Stephen McCarthy, Plastics Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center, Center for Irish Partnerships
Professor, M.S. Co-Coordinator, Director, Co-Director
ExpertiseMedical devices, biodegradable polymers, mechanical behavior, applications of CAD/CAM
Biodegradable polymers, mechanical behavior of polymers, applications of CAD/CAM and process simulation.
Educational BackgroundB.S., Southeastern Massachusetts University; M.S.E., Princeton University;
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
BiosketchDr. Stephen McCarthy is a faculty member of the Plastics Engineering Department at UMass Lowell. He is currently the Co-Director of the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center at UMass Lowell and UMass Worcester and Director of the Biodegradable Polymer Research Center where he is conducting reasearch into Biodegradable Polymers and Blends. He is the Editor for the "Journal of Polymers and the Environment." He received his B.S. from Southeastern Massachusetts University, a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science from Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio. He worked as an Advanced Engineer in R&D for Owens Corning Fiberglas in Granville, Ohio.