Founder and Senior Design Engineer @ Santa Fe Technical Services, Inc.
Biomedical Engineer @ Mesa Tech Intl
St. Ambrose University
Marc has 17 years of professional experience in Research and Development. His work spans a variety of disciplines including electrochemistry, acoustics, optics, robotics, micro-fluidics, and actuators with an emphasis on small, portable instrumentation. He is most comfortable at the bench exploring problems and developing solutions with simple, quick experiments. Typically, this takes the form of design/build/test iterations.
Marc has 17 years of professional experience in Research and Development. His work spans a variety of disciplines including electrochemistry, acoustics, optics, robotics, micro-fluidics, and actuators with an emphasis on small, portable instrumentation. He is most comfortable at the bench exploring problems and developing solutions with simple, quick experiments. Typically, this takes the form of design/build/test iterations. With the advance of rapid prototyping technologies this process has never been so fast and so exciting; Solutions to complex problems can evolve rapidly.Over the years Marc has developed expertise in SolidWorks, EagleCAD, 3D printing, CNC machining, bonding/adhesives/surface modification, laser cutting and PCB assembly, embedded electronics, Design-for-Manufacture, Industrial design and more. Software skills: SolidWorks (~10000 hrs), EagleCAD PCB layout (1000 hrs), Labview (100 hrs)
Co-founder, Lead Engineer @ Development of instrumentation extending the utility of smart devices into the areas of bio-medicine, biology, and chemistry. Current work is focused on a mobile quantitative Real Time PCR add-on for the smartphone. From August 2012 to Present (3 years 5 months) Founder and Senior Design Engineer @ Founded SFTS, Inc as a design engineering and product development company. From 2005 to Present (10 years) Biomedical Engineer @ Developing point-of-care molecular diagnostic devices. Responsible for design, fabrication, and testing prototype microfluidic/uTAS (micro total analysis systems) or LOC (lab-on-chip) devices. This includes mechanical, fluidic, and embedded electronic sytems. From May 2009 to July 2012 (3 years 3 months) Santa Fe, New Mexico AreaConsultant/Product Design Engineer @ Designed and fabricated a production-ready residential wall thermostat. Completed design-for-manufacture prototypes and helped transition client into in-house manufacturing of small volumes. From 2009 to 2010 (1 year) Consultant/Test Engineer @ Assembled and tested electronic and mechanical subsystems of the 30 meter telescope project (TMT). From December 2008 to September 2009 (10 months) Consultant/R&D Engineer @ Helped develop proof-of-concept acoustic cytometer. Work included: microfluidics, piezo transducers, surface treatments/bonding, laser optics... From December 2006 to November 2008 (2 years) Consultant/Designer @ Rendered models and animations of dynamic and static robotic furniture concepts. From 2006 to 2007 (1 year) R&D Engineer @ Worked on variety of design/build projects including: Robotic pipeline inspection system, acoustic container inspection system, acoustic characterization of oil pipeline... From January 2003 to December 2006 (4 years) Project Engineer @ Worked on designs of Isotope Production Facility (LANL), Mixed oxide production facility for Jupiter Icy Moon project, Tyco pharmaceutical glovebox line... From January 2002 to January 2004 (2 years 1 month) Electrochemist/Fuel Cell Engineer @ Developed a variety of proof-of-concept prototype devices including: small Direct Methanol and Hydrogen fuel cells, hydrogen storage technology, portable catalytic heaters for personal apparel, fluid handling technology, defogging and filtering technology for eye wear, human skin simulators, actuators and valves... From January 1998 to January 2003 (5 years 1 month)
MS, Electroanalytical chemistry @ University of Iowa From 1995 to 1998 BS, Chemistry and Biology, minor Psychology @ St. Ambrose University From 1987 to 1994 Marc DeJohn is skilled in: Solidworks, Manufacturing, Labview, Electronics, Simulations, Testing, Medical Devices, Mechanical Engineering, Design for Manufacturing, Instrumentation, Optics, Microfluidics, Robotics, EagleCAD, Metal Fabrication
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