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David B. Mankarios

Associate Tech Crew


David Botros Mankarios is an undergraduate student at Vanderbilt University double majoring in Biology and German and joined the VINSE Tech Crew in the Summer of 2022. He upkeeps the cleanroom and has certifications on machinery such as Resistive Deposition, Electron Beam Deposition, Profilometry, Ellipsometry, Scanning Electron Microscopy, and Focused Ion Beam patterning and microscopy. David is interested in biomedical and clinical research as he hopes to pursue a career in the medical field as a heart surgeon. His favorite tool is the Scanning Electron Microscope, imaging materials ranging from Graphene to Plasmonic Nano Tweezers. Outside of VINSE he enjoys reading, wrestling, and playing soccer.