Alyssa Horvat

Manufacturing Sustaining Engineer

  • Relevant Experience: 8 years

  • Education:
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering - Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
    M.S. Biomedical/Medical Engineering - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Experience in the field

I previously worked in consulting for 4 years with experience in various industries (oil and gas, food and beverage, pharmaceutical) and 3 years of working as an R&D engineer in the medical device field on disposables for blood separation devices.

What do you like about working at a company that designs medical products?

I like that what I do improves lives and really helps people.

What do you like about working at Tensentric?

Tensentric has built a great team and you can tell everyone is very passionate about what they do.

What’s the most interesting medical device project you’ve worked on and why?

I worked on a machine that reduces the number of pathogens in Donated blood so its safer for transfusions.

What unique set of skills do you bring to Tensentric?

I have knowlegdge of various industries and also more specialized experience in medical device. I am hard-working, driven and committed to producing quality work.

What hobbies or non-work activities are you most passionate about?

I love hanging out with my dog (Tesla), playing sports and experiencing new breweries.

Where are you from and how did you end up in Colorado?

I was born and raised in colorado and never left!

When you were in elementary school, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a veterinarian because I love animals.

What do you like most about living in Colorado?

The sunshine! And I love being able to experience the mountains while at the same time not being too far from the city.

If you could go back in time, where and what time would you travel to and why?

I would go back to the late 1800s early 1900s so I could meet all of the modern era engineers and their inventions.