Mandakini Kanungo did her PhD in Indian Institute of Technology in the area of biosensors and after doing postdoctoral work at Kansas State University and Brookhaven National Laboratory she worked one year as a visiting scientist at DuPont before joining Xerox on 2008. Since joining Xerox Research Center in 2008, Kanungo has led research efforts around the fabrication and characterization of printed electronics devices for high resolution digital printing and display applications, and has made significant contributions to surface design and fabrication for major printing programs and the adhesive material design for Xerox printhead development. She has led multiple open innovation collaborations with different universities including a grant with Cornell University and an MIT Fellowship program. She has authored 30 papers, and holds 15 U.S. patents and 20 patent-pending applications. She has extensive expertise in novel materials, polymers and devices, surfaces and coatings and organic/printed electronics/displays and biosensors.