Danny Rippe

Manufacturing Sustaining Engineer

  • Relevant Experience: 4 years

  • Education:
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering - Walla Walla University
    Minor in Busniess & Math - Walla Walla University

Experience in the field

  • Assisted in filler and sealer development for a genetic research device
  • Tolerancing and measurements for optical systems
  • Developed pressure testers for the cartridges for a cancer cell research electroporator device
  • Flow bench testing for remote patient urology monitoring device
  • Developing manufacturing processes for a THC breathalyzer

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

The wide variety of technical challenges and the meaningful impact our work can have on people’s lives.

What do you like about working at Tensentric?

The people at Tensentric create a great, collaborative environment that is really enjoyable to be a part of.

If you couldn’t be an engineer, what would you be? Why?

International humanitarian. It gives me a tremendous sense of purpose and meaning to provide meaningful impact to improve the lives of others. Also, I love to travel.

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

I really enjoyed a project in the field of cancer cell research due to the technical challenges which came with it and the impact the device could possibly have.

What unique set of skills do you bring to Tensentric?

I think I bring a unique blend of technical aptitude with an ability to understand and communicate with people.

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

I love outdoor activities like snowboarding, hiking, climbing, and camping.

If you could work on any type of medical device product, what would it be and why?

I’d love to work on devices focusing on telemedicine to help provide medical access to people without it.

Where were you born/where did you grow up?

I was born in Denver and grew up in Centennial, CO.

If you could join one rock band, which one would you join and why?

It would be awesome to join gang of youths, but if I could travel back in time, I would want to play with Jimi Hendrix.