Provost and Dean of Faculty, Professor of Engineering, Olin College of Engineering
Nominee: Richard Miller
Vincent P. Manno is provost and dean of faculty, as well as professor of engineering, at the Olin College of Engineering in Needham, MA. He received a B.S. from Columbia University and M.S. and Sc.D. degrees from M.I.T. His fields of interest are engineering education, power generation, electronics thermal energy management, and manufacturing processes. He has authored or co-authored over 160 journal articles, conference proceeding papers, and technical reports, and is a frequent keynote speaker. Prior to joining Olin, Dr. Manno was associate provost and professor of mechanical engineering at Tufts University, where he held leadership positions including department chair, associate dean of engineering for graduate studies, and dean of engineering ad interim. He has worked in the private sector, served as a U.S. Navy senior summer faculty fellow, and holds a U.S. patent. He is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the recipient of numerous awards, including the SAE’s Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, the Harvey Rosten Award for Excellence in the Thermal Analysis of Electronic Equipment, and the Tufts University Seymour Simches Award for Distinguished Teaching and Advising. He serves on the advisory boards of Ashesi University (Ghana), the University of Delaware College of Engineering, and the Tufts University Center for Engineering Education Outreach.