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Dr. Heather Doty is manager of the NSF-sponsored ADVANCE program at the University of Delaware in Newark, DE. The goal of the ADVANCE program is to increase the number of and improve the climate for women faculty in STEM fields. As manager, Heather helps develop and implement workshops on faculty recruitment and faculty mentoring. Heather received her BA in physics from Dartmouth in 1998 and her Ph.D. in physics from the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) in 2003, studying electron transport in semiconductor materials at low temperatures and high magnetic fields. Before moving to Delaware in 2007, Heather completed a year of postdoctoral research and then worked at the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a patent examiner specializing in semiconductor devices. A pdf of Heather's presentation is here.
Last Updated: 6/21/11