CEO of Porifera, Inc.


Olgica Bakajin, Ph.D. is CEO, of Porifera, Inc. where she is commercializing advanced forward osmosis technology for water reuse.  Prior to Porifera, Olgica had a successful academic career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Her patents and publications, have been cited over 10,000 times. Olgica Bakajin is a physicist by training with the degrees from University of Chicago (1996) and Princeton University (2000).  Dr. Bakajin received the NanoTech Briefs Award in 2007, R&D 100 Award in 2010 and has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2011. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the International Forward Osmosis Association.