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.
Nick is an undergraduate student in the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University. He is a gifted electronics hardware and software developer and a member of OSU’s Robotics team.
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.