Dr. Merwan Benhabib is VP of Engineering and co-founder at OndaVia, a technology company that has built a chemical sensor for real-time quality monitoring of industrial fluids. He has over fifteen years of R&D experience in the test and measurement field, building analytical instruments with applications in chemical, biological and health monitoring. Prior to OndaVia, he worked with Jet Propulsion Laboratories (part of NASA) on a nanotechnologies-based instrument for life exploration on Mars. Dr. Benhabib holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Mechanical Eng. from the University of California, Berkeley and an engineering diploma from ParisTech, France. He is an expert in micro/nanotechnologies and has contributed to over forty peer-reviewed journals, articles, books, and patents.