Membrane Technology Forum

Membrane Technology ForumOlgica Bakajin

Since founding the company in 2009, Dr. Bakajin has led Porifera to through the development and commercialization of its novel, environmentally-friendly concentration technology to solve challenges in the management of water across global industries.

After developing the first aligned carbon nanotubes for desalination on a team at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, she co-founded Porifera with the vision of creating advanced membrane systems for water treatment. Dr. Bakajin has led the company’s strategic direction, developing the team and technology from early-stage R&D to international commercial sales by Global Fortune 500 brands.