Biomedical Device Design and Engineering Expert Resume
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Resume of KPG, Ph.D., P.E. Consultant
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  • Biomedical Design
  • Medical
  • Manufacturing

This expert attended the University of Minnesota and received a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering.

This expert also attended the University of Denver for graduate study and received an M.S. in Civil Engineering.

This consultant received a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Biomedical, Computational, Experimental Mechanics Expert Consultant Resume
 

This expert specializes in engineering design and analysis services in the areas of biomedical device design, product design and testing protocols. Engineering design and analysis for design verification testing and product documentation for FDA IDE submission of novel biomedical devices areas are also areas of expertise. Additional areas of expertise include finite element and computational fluid dynamics analysis related to the design of various products that require non-linear materials.

This associate offers expertise specific to the analysis and design verification testing of novel orbital atherectomy devices for the removal of stenotic tissue in cardiovascular and peripheral applications. This consultant has performed non-linear finite element analysis of catheter mounted stents both plain and drug coated, angioplasty catheter designs and related products.

Additional specialties for this expert include finite element and computational fluid dynamics techniques for product design and analysis. Product categories include pacing leads, angioplasty stents, catheters and balloons. Also, modeling of ablation catheter RF field distributions in fluids and tissue, CFD applications blood oxygenator designs, blood pumps, and heart valves are some additional product categories related to this expert's finite element and computational fluid dynamic techniques. This expert is experienced in the implantable drug pumps and other bio-mechanical product category areas.

Additional capabilities include civil engineering, structural design services, residential, light commercial and industrial buildings and associated foundations. This expert's specialties also include structural inspection services, renovation of damaged structures and architectural support services, as well as forensic engineering investigative services for vehicle crash damage analysis. This consultant provides damage analysis related to structures affected by fires, flood and wind.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing biomedical design engineering, computational and experimental mechanics specialization, failure analysis, accident reconstruction, forensic analysis, forensic investigation, expert testimony, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

 

Engineering Design and Analysis Consultant, Biomedical Services Consulting firm

Provided engineering design and analysis services in biomedical device design, and analysis services for various biomedical companies. Product design, analysis, test protocols, design verification tests and product documentation for FDA IDE submission of novel biomedical devices. Finite element and computational fluid dynamics analyst for design and analysis of various products requiring non-linear materials (stainless steel, shaped memory, Titanium, extruded and injection molded plastics, composites and others) three dimensional (3-d) contact, large displacement, and complex assemblies. Mechanical design and FEA/CFD analysis for Department of Defense contractors on packaging of electronic circuit board assemblies and computer systems, weapons systems and components, shock and vibration testing, and stress analysis. Civil/structural design projects for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Forensic engineering and field investigation including auto accident analysis, flood damage assessment, corrective action recommendations and cost estimates, structure failure analysis, damage assessment and repair recommendations.

 

Director of Design and Analysis, Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.

Was responsible for analysis and design verification testing of novel orbital atherectomy device for removal of stenotic tissue in cardiovascular and peripheral applications. Developed test protocols, performed verification tests and produced test reports and supporting documentation for FDA IDE submission.

 

Research Fellow R&D Product Design, Boston Scientific, SciMed Division, Maple Grove, MN

Performed non-linear finite element analysis of catheter mounted stents, plain and drug coated; angioplasty catheter designs and related products. Applications required non-linear materials (stainless steel, shaped memory, Titanium, extruded and injection molded plastics and others) for three dimensional (3-d) contact, and complex assemblies.

 

Senior Staff Scientist, Medtronic, Inc., Promeon Div. Biomaterials Research Ctr.

Primary responsibility for implementation of numerical simulation methods using finite element and computational fluid dynamics techniques for product design and analysis. Product categories: pacing leads, angioplasty stents, catheters, and balloons; modeling of ablation catheter RF field distributions in fluids and tissue; CFD applications blood oxygenator designs, blood pumps, heart valves; implantable drug pumps and other bio-mechanical products.

 

VP Engineering, SEB Engineering, Inc., Eagan, MN

Specialized in manufacture of mechanical components and sub-assemblies for Department of Defense (Army, Navy & Air Force) contracts. Planning and financial responsibility in all technical operational aspects: RFQ/RFP, cost estimates, contract administration, QA/QC, production and Delivery schedules.

 

CAE Manager, Wagner Spray Tech Corporation, Plymouth, MN

Handled configuration, specifications, purchase, installation and implementation of corporate CAE hardware platform and associated software. Major products: commercial and industrial spray painting equipment.

 

Independent Consultant

Consulting services, technical support and sales of FEA and CAD/CAE software and hardware. Provided consulting services for various weapons systems: ALWT, MK50, MK48 torpedo series; composite and metal matrix sabot design for kinetic energy munitions: GAU8, 30 mm, 105 mm, 120 mm KE tank munitions, GAU8 series. Finite element analysis included static, dynamic, shock & vibration for stress analysis, and heat transfer.

 

Chief Engineer, WINZEN International, Inc., Bloomington, MN

Responsible for mechanical/structural design and analysis; contract administration, cost estimates and quotations. Major product: very large, thin film membrane structures designed for high altitude atmospheric research and various Department of Defense applications.

 

Honeywell, Inc., Military Avionics Div., Minneapolis, MN

Mechanical packaging design and analysis for various military avionics hardware. Internal technical consultant: mechanical packaging, hardware design and numerical simulations using FEA applications. Product analysis included shock & vibration, and heat transfer for: ring laser gyros; smart and precision guided weapons; composite and metal matrix sabot design for kinetic energy munitions: GAU8, 30 mm, 105 mm, 120 mm; ALWT, MK50, MK48 torpedo series.

Biomedical Lead Body Simulation
Load and Displacement Of An Injection Molded Housing
Loading Platform Design
Non-Linear Sliding Contact Analysis Of Surgical Clamp
Optimized Building Welded Rigid Frame

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