About us


Kathleen Trauth, Ph.D., P.E.

President and Founder of Infiltronics Environmental LLC

Dr. Trauth is a licensed professional civil engineer in Missouri and New Mexico and is also a faculty member in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri, where she specializes in teaching and conducting research in hydrology, hydraulics, and regulatory compliance. Kathleen Trauth has 35 years of experience in both the technical and regulatory sides of engineering. 

Virginia Trauth, E.I.

Chief Technical Officer, Infiltronics Environmental LLC

Virginia Trauth has a degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Missouri and has earned her Engineering Intern certificate. She has experience constructing and running research projects in a lab setting. Additionally, she has design experience in civil engineering consulting and the utility industry. 

Quinten Messbarger

Industry Mentor

Quinten Messbarger is the Vice President of the Missouri Innovation Center in Columbia, MO. Quinten’s focus is coaching and mentoring entrepreneurs who are launching high-growth ventures to commercialize innovations in a variety of different industries. He works with clients to help conduct feasibility studies, develop business plans, secure SBIR/STTR grants and raise both angel capital and venture capital.  


Allstate Consultants LLC

Prototyping and all lab work is currently taking place at the testing facilities of Allstate Consultants, LLC in Columbia, Missouri. 


Fr. Tolton Catholic High School

Fr. Tolton's campus, located in Columbia, Missouri, is the location of our first test site. (Please note that this is private property and can only be visited with permission.)


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