Jacob Provencio, B.S.


Jacob Provencio is from El Paso, Texas and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas At San Antonio. Currently, he applied to the Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering Joint Program between UTSA and UTHSCSA. His research interests include the development of emergency airway devices, translational cancer research, and localized drug delivery systems. In 2022, Jacob worked as a 3D Printing Engineer in the research and development of military contracted projects with Indo-MIM Inc. progressing the lean manufacturing practices for the Selective Laser Melting 3D Metal printer.  During his undergraduate career, Jacob was involved in a variety of organizations including the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the Mexican American Engineering Society, Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, and Hispanic Professional Engineers where he served as an active volunteer, treasure, and coordinated community service opportunities. Furthermore, in his free time, Jacob is working on the development of strength and weightlifting equipment for Fierro Fitness.

Active Projects

  • Multistage Polymer Implant



    • Jacob Provencio, Monica Elbjorn, Paige Phillips, David Di Rocco, R. L. Hood, PhDCharacterization Of A Polymeric Device For Localized And Controlled Drug Delivery To Prostate Cancer
    • Elbjorn Monica, Provencio Jacob, Phillips Paige, David Di Rocco, Noah Harrison, Ada Jaramillo, Alejandro Lozano, Priya Jain, R. Lyle HoodA Biodegradable, 3D-Printed Implantable for Minimally-Invasive Controlled Release. Biomedical Engineering Society Conference 2018. Atlanta, GA, USA. Oct 17th-20th. Poster Presentation