The Aqwest team is composed of highly-experienced professionals with a passion for excellence who are experts within scientific, business, and legal fields. Our technical team includes senior scientists and engineers, many at PhD level, with a proven track record in innovation and superior expertise in physics, chemistry, fluid dynamics, electro-optics, heat transfer, and other relevant disciplines. Our external associates include distinguished university scholars.
Aqwest LLC was founded by John Vetrovec, an internationally recognized scientist with a rich history of innovation and commercialization of breakthrough technologies. His inventions have enabled hundreds of millions of new business revenues. John has been recognized as a versatile and prolific innovator/author with over 50 US patents issued or pending and over 70 publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings. His prior appointments include Technical Fellowship at The Boeing Company (1988-2006), research project management at TRW Inc. (now Northrop-Grumman Space Technologies) (1978-1988), and technical leadership of projects at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) (1983-1988). John has a BA and MA in mathematics and an MS in Electrical Engineering / Plasma Physics; all from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). John is currently the president of Aqwest LLC.