Medical and cosmetic laser maker Candela Corp. of Wayland, Mass., announced today that Lewis Levine has joined the company as vice president of engineering. “Lew brings over 15 years of engineering and new product development experience within the medical device industry to Candela. The addition of new leadership to our engineering division will further our ability to effectively deliver innovative laser solutions to the dynamic aesthetic industry,” said Jay Caplan, COO. Most recently, Levine served as vice president of research and development at Datascope Corp., a Montvale, N.J.-based medical device company. Before that, he directed the development of a unique technology platform for a medical device startup which was later acquired by GE Healthcare. He is named on eight issued and pending patents. Levine earned a bachelor’s degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Northeastern University.