Yolanda Natividad

ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series: “Opportunity in Chaos”

By Yolanda Natividad / May 6, 2022

Opportunity in Chaos Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 2 pm (Eastern US time) ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA) is hosting the May webinar, Opportunity in Chaos in the ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series. From a disadvantaged and at times hostile environment where personal and professional challenges shackles your growth and opportunities,…

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ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series: “Career Development & What Motivates You”

By Yolanda Natividad / May 5, 2022

Career Development & What Motivates You Monday, June 13, 2022, at 12 pm (Eastern US time) ACerS Young Professionals Network (YPN) is hosting the June webinar, Career Development & What Motivates You in the ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series. WEBINAR DESCRIPTION Would it surprise you to know that 85% of people are unhappy…

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Stephen Wilke

By Yolanda Natividad / May 2, 2022

Stephen Wilke is an R&D Scientist at Materials Development, Inc., where he develops levitation instruments to study the structure and properties of liquids and glasses. Based at a small company, Stephen’s work includes collaborations with academia and national labs, with regular X-ray and neutron scattering experiments at Argonne and Oak Ridge National Laboratories. He completed…

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Nicholas Smith

By Yolanda Natividad / May 2, 2022

Dr. Nicholas Smith is a Senior Research Associate in the Thin Films and Surfaces Research directorate within Corning Incorporated, bringing interdisciplinary expertise in the fields of glass surface science, chemical durability, electric-field effects in glass, and surface characterization. Since joining Corning in 2011, research responsibilities have included innovations in glass surface technology for Corning Glass Technologies…

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Ashutosh Goel

By Yolanda Natividad / May 2, 2022

Dr. Ashutosh Goel received his B.S. (Hons.) Physics and M.S. (Hons.) in Physics from Guru Nanak Dev University, India. He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Aveiro, Portugal, in 2009. He joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University as a faculty member in 2014. Before joining…

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Charmayne Lonergan

By Yolanda Natividad / May 2, 2022

Experienced scientist skilled in optical and thermal characterization techniques, glass preparation and formulation, and lab management. Strong research professional with a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering (focused in glass) from Missouri University of Science and Technology. Interests include STEM outreach and volunteering.

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2022 PCSA Lab Blooper Competition

By Yolanda Natividad / March 30, 2022

Do you have a funny lab story to tell? Messy lab, broken specimens or unexpected results are everyday events in the life of a researcher. In the PCSA Lab Blooper Competition, you will have the opportunity to share the less serious side of the lab life as well as to demonstrate that failures are a…

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ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series: “How to Work with Funding Agencies”

By Yolanda Natividad / February 23, 2022

How to Work with Funding Agencies Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 12 pm (Eastern US time) ACerS Electronics Division and the Washington DC/Maryland/Northern Virginia Section are co-hosting the March webinar, How to Work with Funding Agencies in the ACerS Professional Skills and Personal Development Webinar Series. WEBINAR DESCRIPTION Aimed at young scientists who are new to…

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EPDC volunteer position available

By Yolanda Natividad / February 15, 2022

2022-2024 EPDC co-chair call for nominations The ACerS Education and Professional Development Council (EPDC) is calling for nominations for an incoming EPDC co-chair for the 2022-2024 term. The EPDC is the central location for an exchange of ideas between education and professional development organization within ACerS. Therefore, the EPDC co-chairs are responsible for serving as…

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Apply today for the 2022–23 ACerS PCSA class

By Yolanda Natividad / February 1, 2022

The President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA) is the student-led committee of The American Ceramic Society composed of ceramic and glass focused students. The PCSA is looking for dedicated and motivated undergraduate and graduate students to get involved and to help advance ACerS into the future. Interested students should visit the PCSA web page to…

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