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The WorldWater team has extensive solar and water engineering and project management experience throughout the world.

In recent years, WorldWater has brought proprietary solar and water technologies to areas in the U.S., Africa, Asia and the Caribbean, providing alternative energy, clean water and irrigation solutions to a wide variety of customers.

 

Quentin, T. Kelly

Chairman and CEO of WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc.

Mr. Kelly is the Founder and is Chairman and CEO of WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc. of Princeton, New Jersey. He was Founder of the original WorldWater, Inc. in 1984 (later WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp.) as a consulting and R&D firm developing solar-powered water pumps and served as Chairman and CEO from its inception until 2008, when the company was acquired by a financial group. In 2009, Mr. Kelly started the new company, “WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc.” which has been assigned his patented solar and water pumping technology. This technology is utilized in the irrigation and Mobile MaxPure™ line of products.

Earlier, Mr. Kelly was Director of Information Services and Assistant to the President of Westinghouse Electric Corporation (Broadcasting, Learning and Leisure), and later President of Pressurized Products, Inc., manufacturers and international marketers of specialized water systems and products. He has 30+ years managing solar and water related projects in US and developing countries. Mr. Kelly is an alumnus of Kenyon College and holds three U.S. patents relating to solar power and water systems.

In 1998, Mr. Kelly was inducted into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame for his achievements as Small Business Inventor of the Year.

Davinder Sethi, PhD

Director / Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer

Davinder SethiDr. Sethi has over 20 years of experience spanning technology, corporate finance, and investment banking. He has advised several technology companies including serving as CEO and CFO. Prior to that, Dr. Sethi served as Director and Senior Advisor to Barclays de Zoete Wedd, where he advised major global providers of communications on strategy, structuring and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, he spent 7 years at Bell Laboratories in operations research and communications network planning, and seven years in corporate finance at AT&T. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Operations Research, Economics and Statistics from UC Berkeley

James S. Bryan

Managing Director / Global Business Development

James BryanJames S. Bryan brings more than 20 years of renewable energy sales and finance experience to his role leading WWST’s  worldwide development.   Earlier, Mr. Bryan served as the Director of Project Finance and Regulatory Affairs for RAI Services, a multi-faceted electrical, engineering, and solar development enterprise.  During his tenure at RAI, Mr. Bryan was directly responsible for the development and financing of over 100 Million dollars of solar energy projects, in the municipal, university, school, hospital and industrial sectors. Prior to joining RAI, Mr. Bryan was the Commercial and Municipal Markets Manager for WorldWater & Solar, where he played a key role in the development and financing of two of the major airport solar installations in the United States, located at Denver International Airport and Fresno International Airport.  Before entering the solar industry, he was Founder and CEO of a start-up beverage manufacturing and marketing business, which he operated for 11 years before arranging a buyout. Mr. Bryan graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, and also holds an MBA from LaSalle University.

Michael B. Ingles

Vice President of Operations

Michael InglesMr. Ingles provides oversight for the research and development and manufacturing programs within the Company. He has been with the WorldWater team since 1996, implementing solar water pumping projects throughout Eastern Africa, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, and the United States. He has more than 20 years experience in international development and humanitarian aid, with emphasis on renewable energy in the developing world, and guides the development of the product line. Prior to working at WorldWater, he served as a natural resource management consultant with the U.S. Peace Corps in Thailand and worked as a wildland firefighter with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service along the U.S./Mexico border. Mr. Ingles graduated with a BS in Geology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1989) and holds a Masters degree in Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware (2004).

Dr. Gunter Schemmann, PhD

Director of Engineering, Research and Development

Gunter SchemmannDr. Schemmann has years of field experience in modeling, simulation of systems and product development. In addition to his substantial experience in Mechanical Engineering and Operations Research he has also worked in Biomedical Research. He holds his B.S. in Engineering from Swarthmore College and his Ph.D. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University. He was associated with the Cancer Institute of NJ and for several years with Knite Inc. of New Jersey. He joined WWST from Princeton University Engineering research in 2011.

Carolyn Colella 

Executive in Charge of Media, Marketing and Small Business Development

CaroylnCarolyn Colella came aboard WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc. (WWST) with a background of radio and television including experience as a children’s television executive where she served as Director or Post Production for Scholastic Entertainment Inc, a division of the children’s book publishing giant, Scholastic Inc., NY, NY. Swapping out city life for the country, Carolyn spent a number of years as a homemaker and proprietor of her own small horse farm in Upstate New York where she implemented and installed her own solar thermal hot water system. In 2014, Carolyn returned to her media roots and joined WWST as Executive in Charge of Media, Marketing and Business Development. She is also operating concurrently as Founder and Executive Director for GlobeWater & Solar Technologies (GWST), a women owned LLC and affiliate to WWST with a focus to find a means to supply fresh, clean water and power to women, children and communities in areas of critical need. GWST’s scope includes water, food and energy security while creating safe living conditions. Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Vincent Uhl

Advisor for WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc.
Mr.Vincent Uhl, and his firm, Vincent Uhl Associates, Inc (VUA), are professional geologists, hydrogeologists and engineers. They consult to private industry, municipalities, law firms, developers, consulting firms and international governments on all projects with elements of groundwater resources development, management, protection, assessment and remediation. The range of services offered by the firm includes Groundwater Supply Development, Groundwater and Soil Remediation, Litigation Support, Site Assessments and International Services.

C. Schuyler Morehouse

Advisor for WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc.
C. Schuyler Morehouse, Founder and President of Morehouse Engineering, Inc, WWST’s power systems advisor, has been involved in the design and construction of process facilities in Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Petrochemical, Wastewater, and Mining industries during the past twenty years. Projects were in the range of $800,000 to $365 million. Mr. Morehouse received his BSME from the University of Pennsylvania and started his career with Bechtel Inc. in their Refinery and Chemical Division. Moving from the petrochemical and mining industries to the wastewater industry, he joined Metcalf and Eddy, a leading environmental consulting engineering firm. He then proceeded to found Morehouse Engineering, Inc. in 1990,a firm that concentrates on cross discipline plant process systems design, fabrication, and start-up services. He has worked closely with WWST and its predecessor company since 1995.

Ambassador Lange Schermerhorn

Advisor for WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc.
Ambassador Lange Schermerhorn serves as a lead advisor for Global Development and State Department. She is a retired U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, is an economist who has spent 30 years in the Foreign Service and has covered the globe as a senior Foreign Officer in such places as Brussels, where she was Deputy Chief of Mission, with specific emphasis on economics relating to NATO and EU. Ms. Schermerhorn has significant Foreign Service experience in Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Tehran, London and Washington D.C. Ms. Schermerhorn’s education and related experience include Mt. Holyoke College, Harvard Business School, and National War College. She has been associated with WWST or its predecessor company for 8 years.

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Richard E. Stephenson

Advisor for WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc.
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Richard E. Stephenson, former logistics expert with the US Army and graduate of West Point, has also made major contributions to the Army and Army aviation for more than 40 years as a combat aviator and logistician. Many of his innovations have had dramatic impact on Army aviation. With his background in the research, development, test and engineering process and knowledge of the Army planning, programming and budgeting systems, he has helped WWST in development of its programs and products. He was instrumental in developing the first Army aviation Modernization Plan. He has been an advisor to WWST since the new Company’s formation in 2009.

 

 

Mobile MaxPure: how this powerhouse on wheels works.

Our Clients

..this technology will not only transform the way developing countries purify their water but it will also be the catalyst for countries to begin harnessing solar power for other uses!...

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