Patents by Inventor Jibi Varughese

Jibi Varughese has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210353896
    Abstract: The present invention includes a device for hypoxia training comprising: one or more electrochemical cells each comprising: a cathode and an anode separated by a proton exchange membrane, each of the anode and cathode in communication with an input and an output, wherein the input of the cathode is in fluid communication with ambient air, and wherein the input of the anode is in fluid communication with a source of liquid water; a power supply connected to the one or more electrochemical cells; and a mask in fluid communication with the output from the cathode of the one or more electrochemical cells, wherein oxygen is removed from the ambient air during contact with the cathode when hydrogen ions separated from liquid water by a catalyst on the anode convert oxygen in the ambient air into water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Mahesh Waje, Mehmet Kesmez, Carlos Salinas, Jibi Varughese, John Zbranek, Seth Cocking, Ashwin Balasubramanian, Cory Teurman, James Netherland, Geoffrey Duncan Hitchens
  • Publication number: 20210252246
    Abstract: The present invention includes a device for hypoxia training including a breathable gas source; a mask in fluid communication with the breathable gas source; a mask-state detector that uses one or more criteria to determine if the mask is being worn by a subject, wherein the mask-state detector is capable of communicating an indication of a mask-off state or a mask-on state; a flowmeter in fluid communication with the mask and coupled to the mask-state detector; and a pressure regulator in fluid communication with the mask and with the breathable gas source, and coupled to the mask-state detector, wherein the pressure regulator sets a first pressure at the mask when the mask-state detector communicates an indication of a mask-off state or a second pressure at the mask when the mask-state detector communicates an indication of a mask-on state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Mahesh Waje, Mehmet Kesmez, Carlos Salinas, Jibi Varughese, John Zbranek, Seth Cocking, Ashwin Balasubramanian, Cory Teurman, James Netherland, Geoffrey Duncan Hitchens
  • Patent number: 11071840
    Abstract: The present invention includes a device for hypoxia training comprising: one or more electrochemical cells each comprising: a cathode and an anode separated by a proton exchange membrane, each of the anode and cathode in communication with an input and an output, wherein the input of the cathode is in fluid communication with ambient air, and wherein the input of the anode is in fluid communication with a source of liquid water; a power supply connected to the one or more electrochemical cells; and a mask in fluid communication with the output from the cathode of the one or more electrochemical cells, wherein oxygen is removed from the ambient air during contact with the cathode when hydrogen ions separated from liquid water by a catalyst on the anode convert oxygen in the ambient air into water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Lynntech, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Mahesh Waje, Mehmet Kesmez, Carlos Salinas, Jibi Varughese, John Zbranek, Seth Cocking, Ashwin Balasubramanian, Cory Teurman, James Netherland, Geoffrey Duncan Hitchens
  • Patent number: 11007339
    Abstract: The present invention includes a device for hypoxia training including a breathable gas source; a mask in fluid communication with the breathable gas source; a mask-state detector that uses one or more criteria to determine if the mask is being worn by a subject, wherein the mask-state detector is capable of communicating an indication of a mask-off state or a mask-on state; a flowmeter in fluid communication with the mask and coupled to the mask-state detector; and a pressure regulator in fluid communication with the mask and with the breathable gas source, and coupled to the mask-state detector, wherein the pressure regulator sets a first pressure at the mask when the mask-state detector communicates an indication of a mask-off state or a second pressure at the mask when the mask-state detector communicates an indication of a mask-on state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Lynntech, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Mahesh Waje, Mehmet Kesmez, Carlos Salinas, Jibi Varughese, John Zbranek, Seth Cocking, Ashwin Balasubramanian, Cory Teurman, James Netherland, Geoffrey Duncan Hitchens
  • Publication number: 20210060237
    Abstract: A pump including a disposable component including a disposable component inlet port coupled to a first disposable conduit in fluid communication with a fluid medium source, wherein the first disposable conduit includes a disposable piston pump assembly and a disposable bubble eliminator, and the first disposable conduit is in fluid communication with a disposable component outlet port, wherein the disposable bubble eliminator is in fluid communication with a lumen of the first disposable conduit and is operable to reduce a gas content of a fluid medium; wherein the disposable piston pump assembly is operable to pump the fluid medium from the disposable component inlet port, through the first disposable conduit and the disposable bubble eliminator, to the disposable component outlet port; and a reusable component including a reusable movable stage operable to compress the disposable piston pump assembly; and a reusable mechanical actuator operable to drive the movable stage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Jesse Pedroni, Jibi Varughese, Grayson Ridge, Graham Weeks, Alex Moreland, Jonathan Presley, Jonathan A. Reeh, Tiffany Jefferson, Seth Berry, Seth Cocking, Justin McIntire, Jady Stevens, Chris Hadley, John Zbranek, Rebecca Berger, Kacey G. Ortiz, Geoffrey Duncan Hitchens, Ashwin Balasubramanian
  • Patent number: 10916785
    Abstract: The present invention includes an apparatus and method for volumetric and gravimetric storage of reactants and waste comprising: one or more reactant or fuel storage bladders; and one or more waste storage bladders, wherein the reactant or fuel storage bladders and the waste storage bladders form a stack of bladders, and the stack of bladders are interleaved between the reactant or fuel storage bladders and the waste storage bladders, such that both a volumetric and a gravimetric balance is maintained as reactant or fuel are used and the waste bladder is filled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Lynntech, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Jady Stevens, Tiffany Jefferson, Justin McIntire, Chris Hadley, John Zbranek, Jeffrey S. Parkey, Ashwin Kumar Balasubramanian, Jibi Varughese, Geoffrey D. Hitchens, Marc W. Penny
  • Patent number: 10807692
    Abstract: The present invention includes an underwater vehicle power unit and method of operating the same comprising: a fuel and waste stack comprising one or more reactant or fuel storage bladders and one or more waste storage bladders that are volumetrically and gravitationally balanced during operation; a fuel reactor that generates hydrogen; a fuel cell capable of generating an electrical current when exposed to hydrogen; and a controller that controls the flow of fuel into the hydrogen generator, the flow of hydrogen into the fuel cell and the flow of waste from the hydrogen generator, and/or the fuel cell into the one or more waste storage bladders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Lynntech, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Jady Stevens, Tiffany Jefferson, Justin McIntire, Chris Hadley, John Zbranek, Jeffrey S. Parkey, Ashwin Kumar Balasubramanian, Jibi Varughese, Geoffrey D. Hitchens, Marc W. Penny
  • Patent number: 10543893
    Abstract: The present invention includes an underwater vehicle power unit and method of operating the same comprising: a fuel and waste stack comprising one or more reactant or fuel storage bladders and one or more waste storage bladders; a heater; a reactor that generates hydrogen and waste; a hydrogen and waste separator; a back-pressure regulator; a hydrogen and liquid separator; a fuel cell; and a controller that controls the temperature of the heater, the flow of fuel into the reactor, the flow of hydrogen into the fuel cell, the flow of water that dilutes the fuel, the flow of waste from the reactor and/or the fuel cell into the one or more waste storage bladders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Lynntech, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Jady Stevens, Tiffany Jefferson, Justin McIntire, Chris Hadley, John Zbranek, Jeffrey S. Parkey, Ashwin Kumar Balasubramanian, Jibi Varughese, Geoffrey D. Hitchens, Marc W. Penny
  • Publication number: 20180339757
    Abstract: The present invention includes an underwater vehicle power unit and method of operating the same comprising: a fuel and waste stack comprising one or more reactant or fuel storage bladders and one or more waste storage bladders; a heater; a reactor that generates hydrogen and waste; a hydrogen and waste separator; a back-pressure regulator; a hydrogen and liquid separator; a fuel cell; and a controller that controls the temperature of the heater, the flow of fuel into the reactor, the flow of hydrogen into the fuel cell, the flow of water that dilutes the fuel, the flow of waste from the reactor and/or the fuel cell into the one or more waste storage bladders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Jady Stevens, Tiffany Jefferson, Justin McIntire, Chris Hadley, John Zbranek, Jeffrey S. Parkey, Ashwin Kumar Balasubramanian, Jibi Varughese, Geoffrey D. Hitchens, Marc W. Penny
  • Publication number: 20180342745
    Abstract: The present invention includes an apparatus and method for volumetric and gravimetric storage of reactants and waste comprising: one or more reactant or fuel storage bladders; and one or more waste storage bladders, wherein the reactant or fuel storage bladders and the waste storage bladders form a stack of bladders, and the stack of bladders are interleaved between the reactant or fuel storage bladders and the waste storage bladders, such that both a volumetric and a gravimetric balance is maintained as reactant or fuel are used and the waste bladder is filled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Jady Stevens, Tiffany Jefferson, Justin McIntire, Chris Hadley, John Zbranek, Jeffrey S. Parkey, Ashwin Kumar Balasubramanian, Jibi Varughese, Geoffrey D. Hitchens, Marc W. Penny
  • Publication number: 20180339759
    Abstract: The present invention includes an underwater vehicle power unit and method of operating the same comprising: a fuel and waste stack comprising one or more reactant or fuel storage bladders and one or more waste storage bladders that are volumetrically and gravitationally balanced during operation; a fuel reactor that generates hydrogen; a fuel cell capable of generating an electrical current when exposed to hydrogen; and a controller that controls the flow of fuel into the hydrogen generator, the flow of hydrogen into the fuel cell and the flow of waste from the hydrogen generator, and/or the fuel cell into the one or more waste storage bladders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Jady Stevens, Tiffany Jefferson, Justin McIntire, Chris Hadley, John Zbranek, Jeffrey S. Parkey, Ashwin Kumar Balasubramanian, Jibi Varughese, Geoffrey D. Hitchens, Marc w. Penny
  • Publication number: 20180296877
    Abstract: The present invention includes a device for hypoxia training including a breathable gas source; a mask in fluid communication with the breathable gas source; a mask-state detector that uses one or more criteria to determine if the mask is being worn by a subject, wherein the mask-state detector is capable of communicating an indication of a mask-off state or a mask-on state; a flowmeter in fluid communication with the mask and coupled to the mask-state detector; and a pressure regulator in fluid communication with the mask and with the breathable gas source, and coupled to the mask-state detector, wherein the pressure regulator sets a first pressure at the mask when the mask-state detector communicates an indication of a mask-off state or a second pressure at the mask when the mask-state detector communicates an indication of a mask-on state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Mahesh Waje, Mehmet Kesmez, Carlos Salinas, Jibi Varughese, John Zbranek, Seth Cocking, Ashwin Balasubramanian, Cory Teurman, James Netherland, Geoffrey Duncan Hitchens
  • Publication number: 20170326327
    Abstract: The present invention includes a device for hypoxia training comprising: one or more electrochemical cells each comprising: a cathode and an anode separated by a proton exchange membrane, each of the anode and cathode in communication with an input and an output, wherein the input of the cathode is in fluid communication with ambient air, and wherein the input of the anode is in fluid communication with a source of liquid water; a power supply connected to the one or more electrochemical cells; and a mask in fluid communication with the output from the cathode of the one or more electrochemical cells, wherein oxygen is removed from the ambient air during contact with the cathode when hydrogen ions separated from liquid water by a catalyst on the anode convert oxygen in the ambient air into water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: Jonathan Reeh, Mahesh Waje, Mehmet Kesmez, Carlos Salinas, Jibi Varughese, John Zbranek, Seth Cocking, Ashwin Balasubramanian, Cory Teurman, James Netherland