ACerS is pleased to announce Tulsi Patel has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program that recognizes a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism.
Patel is a National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. She received a B.S. in chemical engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from the University of Connecticut. She also has a M.S. in materials engineering and nanotechnology from Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
Patel has been an active member of ACerS since 2016. She is a member of the Electronics and Engineering Ceramics Divisions. Currently, she is chair of the Dayton/Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Section and serves as a mentor to undergraduate and graduate students through the ACerS Student Mentor Program. In the past, she volunteered for events such as the NSTA Regional Conference, MS&T Student Contests, and PCSA Winter Workshop Planning Committee. She also participated in the 2018 ECerS Electroceramics Summer School in Hasselt, Belgium.
Patel was selected for the 2022–2023 AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
We extend our deep appreciation to Patel for her service to our Society!