Entrant Profile

Stephen Griffin

Location: Phoenix, Arizona United States


Company: InnovaQuartz LLC


Profession: Scientist


Number of times previously entering contest: 4


Favorite design and analysis tools: SolidWorks, high frame rate camera, pencil and paper, whiteboard

Hobbies and activities: solar power, electric vehicles, analytical chem

Online communities: Linkedin, ACS Network, Facebook, ResearchGate

Inspired by: Problems are bread and butter to inventors: without them we have little or nothing to do. Finding problems is facilitated by discussions with prominent surgeons, often with a bit of social lubricant, and by viewing surgeries live. Problems that the doctors themselves may not recognize or believed insurmountable are exposed for study..

2018 Entries

Date Title Category Views Votes
05/18 Moses' Corridor for Laser Lithotripsy Medical 920 3

2017 Entries

Date Title Category Views Votes
06/08 Quartet H2O LDD Actively Cooled Lateral Surgical Fiber Optic Medical 1442 1

2016 Entries

Date Title Category Views Votes
04/06 Polychromatic Surgical Laser Spares Healthy Tissues Medical 1510 7

2015 Entries

Date Title Category Views Votes
06/17 Low Cost, Ergonomic and Efficient Side-Fire Fiber Medical 2561 1