Personnel

Pearlhill Technologies is an Idaho R&D, technology development, and Commercialization Company located in Idaho Falls. Pearlhill’s core competency is in broad areas of low-level nuclear waste management, carbon capture and dry ice production, fluorine chemistry, plant memristance sensing, CIGS nanomaterials electronics, magnetoreception sensing and navigation.

Dr. Bamidele A. Omotowa

  • Co-founder & President
  • PhD Chemistry; with focus on fluorine and nuclear waste management industries
  • PI for 7 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Awards
  • Non-metallic Inorganic Fluorides from Uranium Tetrafluoride (NIFUT), Photolytic carbon capture, & Magnetoreception sensor technologies
  • Author of 17 journal publications & 9 U.S. patents

Professor Kris A. Campbell

Professor of Computer and Electrical Engineering
Boise State University

  • Over 200 issued U.S. & foreign patents, with five licenses
  • 10+ years in industry R&D, at EG&G Special Projects, Idaho National Laboratory & Micron Technology, Inc.
  • Inventor of memristors, phototransistors, optoelectronic circuit design, nonvolatile memory device technology, & microfabrication
  • Collaborates with Pearlhill on the development of electronic sensors

Dr. Olu Omotowa, PhD.

Nuclear and Process Engineer

  • Codes and methods development for scientific and engineering processes
  • Process improvement and clean energy strategies
  • Data-driven approaches to facilitate risk-informed decision making
  • 10+ years’ experience in engineering design and process management
  • Managed multi-million-dollar projects that improved safety performance of advanced energy systems.
  • Engineering design on NIFUT and photolytic technologies

Mr. David Noack

Eastern Idaho Director – Small Business Development Center
Idaho State University, Idaho Falls

  • 35+ years experience in business and technology commercialization
  • 8 years commercialization of gyroplanes in the aviation industry
  • 15+ years ownership and operation of a successful solar energy company
  • Wide network of contacts and access in industry
  • Analysis and implementation of businesses strategies at all levels
  • Provides advise and guidance on strategies for commercialization of Pearlhill innovations

Dr. Jean’ne Shreeve

Professor of inorganic & fluorine chemistry
University of Idaho, Moscow

  • Former Chair of the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science
  • Over 800 journal publications & patents
  • Recipient of:
    • Garvan Medal from the American Chemical Society
    • Cambridge University Fellowship
    • National Science Foundation Fellowship
    • Ramsey Fellowship
    • Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship
    • American Chemical Society’s Fluorine Award
    • Alexander von Humboldt Scholar Award
  • Collaborates with Pearlhill on fluorine chemistry R&D

Dr. Omotayo Omotowa

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, Idaho State University

  • Co-founder of Pearlhill Technologies
  • Board member
  • Research focus is in the area of Geriatric Nursing
  • Member of Idaho Board of Nursing
  • Manages Pearlhill infrastructure and administration

Ms. Carrie J. Wildman

Technical Lead

BS Chemistry, MS Indian Law
Plant Engineer & Operation Manager

  • BS Chemistry, MS Indian Law
  • Expert on process design, fabrication, welding systems of fluoropolymer, steel, and nickel piping for production of high purity fluorine products.
  • 10+ years operation manager at a specialty plant for production of high purity fluorine gases.
  • Skilled in in-process gas analysis, orbital welding, drafting and isometric drawing, weld and fit instrument with extruded fluoroplastic pipelines, stainless steel and carbon steel vessels.
  • Technical Lead on Pearlhill projects

Mr. B. Johnson Samuel

Analytical Chemist

  • MS Chemistry
  • Graduate of the University of Idaho
  • Concentration in Analytical Chemistry
  • R&D chemist on manufacturing of fluorinated products.
  • Pearlhill gas analysis laboratory

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