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Our team

ChloBis Water was founded by two Ph.D. researchers and a chemistry professor working together at UW-Madison. Over the last four years, we have been working to demonstrate technology proof-of-concept and are motivated and excited to bring this technology to market. We are passionate about using innovative science to improve affordable access to fresh water and have created a supportive and collaborative environment that encourages the generation of new and creative ideas to solve problems.


Dr. Margaret Lumley

Co-Founder,  Chief Executive Officer

Margaret's Ph.D. thesis focused on the development of electrodes for desalination. She has also participated in extensive entrepreneurial training and is leading the team's business development efforts.


Dr. Dohwan Nam

Co-Founder, Technical Advisor

Dohwan is the technology inventor and key research engineer of the team. He has more than ten years of experience working with diverse battery electrodes and energy storage systems.


Dr. Kyoung-Shin Choi

Co-Founder, President

Kyoung-Shin is an internationally recognized leader in the development of electrochemical processes and electrode materials for water treatment, energy conversion, and chemical production.


Nicholas Elsbury

Research Scientist

Nick is a Research Scientist for ChloBis Water.

He has three years of experience as an analytical chemist where his primary focus was with Ion Chromatography.

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