Research/Areas of Interest: medical device design and development


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, Austin, United States, 2003
  • M.S., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, United States, 1987
  • B.A., Wellesley College, Wellesley, United States, 1984


Janet Krevolin is the Chief Operating Officer at privately-held medical device company Novum Medical, Inc. She is currently working on commercialization of Bio2's VitriumĀ® platform technology. She has over 30 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.

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.