Published on Wednesday November 1, 2006
Dr. Michele Marcolongo, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering has been appointed as Associate Vice Provosts for Research.
Dr. Marcolongo will be responsible for external research affairs and interfacing with the community outside Drexel. She has been a member of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering since 1997, where she currently holds the position of Associate Professor. She is a graduate of the University of Delaware (B.S., Mechanical Engineering), Drexel University (M.S., Mechanical Engineering) and the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D., Bioengineering). Her industry experience includes positions at GE and DuPont before she joined Drexel. Her research focuses on orthopaedic biomaterials and implant biomechanics, such as the development of technology for intervertebral disc replacement which was adopted by a major medical device manufacturer for further development.