Michele Manuel
TMS Director/Chair, Content Development & Dissemination
Professor, University of Florida
03/02/2017 - 02/27/2020
Michele V. Manuel is a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida. Manuel received her Ph.D. in materials science and engineering at Northwestern University and her B.S. in materials science and engineering at the University of Florida.

A TMS member since 2001, she has served on a number of technical and administrative committees for the society, most notably as the vice chair of the Content Development & Dissemination Committee, as editor of Magnesium Technology 2015, and as a JOM advisor. Manuel is the recipient of a 2009 TMS Light Metals Division (LMD) Young Leaders Professional Development Award, a 2014 Early Career Faculty Fellow Award, and the 2014 Young Leaders TMS/Japan Institute of Metals (JIM) International Scholar Award—all supported by the TMS Foundation.