Company Profile

Apex Applied Technology, Inc. (AATech) is an Arizona based engineering consulting firm with extensive experience in water/wastewater planning and engineering, agricultural business planning, water resources, water/wastewater project development, technical grant writing, and construction management.  

About Us

Our Mission


 AATech's mission is to develop holistic community-based programs to improve the quality of lives of Socially Disadvantaged (SDA) communities by applying advanced technologies, nourishing positive relationships, promoting sustainability and creating shared knowledge/value. 

Experience You Can Trust Your Business With

We guarantee effective and knowledgeable representation for you and your business. Our reputation and history of success with our clients and their business needs speaks for itself. There's no substitution for the best.

Dedicated and Loyal 

Our project team offers the best and brightest technical assistance to address your farm, ranch, or business needs. We are committed to provide holistic and efficient solutions, as well as, guidance and support through the end of the project.

We Treat You and Your Business with Respect

Whether your business is looking to get started or it's in need of some negotiation skills, you can rest assured that we’re going to help you. We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding.

2016 MSBA Award


​In 2016, ​​​​Dr. Jing Luo received the Minority and Small Business Alliance Award of


Paid Work VS. In-Kind Conribution


  •  Approximately 80% of the activities and services provided by AATech are sponsored by federal grant and 20% of the efforts are considered as AATech’s in-kind contribution (volunteer)
  •  $0 is collected from small and minority farmers, ranchers, and business owners 

Project Team

Peter Zhou, PE


President and CEO 

Dr. Jing Luo, PE



University of Arizona

Environmental Engineering, PhD

Sofia montes, ms


Grant Writer + Project Manager

University of Arizona

Environmental Science, M.S.

Jesus Solis Leon, MS

Grant Writer + Project Manager

University of Arizona

Environmental Science, M.S.