Our Staff

Abraham Anouchi

Abraham Anouchi is the founder and former President of AYA Instruments, Inc, now serving as an advisor to the board. He earned his Master of Electronics Engineering degree from Harvard University. He is a former Vice President of Engineering for the Instruments Division at United Technologies Corporation, and a former Chief Engineer in the Environmental Division of EG&G in Waltham, MA. He holds six patents on electronic instruments and has published articles in various technical publications. He has been an active member of scientific societies, including the Institute of Electrical Engineers of America (IEEE), the Instrument Society of America (ISE), and the Society of Photo-Optical Instrument Engineers (SPIE).

Eitan Anouchi

Eitan Anouchi is the President of AYA Instruments, Inc. and an experienced Business Development Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry. Skilled in negotiation, marketing management, sales, IT, and fundraising.

Carl Lotz

Carl Lotz is the AYA Sales and Product Development Manager.  He earned an Associate Degree in Electronics Technology from Penn Technical Institute in Pittsburgh, PA, and an Associate Degree in Information Technology from the Community College of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania.

At Contraves-Oerlikon, Carl was an Engineering Field Service Specialist in designing the first automated test equipment (ATE) for the U.S. Air Force, which was installed at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia to test gyroscopes and avionics guidance assemblies.  At the Bombardier Corporation in Pittsburgh, he assisted a team of 18 engineers who developed the first ATE stands for the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in San Francisco and an ATE stand for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York. At Acutronic USA, Inc. in Pittsburgh, Carl earned an IOS9000 auditor’s certificate.

At AYA, Carl designed signal conditioners for measuring current and voltage in a solar energy project by Queens University in Canada (OSOTF). This project is an internationally recognized study in which AYA Instruments is listed as one of the companies which supported the project.

Carl is currently an adviser to the University of Pittsburgh on solar projects for the product realization class. For the Fort Cherry School District in Pittsburgh, Carl designed the first off-grid solar system with a weather station.