- Director of Research Analytics and Communications
Prior to joining the Office of the Vice President at Penn State, Michelle was the Medical Science Team Leader at the Angiogenesis Foundation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she was responsible for analyzing science, technology, and business related information in various medical indications and nutrition. Her previous experience includes biotechnology and pharmaceutical market research and strategic planning, with an emphasis on competitive analysis for investor relations, marketing, technology assessment, and potential acquisitions.
Michelle is a native of State College, and received her Bachelor of Science in Polymer Science from Penn State. She continued her education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where she received her Doctor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering and was a postdoctoral Fellow in the department of Chemical Engineering.