Steven Kurtz

Steven M. Kurtz, Ph.D.

  • Research Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems


Dr. Kurtz is the Director of the Implant Research Core and part-time Research Professor at Drexel University's School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems. Dr. Kurtz has expertise in the additive manufacturing (3D printing) of medical devices, with an emphasis on orthopaedic, spine, and trauma implants. His professional career has involved the evaluation of medical device technologies, from a combined analytical, experimental, and clinical perspective. With 27 years of professional experience, Dr. Kurtz is also the founder and CEO of Gyroid LLC, a scientific and technical consulting startup.

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1995
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1992
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University (with distinction), 1990