Air filtration innovation for a healthier world.

We are a team of innovators and industry veterans who are developing breakthrough electrostatic air filtration technology for a healthier world.

PAF owns exclusive rights to the patented technology, originally developed in XXXX by founder Dr. Igor Krichtafovitch in partnership with the University of Washington.

Management Team

Dr. Igor Krichtafovitch

Developed PAF technology in partnership with the University of Washington; pioneer in the electrostatic air filtration industry with over 70 patents; experience designing air filtration products for international markets, including China.

Larry Rothenberg

Veteran technology industry executive, cofounder and president of three technology startups; extensive experience developing and managing international partnerships for large and small companies.

Alan Viosca

Experienced designer and builder of high performance commercial electro-mechanical devices.

Advisory Board

Dr. Lon Bell

Successful serial entrepreneur and leading expert in the field of thermoelectric products; founded and ran several highly successful technology companies; chair of PAF’s Intellectual Property Strategy efforts.

Dr. Alexander Mamishev

Professor at University of Washington, and co-founder of PAF; Head of the Sensors, Energy and Automation Laboratory at UW; extensive experience designating and testing electrostatic air purification products.

UW CoMotion

As a UW spinoff, PAF is able to leverage the extensive resources of its CoMotion collaboration hub for technology start-ups.

Norm Long

President of HAVTECH; 25+ year veteran of the HVAC industry.

Dr. R. Vijayakumar

Leading expert in the design and development of air filtration products.

Holly Rosenthal

HVAC industry veteran and business leader.

Jim Sheppard

Owner of Commercial Filter Sales (Seattle), 25+ years experience in air filtration product distribution.


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