News & Events
Simplexity CEO, Dorota Shortell, presented a keynote address at the Clive L. Dym Mudd Design Workshop.
on June 8th, 2023, Dorota presented the keynote address discussing how product development processes used in industry can be leveraged in design education. It was a lively discussion with all the design educators from top engineering universities around the country.
Supported by Harvey Mudd College, the workshop brought together engineering educators, designers, and researchers to articulate the relevant issues of process in engineering design education.
Simplexity CEO, Dorota Shortell, was featured on the C-Suite Chronicles Podcast
Dorota was featured in the the C-Suite Chronicles podcast alongside industry experts Sean McClain and Robyn Conti.
This episode dives deep into the importance of authenticity in leadership and how it can unlock your team's potential. Tune in for an insightful conversation on cultivating and maintaining a strong company culture and creating an environment to be proud of.
Simplexity client Sterifre Medical granted EPA registration for automated, point-of-care disinfectant system to help combat COVID-19 and other healthcare associated pathogens
Sterifre Medical makes headlines with the announcement of being granted EPA registration for their new AURA™ system.
Sterifre’s new AURA™ system can help improve safety of healthcare workers and patients by reducing exposure to pathogens and disinfectant chemicals, save time and money, and lessen environmental impact of manual disinfectant wipes.
Read more about the groundbreaking announcement in their press release!
Simplexity client Preemadonna has been named a CES Innovation Awards Honoree
The Nailbot by Preemadonna is celebrating its launch as a CES Innovation Awards Honoree!
Simplexity’s team assisted Preemadonna with detailed engineering including integrating printer functionality, designing custom firmware and PCAs, and prototyping.
What started as a novel product idea has grown into an award-winning, connected, at-home fingernail decorating device featuring inkjet printing technology, Bluetooth, and smartphone connectivity.
Learn more about the product design and engineering behind the Nailbot in our newest Case Study!
Simplexity CEO, Dorota Shortell, speaks at PPLF
Dorota shares some of the experiences we've learned during our journey the last 15+ years at Simplexity with the Portfolio and Project Leaders Forum (PPLF Portland).
You can catch a recap of this special virtual event Building a Company Culture that Enables Excellent Project Work including audio clips in our blog post! In a chat about company culture and core values, we share the 5 special steps it takes to build a successful team in today's environment.
Simplexity CTO, Doug Harriman, was featured on the Embedded FM Podcast
Doug chats with Embedded FM about motors, controllers, and designing mechatronic systems. If you are into all things motion and mechatronics, you don't want to miss this Podcast.
The full episode: There Were Fires, is now streaming!
Simplexity Partners With Illumina to Build Emergency Box Shields for Healthcare Workers
Intubation and the steps leading up to it are some of the highest-risk moments for COVID-19 spread to healthcare workers. We volunteered alongside with our client Illumina to build Emergency Box Shields to help protect healthcare workers.
So far, 27 boxes have been donated to hospitals while additional boxes are being prepared for delivery. We can't thank Illumina enough for letting us assist in this urgent project and we look forward to contributing more in the fight against COVID-19.
Simplexity Donates Materials and Labor to Support the Production of Alpha Doan's Face Shields Project
When Alpha Doan asked Simplexity for recommendations to streamline the manufacturing process for his face shields project, it was all hands on deck. Not only did the team step in to donate materials and labor to support the production, our youngest honorary team member Aidan Duong assisted with the production process.
Simplexity helped produce 500 of the 800 face shields distributed as production continues and we are proud to be included in this lifesaving project!
Simplexity was proud to be one of the supporting sponsors at the Washington State Medical Device Summit
We enjoyed the fourteenth annual Washington State Medical Device Summit in Bothell, Washington on Thursday, November 10th.
The summit brought together industry executives, entrepreneurs, researchers, government officials, and other key thought leaders from the medical device industry.
Simplexity CEO, Dorota Shortell, scheduled panelist at MD&M West
We’re pleased conference organizers have allowed us to share the special code SPEAKER in the registration portal so you can save 20% on the entire Design. Engineer. Build Conference.
Networking and Happy Hour will follow after the panel from 5 - 6PM.
January 14th, 2021
Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI) Virtual Lunch & Learn featuring Simplexity CEO, Dorota Shortell & Expert Firmware Engineer, Katie Elliott
December 2nd, 2020
Graduate Women of Engineering (GWE) Career Panel
Simplexity CEO, Dorota Shortell will join panelists from UC Berkeley Graduate Women of Engineering (GWE) featuring successful women from academia, industry, government and non-traditional career paths.
August 13th, 2020
San Diego Biotechnology Network Virtual Speed Networking
Join us at the San Diego Biotechnology Network Virtual Speed Networking event on August 13th with unlimited speed networking and access to the discussion tables while supporting the community. All proceeds go to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank.
October 25, 2018
Oregon Bioscience Incubator: Best Practices in Medical Device Design
Lunch & Learn - Best Practices in Medical Device Design
Tektronix Women in Tech, From Engineer to Leader: How do you get there?
September 27, 2017
Intel, 2017 WIN (Women in Intel) Conference, From Engineer to Leader: How do you get there?
September 14, 2017
TWIST (Today’s Women in Science and Technology) Summit
August 29, 2017
Economic and Leadership Development Summit panel
Society of Women Engineers, Columbia River Section, Panel Speaker on the topic Personal Branding
Loyola Marymount University Seaver Spotlight with Dorota Shortell: Success on Your Own Terms: Seizing Opportunity While Focusing on Your Priorities
March 19, 2015
Oregon Health and Science University INVENT Keynote and Seminar: Testing your Concept
February 4, 2015
Oregon Bioscience Association Annual Conference: An Industry Inflection Point, Topic: Industry Collaboration
Society of Women Engineers Columbia River Section Annual Conference Title: How to Innovate And Stay Creative When Your Job Depends On It
American Association of University Women, Vancouver Branch, Scholars Recognition Reception
Oregon Bioscience Association Annual Conference: The Economics of Life Sciences, Breakout Panel, Topic: Product Design