Our Team


Dr. Florina Truica, Ing.

Chief Technical Officer

Dr. Florina Truica, Ing. is a scientist and engineer with over 20 years of experience in commercial R&D specializing in the fields of plasma- and radiation-assisted technologies, surface sciences and engineering, and nanotechnologies.

She is the author or coauthor of over 22 papers published in peer-reviewed journals, and of another 22 published in conference proceedings and of several patents or patent applications. Prior to founding Cold Plasma Group, she was Senior Scientist and Director of Technology for Grafoid Inc., Alcereco Inc. and Novelis Inc. working on multidisciplinary R&D projects centered on developing new and radical, or improving existing products and manufacturing processes. Her long-life passion is the development and implementation of environmentally friendly and cost-effective technologies based on plasma and radiation processes.

David O. Johnson, MSc (App), BSc (App)


David O. Johnson, MSc (App), BSc (App), has over 30 years in process development and design.  He first spent 13 years with a major multinational aluminum company in engineering and process design. He “graduated” to higher risk, start-up ventures, and, for the last 15 years, has been a serial entrepreneur in technology driven projects. He has consulted extensively for SGS Canada, and worked on over 40 pilot plants for clients on five continents. David was a founder of Argento Plata Metals Ltd. (a niche metal recycling company), Quantoxbury Technology Group Ltd. (a technology development and implementation partnership) and Alcereco Inc. (a materials science and process technology development company).