Problem Solver

Eric Smeed

Areas Eric Smeed is Knowledgeable in:

Medical, patient transport and evacuation, aviation, automotive.

Techniques Eric Smeed Uses:

Research the problem and identify possible and current solutions. Develop alternatives, weigh alternatives and choose one based off decision matrix.

Develop CAD drawing and execute build of prototype. Gather feedback as early as possible to limit wasted effort and further refine prototype.

Develop testing standard and execute.

Continue development cycle until product is ready.

Eric Smeed's Problem Solving Skills:

  1. Machinists

Eric Smeed's Problem Solving Experience:

  1. I designed the Special Medical Emergency Evacuation Device (SMEED) used across the Department of Defense for transport of critically injured Solders across the battlefield.

    I also invented the "upper extremity Elevation device used to position critically burned patients with axcillary burns to prevent scaring that prevents mobility.