Planning & Execution
Table of Contents
Intellectual Property Considerations
Our team does not need to concern intellectual property in regards to our MSD project. The project is made for laboratory use in the Biomedical Engineering department.
Susan Rhodes (Documentation Manager and Systems Lead)
Susan is a 5th year Mechanical Engineering student. She previously co-oped at Amphenol Aerospace, in Sidney NY, working in a testing laboratory with new product development. Susan has also co-oped with Vicor, in Andover MA, where she worked in a testing laboratory conducting failure analysis.
Kevan Bjornson (Pneumatics Lead)
Kevan is a 5th year Mechanical Engineering student. He previously co-oped with GE Aviation in Cincinnati, Ohio working on customer service agreements and spare part analysis and tracking. He has also worked with MARS Petcare in Columbus, Ohio in a variety of roles, including manufacturing and design of factory production lines.
Blake Suhr (Hydraulics Lead)
Blake is a 5th year Biomedical Engineering student. Previously co-oped with Delta Medix in the radiology department assisting the medical physicist to maintain calibration of the linear accelerator and test patient treatment plans. Blake has also co-oped with WelchAllyn working with protocols on medical device research and development.
Michael Kormos (Project Manager and Electrical Lead)
Previous co-op experience includes working in the Clinical engineering department at Heartware-Medtronic in Miami Florida. While there he developed circulatory loops for left ventricular assist (VAD) testing. Mike's research background includes six years in cardiovascular diseases and class three cardiac device design. As Project Manager, Michael is responsible for maintaining and editing the timeline.
Henry Davignon (Mechanical Lead)
Henry is a 5th year Mechanical Engineering Student. Previous co-op experience includes working in the engineering department of Brunner international; manufacturer of truck brake systems and truck axles. Additional experience includes working for Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a manufacturer of clinical lab blood analyzers.
Team Roles Chart
Team Values and Norms
Arrives to meetings early and is ready to start discussion when the meeting is scheduled to begin with needed material. If the team member’s schedule changes and they are unable to make the meeting time they notify all team members within two hours of the meeting time (with exception to emergencies).
Arrives to meetings on time with all the needed material. Notifies at least 1 team member if their schedule changes that prevent them from arriving on time to meetings.
Arrives late to meetings without notification and regularly misses scheduled meetings with notification to a team member. Has suitable supplies for meeting.
Doesn’t show up to scheduled meetings or notify members of late arrivals. Does not have suitable supplies for the meeting.
Does assigned work on time and the work exceeds the expectation of the team. Responds to all communication from other teammates where a question is asked or directed towards them.
Does assigned work on time and the work meets the expectation of the team. Responds to most communication from other teammates.
Completes most assign work on time and the work meets most team expectations. Responds to some communications from other teammates but does not answer all questions directed towards them.
Unacceptable Behavior:Regularly does not do assigned work on time and work is below team expectations. Does not respond to emails directed towards them and ignore team questions.
Cleans lab perfectly after use and abides by lab safety training rules. Does not leave food or drink in meeting places. Is aware of chemicals and other spills, even water. Cleans spills immediately.
Meets Expectations:Cleans lab to an acceptable standard after use and abides by lab safety rules. Does not leave food or drink in meeting places. Is aware of chemicals and spills. Cleans most spills immediately.
Needs Improvement:Does not satisfactory clean lab after use and abides by most lab safety rules. Does not leave food or drink in meeting places. Is aware of some chemicals and spills. Does not clean most spills.
Leaves lab without putting supplies away and disregards lab safety rules. Brings food and drink into the lab. Ignores spills and chemicals.
Understands strengths and weakness of team members and does not belittle others for not understanding concepts. Helps others understand topics that are confusing. Any issues with team members is addressed in a professional manner with the intention of conflict resolution.
Understands strengths and weaknesses of team members and does not belittle others for not understanding concepts. Issues with team members are addressed professionally.
Notices strengths and weaknesses of team members and expresses exasperation when a team member does not understand a topic. Does not address issues with team members professionally but has a goal for conflict resolution.
Openly expresses negative comments towards other team mates for not understanding concepts or information. Aggressively addresses issues with teammates with no goal towards conflict resolution.
Work presented to the team is above expectations and is more than what was requested of them. Work is clearly documented and organized. The work done is either uploaded to Edge in the correct location or given to the Documentation Manager to upload to Edge before the due date.
Work presented to the team meets expectation and is what was requested of them. Work is documented and is acceptably organized. The work is either uploaded to Edge or given to the Documentation Manager to upload to Edge before the due date.Need Improvement:
Work presented to the team is below expectations but is complete. The work is not well documented and is somewhat organized. The work is not uploaded to Edge or provided to the Documentation Manager to upload to Edge prior to the due date.
Work presented to the team is below expectations and is not complete. The work is not well documented or organized. The work is not uploaded to Edge or provided to the Document Manager to upload to Edge prior to the due date. The Document Manager does not receive the work to upload until they directly ask for it.
Is at all meeting (excluding emergencies) and contributes valuable ideas, information, and/or deliverables. Does the tasks assigned to them and assists other teammates when they asked for help. When they complete delegated work they actively look for other assignments or actions that would help move the project towards completion.
Is at most meetings (excluding emergencies) and contributes ideas, information, and/or deliverables. Does the tasks assigned to them and assists other teammates when they ask for help.Need Improvement:
Misses some scheduled meetings and does not always contribute to meetings. Does tasks assigned to them but does not assist other teammates.
Misses many scheduled meetings and doe not always contribute to meetings. Is a distraction in meetings. Does not complete all assigned work.
Project Plans & Schedules
Task Flow Chart
Team Self Assessments
Risk Assessment and Growth Curves
Other Team Resources
- Meeting location and build space in student project lab, 3rd floor Institute Hall 73-3150.
- RIT Lab safety training was taken by all team members.
- Dr.Day and Dr.Mix are topic experts.
- The Documentation Manager and Project Manager are responsible for customer contact.
- The preferred method of contact for the customer is E-mail.
- The customer will only be contacted with relevant information.
- The desired method of contact between teammates is using the Group Me app.
- Customer availability is not guaranteed for all 5 reviews.
- All team members will be CC on customer emails as well as the team guide.
- All team members will be CC on team guide emails.