Przemek ‘Shemeck’ Bajer Ph.D. — Owner: As a faculty member at the University of Minnesota, he has been at the forefront of common carp research and management since 2006.  Many of the most referenced scientific publication on carp management in North America have been authored by Dr. Bajer.  He has a PhD in Fisheries Sciences and is experienced in various aspects of carp management, biology and ecology.  He will oversee objectives related to common carp assessments and control, particularly data analyses and management recommendations.

Jordan Wein, General Manager

Jordan Wein, M.S. — General manager:  He has managed all projects for Carp Solutions since its conception in 2015.  He has worked previously on closely related projects from 2008-2010 and has a M.S. in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior.  He will manage all field operations, data collection, and logistics of Carp Solutions.



Aaron Claus, M.S. —  Fish biologist:  Aaron graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2016 with a master’s degree in Fisheries Biology.  He primarily studied silver and bighead carp but worked on common carp in his undergraduate studies.  He has been a part of the team since June 2016. 


Neng Xiong — Summer technician: Neng graduated with a degree in Natural Resources and was our full time technician during the field season of 2015.

Emma Hakanson

Emma Hakanson — Part time summer technician:  Emma is a senior at Burnsville High School and helped us out in the field during the summers of 2015 and 2016.  She will attend college in 2017 to pursue a degree in Zoology.


Ola Bajer — Part time summer technician: Ola graduated from Irondale High School in 2016 and is now pursuing a degree in science at the University of Minnesota.  She helped us out in the field during the 2015 field season.