Matt Kuhn is a Project Leader and Design Engineer at the Johnson & Johnson Center for Device Innovation. In this role, Matt is responsible for leading all aspects of accelerated medical device development for several new innovative technologies.
Matt's responsibilities include creating new concepts, hands-on prototyping and fabrication, preclinical testing, patent protection, product development, multidisciplinary team leadership, and project management.
Matt began his career at Johnson & Johnson as a part of the Engineering Development Program at Ethicon Endo-Surgery. As a Design Engineer in Life Cycle Engineering, Matt was responsible for leading design improvements for the Endopath platform of devices. In his next role as a Manufacturing Engineer, Matt relocated to Juarez, Mexico in an international rotation to support the stabilization and launch of several products of the Ethicon Energy platform. Matt was responsible for improving line throughput, reducing financial scrap, and improving product quality, for which he earned a Six Sigma certification.
Matt graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and is currently pursuing a Master's in Bioengineering at Rice University. He is an inventor on more than 15 US and international pending patents, covering a diverse range of clinical specialties including surgical oncology, laparoscopic surgery, and cardiovascular electrophysiology.