Mario is a Staff Scientist at the Specialty Film Corporate Research Processing Laboratory at the 3M Company in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since 1994 his efforts involved high strain rate mechanics, novel materials for coatings, structural adhesives, films and nonwovens. Prior to 3M, he spent several years in plastics production management and as faculty member teaching polymeric materials/processing and chemical engineering. Mario’s current field of work is in the area of thermal management composites for electronics and electrical equipment. Applied subjects include vehicle electrification and power electronics packaging. Mario received his Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is the recipient of numerous scientific awards and recognition. Mario has edited a book, an encyclopedia entry, and is author in refereed articles and proceedings, inventor in more than 60 US patents.