Associated Students

John Doneth

John Doneth

Software Engineer

John C. Doneth is an undergraduate student at Grand Valley State University. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and has been studying programming since he was a kid. He currently works as a Software Developer at aMDI.

John has worked on many open source projects. He has spent extensive time developing applications written in native programming languages such as C, C++11, C++14, and Rust. As well as developing mobile applications on Android with Java. He also has experience working as a full stack developer for web applications and websites with technologies such as Node.js. Finally, he also has experience using various other languages such as, C#, Python, Typescript, Lua, etc, where needed.


Jon Vinsko

Jon Vinsko

Electrical Engineer

Jonathon Vinsko is a graduate student at Grand Valley State University. He participated in GVSU's Articulated Bachelor Master Program and will graduate with both a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering at the end of the Summer of 2018. He was a former employee at Twisthink in Holland. He specializes in software, namely Ruby, C, C++, and Java. He also works with embedded systems, including PCB designs, which he is currently working on at aMDI. He plans to pursue the field of Artificial Intelligence with his degrees. In his free time, he enjoys working on his computer that he built and gaming.


Maruf Hossain

Maruf Hossain

Mechanical Engineer

Md Maruf Hossain is from Bangladesh and completed his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Currently he is pursuing master's in Mechanical Engineering from Grand Valley State University. 

As an engineer, he is inclined towards designing the conceptual products into a functional prototype as a part of product designing. His Computer Aided Manufacturing skills can be effectively used in product development phase where often constraints are very strict. Another effective skill of him would be to collaborate a group activities towards project completion within a given time frame. In Grand valley State University, he has completed projects where his team leading skills and CAE skills came to play an important role. As a part of his internship during summer 2017 he joined aMDI as a mechanical engineering intern where he has been working as a Graduate Research Assistant from January, 2017. Maruf is working with ongoing projects requiring 3D modelling designs, Rapid prototyping, testing in the aMDI, and attending client meetings as the project progresses towards completion.


Cody Rash

Cody Rash

Undergraduate Assistant

Cody Rash is a senior Biomedical Sciences major at Grand Valley State University, with the hope of one day becoming a Physician's Assistant that specializes in Pediatrics. Cody grew up in White Lake, Michigan and was always fascinated by the medical field, and what it had to offer. His final goal in life would be to open up a practice of his own in order to help people live a better day-to-day life.

Cody's current responsibilities at aMDI include researching, testing, creating graphs or charts from data and assisting with general office work. His background in the sciences makes his research skills valuable in looking for critical new areas of growth in the industry.


Jacob Gonser

Jacon Gonser

Undergraduate Assistant

Jacob Gonser graduated from Grand Rapids Catholic Central, and is an undergraduate student in the Grand Valley School of Computing and Information Systems. He is currently looking to get a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. Jacob has experience in software programming in Java and C++ and is familiar with Python and SQL. He is currently working for aMDI on Internal Research and Development, as well as Data Consolidation.  In his free time Jacob enjoys playing soccer, movie critiquing with his friends, and gaming.


Spencer Adamczyk

Spencer Adamczyk

Undergraduate Assistant

Spencer Adamczyk is a undergraduate student at Grand Valley State University in his second year, studying Biology with an emphasis in Education. Spencer's main responsibilities include 3-D modeling in SolidWorks for design concepts, researching, and time management.

Since being employed at aMDI, Spencer has done multiple research projects and aided in the development of testing fixtures for a variety of projects, using his growing education in biology to document and develop new testing procedures. Additionally, this allows for Spencer to assist in research for new areas of development in each project, aiding in time management and project ideation.


Maxwell Granitz

Maxwell Granitz

Social Media Intern

Maxwell Granitz is an undergraduate student at Grand Valley State University. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Writing. Graduating in April, Maxwell plans to move to New York City, and work full-time while studying for his GRE. Maxwell specializes in professional communication, graphic and web design, and social media management. In his free time, Maxwell is active in the performing arts and LGBTQ+ advocacy. His responsibilities at the aMDI include maintaining the Institute's social media accounts and website.


Noah Keefer

Noah Keefer

Engineer

Noah Keefer is an undergraduate student at Grand Valley State University. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering. He hopes that one day he can work in the Biomedical Engineering field specializing in prosthetics. Noah specializes in machining, from working at the Grand Valley School of Engineering, he learned how to use manual mills, bench mills, lathes, and various other machining techniques. In his free time, Noah enjoys backpacking and camping. His responsibilities at aMDI include designing prototypes with CAD and machining these designs for testing.

 


Trevor Ekin

Trevor Ekin

Software Engineer

Trevor Ekin is a graduate student at Grand Valley State University, currently pursuing the GVSU Articulated M.S.E/ B.S.E program with an emphasis in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He expects to complete the program in spring 2019.  His goal after graduation is to utilize this degree in finding employment within the field of embedded systems. Specifically, working with microcontrollers to create various types of devices for customer, a skill he is currently developing through his work at aMDI.  In his free time, Trevor enjoys spending time with family, participating in men's-league hockey, and playing video games with friends.


Aldo Fanelli

Aldo Fanelli

Mechanical Engineer

Aldo Fanelli is a graduate student at Grand Valley State University, currently pursuing the GVSU Articulated M.S.E/ B.S.E program with an emphasis in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering. He expects to graduate in the spring of 2019. His duties at the applied Medical Device Institute (aMDI) include general assistance with device research and development (R&D), and implementation. He recently completed an engineering internship with MedPlast, a contract medical device manufacturer in the area. Outside of school and work, he enjoys working out and digital photography, and he formerly played intramural football, basketball, and soccer.




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