Jan-Anders Mansson

Distinguished Professor of Materials Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Co-Director of IN-MaC

Purdue University
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering
480 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2100
(765) 494-8244 (office)
(765) 494-0805 (fax)
Joined Purdue in 2016
MS - Mechanical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg Sweden
PhD - Polymeric Materials, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg Sweden.

Research Interests

Since 1990 Dr. Mansson has been a Professor and the Laboratory Director at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland. In 2008 he became the President of International Academy of Sports Science and Technology, an International Olympic Committee. After his graduation he held positions as professor at the University of Washington, Seattle and at KTH in Stockholm Sweden. He also served as Director and Vice President at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lousanne. Dr. Mansson's research is focused on novel cost-effective materials and manufacturing methods as well as unique additional functionalities, beyond the classical performance characteristics of composite materials. This research has led to over 600 scientific publications and a number of patents and patent applications.

Research Group

Graduate Students

  • Diana Heflin (MSE)
  • Alex Reichanadter (ChE)
  • Justin Miller (AAE)
  • Jessica Lavorata (MSE)
  • Teal Dowd (MSE)
  • Anna Geisler (MSE)
  • Morgan Chamberlain (MSE)
  • Jung Soo Rhim (AAE)
  • Ilke Azturk (ChE)
  • Sung-ho Shin (ChE)