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Janet L. Krevolin
Professor of the Practice, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Education

2003 Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
1987 M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
1984 B.A., Mathematics and Computer Science, Wellesley College

Biography

Janet Krevolin is the Chief Technical Officer at privately-held medical device company Bio2 Technologies, Inc. She is currently working on commercialization of Bio2's VitriumĀ® platform technology. She has over 25 years experience in medical device research and product development. Her career has focused on R&D of medical devices, with particular attention to the musculo-skeletal system.

Research Interests

Janet Krevolin's research interests include medical device design and development, most recently developing products using bioactive glass fibers and a proprietary manufacturing process to produce, for the first time, a resorbable construct that has the initial strength necessary to be load bearing while stimulating new bone formation. She works with surgeons and clinicians to address unmet clinical needs, translate these unmet needs into a medical device, obtain regulatory (FDA, CE) clearance, and commercialize the product.

Professional Positions

2016-present Professor of the Practice, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University School of Engineering, Boston, MA
2012-present Chief Technical Officer, Bio2 Technologies, Woburn, MA
2010-2012 Vice President of Orthopedic Product Development, Bio2 Technologies, Woburn, MA
2007-2010 Vice President of Global Product Development, Zimmer Inc., Warsaw, IN
2005-2007 Vice President of Research Europe, Zimmer GmbH, Winterthur, Switzerland
2004-2005 Director of Research Europe, Zimmer GmbH, Winterthur, Switzerland

Professional Memberships

  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Society for Biomaterials
  • Sigma Xi Honors Society
  • American Society for Mechanical Engineers