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Tim Quinn (Fed)

Research Interests:

Measurements of the reliability of engineered materials

Current Projects:

Cardiac Device Leads: Increasing the reliability of cardiac device leads through the implementation of advanced testing methods in AAMI standards.



1990 Hetenyi Award for best paper in Experimental Mechanics

1993 U.S. Department of Commerce Bronze Medal

1994 Federal Laboratory Consortium 1994 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer

2000 A.F. Davis Silver Medal from the American Welding Society

2010 Building Tomorrow’s Workplace Award (a diversity award) from NIST

2014 William P. Slichter Award for strengthening ties between NIST and industry.


Evaluation of 3D Curvature and Lead Stress of Transvenous Right Ventricular Leads: The Human Use Conditions Study (HUCS)

Jonathan Piccini, Tim Quinn, Lucas Koepke, James Dawson, Nicki Mara, Jason Santelli, Diane Muff, Jordan Savela, Alex Felber, Michael Friedrich, Jens Rump, Felix Tschentscher, Jake Benzing, Charles Swerdlow
Transvenous leads of cardiac implanted electronic device (CIED) systems are meant to last the life of the patient, but they are at risk for conductor fatigue
Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022