University of British Columbia as a mechanical engineer (BASc).  He has over 7 years of machinery design experience including but not limited to: design of conveyor system, food processing machines, vacuum systems, microwave applicators, and shop jigs.  He also has extensive hands-on experience in prototyping, simulating, and testing power machinery in a fast-paced environment. Coupled with his technical expertise, Joseph’s innovative, critical thinking skills and passion for challenging projects have allowed him to excel in 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 system in compliance with EU-GMP and ISO 9001 standards. Rita’s commitment lies in building and maintaining solid customer relationship through strict quality control. 

Vadim Gnidenko

Vadim Gnidenko

Senior Hardware Development Engineer

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