Marjolein C.H. van der Meulen
James M. and Marsha McCormick Director of Biomedical Engineering; Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Marjolein van der Meulen is the Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She is also the James and Marsha McCormick Director of the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering. Professor van der Meulen received her S.B. from MIT and M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Before joining the faculty at Cornell, she worked for three years as a biomedical engineer at the Rehabilitation R&D Center of the Department of Veteran Affairs, in Palo Alto, California. In 1995, she received an NIH FIRST Award and in 1999 an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award. She is a member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), the American and European Societies of Biomechanics, and the Orthopaedic Research Society. She is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Professor van der Meulen is also the Secretary of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Deputy Editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic Research, member of the NIH Skeletal Biology, Structure and Regeneration study section, and steering committee member for the IBMS Sun Valley Workshop on Musculoskeletal Biology.