Dr. Mangilal Agarwal received his B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Osmania University (Hyderabad, India) in 1998, and the M.S. and Ph.D. in Engineering from Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA) in 2002 and 2004, respectively. Upon receiving his Ph.D. degree, he was employed by Louisiana Tech University, as a Postdoctoral Research Associate, followed by appointments as Research Staff and Research Assistant Professor at the Institute for Micromanufacturing, the largest campus-wide interdisciplinary research institute. Currently he is the Director of the Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute (INDI) and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) (Indianapolis, IN), and directs the development of interdisciplinary research and education initiatives.