Sensiplicity Team

The Sensiplicity team came together to build the technology over the last 3 years. Together we have more than 15 years of experience working on various projects on BIG-Data, genomics, genetics, electronics, software development, High Performance Computing and bioinformatics.

Meet our talented and resourceful team.

Pankaj Jaiswal, PhD

Founder and Co-CEO

Associate Professor at Oregon State University and PI of National Science Foundation and Department of Energy projects on Plant Biology, Abiotic stress and Bioinformatics. His research is focused on studying abiotic stress response, physiology and genomics in agriculture and bioenergy feedstock crops, BIG-Data analysis, data management, standards, and bioinformatics. He is well recognized and connected in plant sciences/agriculture circles both nationally and internationally.

Austin Meier, PhD


He has training and background in plant breeding and genetics. Trained by Oregon State University’s Accelerate Industry program. He is currently working as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Jaiswal lab. His research is on bioinformatics, BIG-data, development of common data standards for plant biology and Data analytics.

Chris Sullivan, MS


Co-Founder and CTO

Chris is an Assistant Director and Technology lead of the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing (CGRB) at Oregon State University. A multi-million dollar cutting edge Biocomputing facility. He is an avid technology developer and golf enthusiast.

Sushma Naithani, PhD

Director of Research

She is an Assistant Professor Sr. Research at Oregon State University and the Coordinator for the NSF funded Plant Reactome project. Her training in plant biotechnology and her research interest are on Plant Biology, Bioinformatics and Metabolic modeling of plant processes.