Dana G. Goski is Director of Research at Allied Mineral Products, Inc., a global monolithic refractory producer headquartered in Columbus, OH. Originally from Canada, Dana finished her MSc in the Department of Chemistry at Dalhousie University under joint supervision from National Research Council Canada ceramic laboratory. She went on to complete her PhD in the Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mining and Metallurgy (now Materials Engineering) at TUNS (now Dalhousie University) and joined Allied Mineral Products in 1996.
Dana has enthusiastically served ACerS as both a participant and chairperson for committees including membership, nominating, meetings, the former Central Ohio section, Refractory Ceramics Divison, and Jeppson award. She is the 2014-2015 chairperson for the ACerS Meetings Committee and a member of the Refractory Ceramics Division. Dana serves on the North American executive committee for the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories (UNITECR), and was the technical programming chair for the highly successful UNITECR 2013 and a co-editor for the ACerS-Wiley meeting publication. She is a co-inventor on a number of US and international ceramic patents.
She is a steadfast patron of opportunities encouraging student success in the fields of science and materials engineering. She has been involved as a judge for Future Cities Ohio region for many years, materials demonstration activities for youth, served on The Refractories Institute scholarship committee, Allied Mineral Products, Inc. internal company college scholarships, take a student to work mentoring, and more recently judging with the relatively new Believe in Ohio competition. Dana is an advisor to the Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation. She lives in Upper Arlington, OH with her husband, Keith Souchereau and son Reid.