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Janet Krevolin

Professor of the Practice
Biomedical Engineering

Janet Krevolin

Professor of the Practice
Biomedical Engineering

Phone 617-627-2580
Science and Technology Center
4 Colby Street, Medford, MA
Research: 
medical device design and development
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. She has been a professor of the practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering since 2016.

Education: 
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2003
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1987
B.A., Mathematics and Computer Science, Wellesley College, 1984
Professional Experience: 
2016-present:

Professor of the Practice, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering

2012-present:

Chief Technical Officer, Bio2 Technologies

2010-2012:

Vice President of Orthopedic Product Development, Bio2 Technologies

2007-2010:

Vice President of Global Product Development, Zimmer Inc.

2005-2007:

Vice President of Research Europe, Zimmer GmbH

2004-2005:

Director of Research Europe, Zimmer GmbH

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 Memberships: 
Orthopaedic Research Society
Society for Biomaterials
American Society for Mechanical Engineers
Sigma Xi Honors Society

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