Our Team

Today, with the broad experiences of the group, Alliance Technologies offers chemical testing services to a wide variety of industries, including industrial or specialty chemical, pharmaceutical, plastics & polymers, intellectual property or legal services, medical devices, and personal care or consumer products.


Jonathan Chun, Ph.D. - CEO | Founder

Dr. Jonathan Chun received his Chemistry degrees from Princeton University (Ph.D., M.A.) and the University of Hawaii (B.S.), and his graduate studies focused on chemical sensors and electrochemical systems. After post-doctoral work investigating conducting polymers, Dr. Chun joined a clinical diagnostics company (i-STAT/Abbott Point of Care) creating portable blood testing instruments. He later joined the Analytical Technology group at the Princeton R&D Center of FMC Corporation which provided broad analytical testing services worldwide to the various chemical and machinery divisions of the corporation. As Senior Scientist and Group Leader, Jonathan provided project leadership for analytical investigations and managed the analytical group prior to co-founding Alliance Technologies with an FMC colleague as an independent chemical testing and materials characterization laboratory.

Kristina Nicolosi, B.S. - Executive Assistant | Sales & Marketing Associate

Kristina comes to Alliance Technologies with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and a minor in Communication Studies from The College of New Jersey. Prior to joining our team working with the CEO on sales, marketing and business development, Kristina worked as a physician liaison for a physical therapy group as well as in marketing consulting, event planning for pharmaceutical businesses promoting their products and providing product training. In addition to promoting Alliance through social media, print, or video, you will find Kristina at tradeshows, scientific meetings, and company events meeting clients from a wide range of industries served by our consulting chemical testing laboratory including pharma, chemical, legal, cosmetic, electronics, manufacturing, and personal care. In her spare time, Kristina enjoys spending time with her dog and reading.



Simran Salhan - Office Administrator

Simran Salhan obtained a dual Bachelor of Science degree in International Business and Trade, as well as Marketing Management from Saint Peter's University. Simran has seamlessly translated theoretical knowledge into practical expertise through several years of experience in administrative assistance roles. Simran currently handles many administrative and operations tasks here at Alliance Technologies and is part of our sample intake team. She also assists in project management, purchasing and client communications. Simran will most likely be the first person you encounter if you visit or call.

Maria Petrov, M.S. - Sr. Scientist

Maria Petrov received her Bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics, and her Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University. After graduating, she spent 10 years in the R&D analytical group of BASF Catalysts, eventually supervising the XRF, XRD and spectroscopy (ICP-OES/MS) laboratories. While her primary technical expertise is in x-ray techniques (XRF and XRD), Maria is also proficient in material characterization utilizing SEM-EDS. As an experienced problem solver, Maria was on many cross-functional teams, as well as traveling to various manufacturing sites for analytical lab start-up and method transfer. At Alliance Technologies, Maria continues to expand her analytical skills in atomic and molecular spectroscopy as well as SEM and optical microscopy.



Georg Eyerman, B.S. - Sr. Scientist

Georg Eyerman received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry at Fairleigh Dickinson University. After receiving his degree, he worked in the research and development analytical lab of L’Oreal USA before joining Alliance Technologies. Bringing over 25 years of experience, Georg has expertise in HPLC, GC, IC and wet chemical analyses. Since joining Alliance, he is building his skills and expertise in ICP (ICP-MS and ICP-OES) as well as related analytical techniques.

Tracy Torres, B.S. - Sr. Scientist / Project Lead

Tracy earned her Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Chemistry from Towson University. After receiving her degree, she worked in research and development as well as environmental and analytical testing at SGS prior to joining Alliance Technologies. At Alliance Technologies, Tracy's expanded her technical expertise in chromatography and wet chemistry. Her in-depth knowledge in these areas has been a cornerstone of her success in tackling complex analytical projects with precision and efficiency. More recently, Tracy has worked to diversify her skills set by delving into microscopy and molecular spectroscopy. After 5 years of continuous learning and professional development, Tracy was promoted to Senior Scientist / Project Lead and provides technical expertise and project management to a wide variety of challenging and routine test requests.



Manjula Ravindran, M.Sc. - Staff Scientist

Manjula Ravindran received her Master's degree in Analytical Chemistry from Bangalore University after a bachelor's degree in chemistry, physics and mathematics. She has worked in various analytical testing laboratories and in the GE polymer R&D center in Bangalore before a stint at the Environmental Isotope Laboratory, Canada. Her experience includes working with various analytical techniques particularly GC,GC-MS,GC-IRMS,ICP-OES and HPLC. At Alliance Technologies, Manjula continues her journey in analytical chemistry as a generalist covering wet chemical analysis, GC-MS, UV/Vis Spectrophotometer, microwave sample digestion and SEM characterization.

Yi Wang, Ph.D. – Sr. Scientist / Project Lead

Dr. Yi Wang received his Ph.D in Analytical Chemistry degree from the Academy of Sciences in Beijing and went on to receive post-doctoral training at Brown University and Princeton University. His graduate studies focused on environmental biogeochemical processes. In 2009, Dr. Wang joined ZymaX Forensics (now Pace Analytical), an environmental laboratory serving all 50 states and numerous international clients. He joined Alliance Technologies in 2017 as a Senior Scientist and Group Leader, providing project leadership for analytical investigations and managing the chromatography separations group.



Juliana Stracci – Quality Assurance Manager

Working in a contract laboratory whose clients require testing sample under GMP and non-GMP scenarios depending on their needs, requires compliance to current regulations and a pragmatic approach. Juliana Stracci earned her Bachelor's Degree from New Jersey City University and brings over 10 years of expertise to her role as QA Manager at Alliance Technologies. Juliana has established herself as a detail-oriented quality assurance expert by working several years in the healthcare field as well as cosmetic/OTC manufacturing. Her extensive background includes a robust track record in managing and coordinating quality assurance (QA) activities and showcasing a meticulous approach to ensure compliance. At Alliance Technologies, Juliana provides leadership to the QAU and actively contributes to ongoing efforts to enhance efficiency and elevate overall quality assurance framework.

Longchun Cheng, Ph.D. – Sr. Project Manager

Dr. Cheng brings diverse expertise to Alliance Technologies having worked in research and development for corrosion mitigation and water treatment as well as a veteran analytical scientist at this CRO. He has experience in chromatography, electrochemistry, thermal methods (DSC, TGA) as well as atomic spectroscopy (ICP, ICP-MS, GFAAS). He offers leadership in the laboratory as well project management.


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