The global refractories industry offers many fulfilling career paths with opportunities from two-year degree technicians to PhD R&D. Allied Mineral Products vice president of research and development Dana Goski shares the value of two-year technician programs, the importance of and opportunities offered by the refractories industry, and her experience as a woman in the field.
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About the guest
Dana Goski is vice president of research and development at Allied Mineral Products, a global monolithic refractory producer headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Originally from Canada, Goski is an ardent supporter of science and engineering educational outreach activities and appears in the 2016 book "Successful Women Ceramic and Glass Scientists and Engineers: 100 Inspirational Profiles." Goski serves on the North American executive committee for the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories (UNITECR), received ACerS St. Louis Section Refractories Theodore J. Planje Award in 2019, and will serve as ACerS president 2020–2021.
Founded in 1898, The American Ceramic Society is the leading professional membership organization for scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, and students working with ceramics and related materials.