Fluidion Team

Fluidion is powered by a team of passionate application specialists, scientists and engineers who are leaders in their fields, working together on technology-based solutions to address tomorrow’s global water quality and public health issues.


Dan Angelescu
Dan AngelescuFounder and CEO

Dan holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and a B.S. from the California Institute of Technology, both in Physics. He has strong academic and industrial expertise in applied physics and microfluidic sensors, as well as international management experience. For the past 15 years he has focused on implementing breakthrough water quality and environmental sensor technologies, and holds 30+ patents, 50+ publications and 3 books (including a single-author reference text on microfluidics). Prior to starting Fluidion, Dan held a Professor position in the Engineering department of ESIEE Paris - Université Paris-Est, and was a Senior Research Scientist at Schlumberger Technologies (Cambridge MA, USA), in charge of pioneering the company's first microfluidic platform for extreme environments (high pressure and temperature). Outside work, Dan is an avid outdoors enthusiast (hiking, climbing, skiing, swimming, sailing).

Board of Advisors

Cristina Ahmadpour
Cristina AhmadpourBoard Advisor

Cristina is a specialist consultant in emerging water technology and best industry practices, with a Master degree in Environmental Law and Policy from the Vermont Law and Graduate School. Cristina is highly-experienced in commercial, technical, and regulatory aspects in the water industry. She maintains a strong network of trusted relationships with a large panel of industry stakeholders.

Marco Aieta
Marco AietaBoard Advisor

Marco is an internationally-recognized water treatment expert, specialized in designing regulatory and treatment optimization strategies, and holds a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University as well as a Business Management degree from Harvard University. Marco served on the USEPA Drinking Water Advisory Council. Marco held positions of Director of Global Water Services for MWH Global, Director of Engineering at MWH Constructors, and Director of Water at Carollo Engineers.

Channah Rock
Channah RockBoard Advisor

Channah is Professor and Extension Specialist at the University of Arizona, and holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Arizona State University. She is a leading expert on wastewater reuse practices and specializes in molecular pathogen detection in agricultural water, acting as Water Quality and Sustainability Extension Specialist. Channah is involved in regulatory aspects related to Ag water, and has had an advisory expert role for FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act.

Charles de Rudder
Charles de RudderBoard Advisor

Charles is a business strategic advisor on topics related to product strategy, solutions design, market placement and launch strategies. He holds International Business degrees from Dublin City University and NEOMA Business School. He has extensive background and experience in finance and corporate strategy aspects.

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