Awards & Recognition

LaunchPoint Technologies and its employess are recognized for their outstanding technical achievements:


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2010 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division Charles S. Draper Award to Brad E. Paden, Board Chair and former CEO, for his "excellent sustained contributions in the innovative application of dynamic systems, measurements, and control".

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2008 AIMBE Fellow , Brad Paden, Ph.D., "for outstanding contributions towards the development of magnetically levitated rotary blood pumps for adult and pediatric heart failure patients"

2006 Winner Medical Design Excellence Award for Inogen One

2006 Medical Design Excellence Award went to Inogen Inc., who came to LaunchPoint Technologies to develop their pre-production prototype for the Inogen OneTM Oxygen Concentrator.

IEEE Fellow

2004 IEEE Fellow, Brad Paden, Ph.D., "for contributions to nonlinear control theory and control system design for mechanical systems"

LaunchPoint Award From Raytheon Corporation

2003 LaunchPoint Engineers recognized by Raytheon Corporation for the rapid development and demonstration of a Fast Filter Switch Mechanism

Award Winning Control Applications

2001 IEEE Control Systems Technology Award, James F. Antaki and Bradley E. Paden, "for their development of the StreamLiner artificial heart, a mechatronics design that epitomizes the integration of control with electromechanical systems to achieve a novel design that has the potential to save over 35,000 lives per year"