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Jason Seawall

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Email

seawall@uw.edu

Phone

206-200-2924

Research Interests

Marine sensor and vehicle industry technologies

Biosketch

After graduate school, Jason (Jay) Seawall worked as a research engineer at the Applied Research Lab in Austin Texas. In 2002, Jay joined the Ocean Engineering department at the Applied Physics Laboratory%u2013University of Washington in Seattle as an engineer for underwater systems for two years.

Jay co-founded BlueView Technologies and held the positions of Executive Vice President and later Chief Operating Officer, overseeing business development, new product development, and marketing. After the company was acquired by Teledyne in 2012, he served as Vice President of Technology advancing underwater vision and measurement solutions. Jay currently runs Teledyne Marines Innovation Team advancing marine technology through internal and external collaboration efforts.

Department Affiliation

Ocean Engineering

Education

B.S. Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

M.S. Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Inventions

Toothbrush Employing an Acoustic Waveguide

Patent Number: US 7,296,318 B2

Pierre Mourad, Francis Olson, R. Lee Thompson, Jason Seawall

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Patent

20 Nov 2007

A power toothbrush is disclosed having a handle containing a rechargeable battery, an ultrasonic drive circuit, a sonic component such as a motor, and a control unit. The handle is connected to a toothbrush head preferably having a a plurality of bristles and an ultrasonic transducer that is operatively connected to a waveguide that extends from the toothbrush head generally adjacent the bristles. The waveguide facilitates the transmission of acoustic energy into the dental fluid. It is contemplated that the waveguide may be utilized in manual or power toothbrushes, and in a combination without the sonic component, or in a combination without the ultrasonic transducer. Toothbrushes disclosed herein achieve improved plaque and stain removal from the teeth as well as interproximal and subgingival regions, while enhancing the user experience, massaging the gums, and stimulating dental tissues.

Acoustics Air-Sea Interaction & Remote Sensing Center for Environmental & Information Systems Center for Industrial & Medical Ultrasound Electronic & Photonic Systems Ocean Engineering Ocean Physics Polar Science Center
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