Andy is responsible for implementing the Institute’s technology-translation strategy in the medical devices and medical robotics areas. Before joining the Wyss, he was Chief Technology Officer at GI Dynamics Inc., a medical device company he founded that develops therapies for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and related metabolic diseases. Previously, Levine was an independent consultant to the medical device industry and co-founder of Seedling Enterprises, a medical device incubator. He has served in various senior engineering and management positions with Boston Scientific Corporation, Microsurge, Bard Reproductive Systems, Thermedics, and Thermo Electron. Levine possesses technical expertise in biomaterials, mechanism design, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer, and has authored numerous publications and patents. He holds a masters in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Tufts University.