Merwan Benhabib, PhD
Co-founder and Hardware Architect
Merwan is a senior scientist with ten years of experience in test and measurement devices. He has worked extensively in designing, manufacturing and testing devices for in situ chemical and biological sensing with an emphasis in micro and nano-scale technologies. He successfully developed a multichannel microfluidic device for life exploration on Mars for NASA. Currently he is managing the research and development efforts at a start up, OndaVia, leading the development of their state-of-the-art sensor for real-time industrial monitoring. Merwan holds a PhD and an MS in Engineering from UC Berkeley and an engineering diploma from lвЂ™Ecole Nationale Superieure dвЂ™Arts et Metiers, Paris. He has contributed to more than ten peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and patents.