Institution: The University of Texas at Austin
Biography:Dr. Mangolini earned his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) in 2011. He then performed postdoctoral research at the University of Pennsylvania and Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France). After two years at the University of Leeds (UK), Dr. Mangolini joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in Spring 2018 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. In Fall 2020 he was appointed as Walker Scholar. Dr. Mangolini received a number of international and national awards and honors for outstanding research and teaching achievements, including the 2021 NSF CAREER Award.
Keywords:Surface Science; Surface Engineering; Tribology