P13021: Transcutaneous Energy Transfer System


Project Summary Project Information

Project Mission Statement

To design and produce a commercially viable transcutaneous energy transmission device with the ability to power a left ventricular assist assist device. This TET device will use a magnetic coupling to enhance the patients quality of life while operating in a safe, efficient, reliable and user friendly manner.
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Project Name
Implantable Transcutaneous Power Transfer Device
Project Number
Project Family
Left Ventricular Assist Device Project Family
Start Term
End Term
Faculty Guide
Edward Hanzlik --- Email:echeee@rit.edu
Primary Customer
Dr. Steven Day --- Email:swdeme@rit.edu
Dr. Coley Duncan --- Email:coleyduncanmd@hotmail.com
Site Navigation

Planning & Execution

Systems Design

Detailed Design

Build, Test, Document

Project Hand-off & Review

Final Presentation

Technical Paper


Team Members

Left to Right: Abdoul, Paul, Ariel, Mike, Andy, Alex, Kyle, Charles, and Ian

Left to Right: Abdoul, Paul, Ariel, Mike, Andy, Alex, Kyle, Charles, and Ian

Member Role Contact
Abdoulaye Diaw Battery Charging atd7410@rit.edu
Paul Blaszczynski Stator Design & Electronics Communication pab1161@rit.edu
Ariel Christopher User Experience & Interface ahc1760@rit.edu
Mike Brown Housing Design & Computer Modeling mikebrown315@gmail.com
Andy Hladky Heat Distribution & Manufacturing ath9360@rit.edu
Alexander Turner Project Manager & Experiment Design ajt2271@gmail.com
Kyle Pickard Power Conditioning kmp8052@rit.edu
Charles Borton Systems Integration & Manufacturing cmb8316@rit.edu
Ian Dominick Torque Transfer & Purchasing ind7390@rit.edu