Published on Monday March 24, 2014
Professor Michele Marcolongo has been appointed department head of Drexel’s Materials Science and Engineering, effective January 1, 2014.
Dr. Marcolongo has been with the department since 1997. She received her Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. She oversees the Laboratory for Biomaterials and Biosurfaces in Tissue Engineering and her research includes orthopaedic biomaterials and biomechanics with a focus on spine biomaterials.
In 2010, Dr. Marcolongo was promoted to Professor. She has previously served as Senior Associate Vice Provost for Translational Research and Associate Dean for Intellectual Property Development for the College of Engineering.