About Us

Optical Waters LLC is woman-owned seed staged business based in Massachusetts. We offer custom ultraviolet optical fiber solutions for disinfecting small channels and complex geometries. Our expert team provides integral disinfection solutions so companies can deliver clean and safe products to their end users.

Our Team

Mariana Lopes, PhD

Dr. Mariana Lopes is a co-founder of Optical Waters and an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She holds a PhD from Arizona State University in Environmental Engineering.

Katrina Fitzpatrick, PhD

Dr. Katrina Fitzpatrick is a co-founder of Optical Waters. She holds a PhD from University of Massachusetts Amherst in Chemical Engineering and was a Fulbright Scholar at Max Planck Institute in Mainz Germany. 



Amherst, MA 01002

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