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About Vincent P. Manno

Prior to joining Olin in July 2011, Dr. Manno was Associate Provost and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Tufts University in Medford, MA where he continues to hold an adjunct faculty appointment. At Tufts, he coordinated graduate education across the university and oversaw several cross-school initiatives including the Institute for Global Leadership and the Tufts Institute of the Environment. He was Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering from 1993-2001, Associate Dean of Engineering from 2002-5, and Interim Dean of Engineering in 2003.
Dr. Manno received a BS from Columbia University and MS, Engineer's and Doctor of Science degrees from M.I.T in nuclear engineering and science. His field of expertise is computational thermal-fluid dynamics including applications in power generation, electronics thermal energy management, and manufacturing processes. He has authored or co-authored more than 140 journal articles, conference proceeding papers and technical reports. Prof. Manno has also worked in the private sector and served as a U.S. Navy Senior Summer Faculty Fellow.
His research has been supported by government agencies and industry. He is a recipient of the SAE's Ralph R. Teetor Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, the Harvey Rosten Award for Excellence in the Thermal Analysis of Electronic Equipment, the ASME Curriculum Innovation Award, the Tufts University Fischer Award as Engineering Teacher of the Year and the Tufts Seymour Simches Award for lifetime achievement in teaching and advising. He is a Fellow of the ASME and serves on the Board of Directors of the ASEE Engineering Research Council.


Present Professor of Engineering, Olin College of Engineering
Present Provost and Dean of Faculty, Olin College of Engineering

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Tufts University Seymour O. Simches Award for Distinguished Teaching and Advising, 2011
  • ASME Curriculum Innovation Award, 2002
  • Harvey Rosten Award for Excellence in the Physical Design of Electronics, 2002
  • SAE Teetor Award for Outstanding Engineering Educators


  • Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing
  • Real World Measurements

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