Mo Husain, President
Mo Husain is the president and founder of M H Systems, Inc. A graduate of the University of Michigan in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Mr. Husain has 40 years of experience in maritime systems engineering, research and development. Mr. Husain is the developer of M H Systems’ Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) System the – InertBallast™ and the American Underpressure System (AUPS) – an advanced spill avoidance system for oil tankers. In Alta Technology, Inc., predecessor of M H Systems, Mr. Husain as the CEO, directed several research and development efforts in the Aerospace and Maritime sector including design of Hard Mobile Launcher for ‘Midgetman’ missile system, ‘Qualification’ of MX missile systems launch control software and the design of a high performance (80 knot) patrol craft with a Close-in Weapons System (CIWS).
Robert E. Apple – (US Navy-Retd.) – Sr. Vice President /Advisor
Mr. Apple has (50) year’s of experience in leading research, designs, and the managing of maritime projects. He was CEO of two shipyards and CEO of largest Maritime Maintenance Engineering firm with worldwide operation. Mr. Apple was vice-president of Litton Ship Systems.
He was project manager for the contract machinery design of six new classes of warships including the first nuclear cruiser (CGN9) and first Nuclear Destroyer – DLGN 25. As Vice President of Litton Ship Systems, was program manager that won the billion dollar ($1,000,000,000) design contract for the General Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship (LHA) He was SNAME representative on the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Mr. Apple is a US Naval Academy (Annapolis) graduate and has a MSME degree.
Gary Shilling – Vice President
Mr. Shilling holds a Masters in EE from the University of Kansas. Former VP of Development for Sprint, Mr. Shilling went on to launch Quintessential Solutions, at one time the premier, data communications, network design company, later sold to General Research Corp., as a chief technological contributor. Mr. Shilling also held the senior network analyst position for SAIC on contract with the US Navy to design and grow the US Navy’s worldwide, data communications network. Mr. Shilling is the former CEO and founder of Ganaden Biotech, Inc., currently the largest probiotic firm in the US.
John D. Dmohowski – Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Dmohowski experience includes as a serial entrepreneur in starting, raising funding and leading organizations from concept through liquidity events in a variety of tech based businesses. An executive in emergent enterprises fostering the development, promotion and commercialization of advanced technologies. 25 years of conceiving, starting, leading, hiring, expanding, managing and fundraising for start-up and emerging growth companies. Successfully guided startups from inception through exit. Founder or Co-founder in 8 startups, $40 million, in financing with 2 exits. Mr. Dmohowski has degrees from University of Southern California in BS, BA and MMA and from Pepperdine University.
Dr. Horst Felbeck – Chief Consultant Scientist
Dr. Felbeck is a Professor Emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California, San Diego and is a Professor of Marine Biology at the SIO. Dr. Felbeck obtained his doctorate from the Westfalische Wilhelms-Universtat, Munster, Germany. All laboratory tests of M H Systems’ InertBallast™ were conducted under the eminent guidance of Dr. Horst Felbeck. Dr. Felbeck has 35 years of experience in research in Marine Biology.
Stephen Donley – Manager, Engineering
Steve Donley has had over 45 years of experience in Maritime Machinery design including naval and commercial vessels. His experience includes total machinery design of ships including propulsion concepts, specifications, analysis, design and development. Mr. has particular experience in inert gas system as applied to ballast water treatment system. Mr. Donley was responsible for M H Systems ballast water treatment design on R/V Melville including ship-check of the vessel in Taiwan.
Our marine biology work was done with Scripps Institute of Oceanography.