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Grad Student Paper Wins Sezai Innovation Award

EE graduate student Ben Waters is lead author on a paper that won the Sezai Innovation award at the 19th Congress of the International Society of Rotary Blood Pumps. The conference was held in Louisville, Kentucky, September 8th through the 10th.

Ben is working with Professor Joshua Smith on his wireless LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Devices) project. This project also recently won the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) Willem J Kolff / Don B Olsen Award.

The title of the paper is: "Promise of unrestricted mobility and freedom with wireless powering of a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)", Benjamin Waters, Alanson Sample, Joshua Smith, Pramod Bonde

Congratulations Ben!

More Information

International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps
Press coverage and project overview
Ben Waters' web page
Sensor Systems Research Group

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