Friday, May 24, 2013

Beth Opila Elected ECS Fellow

Beth Opila was recently elected a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society, and will be formally inducted as part of the Class of 2013 at the ECS meeting in San Francisco.  This honor recognizes her scientific achievement and service to the society.

Beth joined the Materials Science and Engineering department in 2010 and has quickly established a thriving research group exploring high temperature materials, coatings, and oxidation of ceramic materials.  Much of her previous work at NASA Glenn Research Center focused on durability and protective coatings as well.

The ECS fellows program:
"Established in 1989 for individual contributions and leadership in the achievement of science and technology in the area of electrochemistry and solid-state sciences and current active participation in the affairs of The Electrochemical Society."

Congratulations Beth!