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AIMM's Team

At AIMM we have the scientific and business expertise to get things done! AIMM’s mission has attracted a diverse field of talented people to help accomplish our goal to improve people's lives through science!

Dr. Luis Estevez, PhD

President & CEO, AIMM


While obtaining a PhD in Materials Science & Engineering from Cornell University, Dr. Luis Estevez developed a novel nanocomposite materials platform based on porous carbon, called hierarchically porous carbons or HPCs.


In addition to over a decade's experience designing multi-level tunable porosity in carbon-based materials, Dr. Estevez has managed various science and engineering projects such as spearheading a million dollar, 3-year DOE project to optimize his technology.

Scientific Expertise Team

• Dr. Estevez has well over a decade of materials science research experience: PhD at Cornell,  Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Scientist At UDRI  

• Collaboration with Dr. Crosson who has a career’s worth of water treatment experience

• Research Biologist Lisa Brown is a key collaborator and contributor

Dr. Kenya Crosson, PhD.

Professor, University of Dayton

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Expert in water treatment & pathogenic water contaminants – has the laboratory for testing biocides.

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Ms. Lisa Brown

Research Biologist, Collaborator

Lisa is a research biologist at the University of Dayton Research Institute. She holds a master’s degree in Microbiology from Marshall University.


Commercialization Expertise

• Mr. Eric Wagner developed numerous startups and specializes in taking lab scale concepts to protypes

• Mr. David Dunn has over 25 years of experience leading military research, testing and development. Dave has supported numerous projects transitioning technology for the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI)

• Ms. Katie Hill, EIR from EC specializes in marketing and startup development

Mr. Eric Wagner, MBA

Co-Founder & CSO, Converge

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EVP business development: Converge Technologies; helped launch 16+ startups; prototyping expert.

Mr. David Dunn

Division Head, UDRI

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Dave Dunn is the Division Head for the Power and Energy Division at UDRI; comprised of over 80 engineers, scientists, and technicians.

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Prof. Katie Hill, MBA

Mentor and EIR for AIMM 

Mentor & EIR for AIMM via City of Dayton, OH EC program; expert in marketing & growing startups.

SE Team
Com Team
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