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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Vincent Manno

Adjunct Professor
Provost and Dean of Faculty, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Vincent Manno

Adjunct Professor
Provost and Dean of Faculty, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Phone 781.292.2591
419 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
Thermal-fluid phenomena, power generation systems
Biography: 

Dr. Manno joined the Olin College of Engineering as Provost and Dean of Faculty in July 2011. Prior to joining Olin, 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 also held appointments as Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering, Associate Dean of Engineering, and Dean of Engineering ad interim. He also worked as an engineer in the private sector and served as a U.S. Navy Senior Summer Faculty Fellow. 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. He holds a U.S. patent and is a technical reviewer for several technical journals and government agencies. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Engineering Education’s Engineering Research Council as well as on its Engineering Deans Institute. He is also on the External Advisory Board of the Institute for Global Leadership of Tufts University. His areas of interest include Computational thermal-fluid dynamics, Power generation systems, Electronics thermal energy management, and Engineering curriculum development.

Education: 
Sc.D., Nuclear Engineering, MIT, 1983
M.S., Nuclear Engineering and Science, MIT, 1978
B.S., Nuclear Engineering and Science, Columbia University, 1976
Professional Experience: 
2011-present:

Olin College

  • Provost and Dean of Faculty
  • Professor of Engineering
1984-present:

Tufts University

  • Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering (2011-present)
  • Associate Provost (2004-2011)
  • Dean ad interim, School of Engineering (2003)
  • Associate Dean of Engineering (2002-2006)
  • Department Chair (1993-2002)
  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1999-2011)
  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1990-1999)
  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1984-1990)
Selected Honors and Awards: 
SAE Teetor Award for Outstanding Engineering Educators
Rosten Award for Excellence in Thermal Design of Electronics
ASME Curriculum Innovation Award