Vijay Mannari, Professor, Eastern Michigan University
Dr. Vijay Mannari is Distinguished Professor of Polymers and Coatings at Eastern Michigan University. He has more than 25 years of combined experience in industry and academia of polymeric materials and coatings. He has co-authored several books, book chapters, journal publications and patents. Besides teaching and directing the graduate program at EMU, he is very active in offering professional development courses in coatings for industry professionals. Dr. Mannari is member of several professional organizations and currently serving as the president of the Detroit Society for Coatings Technology.