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Contact Information:

Matt Penny

Engineering Building III
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7115

Research Areas:
  • Biomedical Microdevices


Matt is a biomedical engineer with 14+ years in the medical device industry and has 10 issued patents.  He has direct experience in developing fluid and drug delivery devices, ophthalmic and orthopedic implants, and surgical instrumentation, including nearly 9 years spent leading advanced development teams working in surgical robotics.

Matt is passionate about improving patient outcomes and clinician satisfaction through detailed needs exploration, innovation and prototype development.  He has been the lead engineer in four medical device startups and really enjoys mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs in the MS-TraIn program.

Research Interests

Drug Delivery

Courses Taught

BME Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship II - Design and Innovation