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Nitinol University

Nitinol University (NU) is a one-day training course hosted by Confluent Medical Technologies designed to provide the medical device industry with a fundamental understanding of Nitinol as an alloy. NU dives into unique considerations and requirements when using Nitinol in device applications, and is intended for R&D Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Process Development Engineers, and others intimately involved in the design and manufacturing of Nitinol-based medical devices and components.

Nitinol University Agenda


Overview of Confluent Medical Technologies

  • Introduction to Confluent
  • Confluent’s History
  • Confluent’s capabilities
Christine Trepanier
Chief Technology Officer, 28 years NiTi experience

Nitinol Fundamentals

  • What is Nitinol?
  • Austenite and Martensite
  • Shape Memory and Superelasticity
Behnam Aminahmadi
Principal Metallurgist, 15 years NiTi experience

Nitinol Materials

  • Material process
  • Melting Nitinol
  • Properties
Matt Boyle
Sr. Engineering Manager, 28 years NiTi experience

Laser Processing

  • Why use lasers?
  • Lasers and micromachining
  • Processes
Patrick Blower
Sr. Engineering Manager, 7 years NiTi experience

Nitinol Processing

  • Thermo
  • Surfacing
  • Corrosion
Maria Santa Ana
Sr. Engineering Manager, 20 years NiTi experience

Nitinol Design

  • Material considerations
  • Performance considerations
  • Fatigue performance
Harshad Paranjape
Principal Design/FEA engineer, 13 years NiTi experience
Nitinol University is hosted at our Fremont, CA facility twice a year and seating is limited. Reach out to your Sales Director or [email protected] for more information.

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