About Dr. Mannari
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Dr. Vijay Mannari is a distinguished professor of polymers & coatings at Eastern Michigan University since 2002. He has more than 30 years of combined experience in the industry, innovation, and R&D management, consultancy, training, and academia, within the field of polymeric materials and coatings.
He teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses in material science & polymer technology, coating formulation, water-borne coatings, UV-cure coatings, and he also mentors graduate research students and Ph.D. candidates. Prof. Mannari has diverse research interests in the broad area of development of sustainable polymeric materials, sol-gel chemistry, advanced polyurethanes, advanced UV-cure coatings and additive manufacturing (3D-printing) materials, and study of structure-property relationship in polymeric coatings.
Prof. Mannari, a gifted teacher and accomplished researcher, has a number of awards and accomplishments to his credit. He is active in many professional service activities and is currently serving as the President of Detroit Society for Coatings Technology. More..
The book “Understanding Coatings Raw Materials” Co-authored by Dr. Mannari is published. Click here
Award and Accolades for EMU Polymers and Coatings Students. More..