Angi Acocella is a PhD student in the Civil Engineering Department and a Research Assistant in CTL. Her current research focuses on the mechanisms by which trust and relationships are built between parties in the supply chain and their implications. Angi received her BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and her MSc from MIT in the Technology and Policy Program in the Engineering Systems Division through a Fellowship from the Tata Center of Technology & Design.
Prior to coming to CTL, Angi was a researcher at Harvard Business School where she co-authored cases for both elective and required curriculum in the Technology and Operations Management unit and the Business, Government, and International Economy unit, and contributed to peer-reviewed articles in leading economics and business journals. Angi’s industry experience includes her work at IBM modeling and testing the thermal management design of the Z-series mainframe servers and thermal stress testing at the chip manufacturing and packaging levels.