Elizabeth Boatman

Engineering & Technology Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 305 Fryklund Hall
Phone: 715-232-5247
Email: boatmane@uwstout.edu

Education

    • Ph D Materials Science and Engineering
      University of California
      Berkely, CA, United States, 2012
    • MS Materials Science and Engineering
      University of California
      Berkely, CA, United States, 2009
    • BS Physics and Applied Chemistry
      Beloit College
      Beloit, WI, United States, 2007

Work Experience

    Government

      • Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice
        AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow
        September 2014 - July 2015
      • National Science Foundation, Education and Human Resources Directorate
        AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow
        September 2013 - August 2014

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • Bay Area Scientists in Schools
        Co-instructor
        January 2012 - 2012
      • University of California Berkeley , Department Materials Science Engineering
        Graduate Student Materials Characterization
        January 2012 - 2012
      • University of California Berkeley
        Workshop Instructor, Teaching Conference for First-time GSLs
        January 2012 - 2012
      • University of California Berkeley , Department Materials Science Engineering
        Graduate Student Materials Characterization
        January 2011 - 2011
      • University of California, SINAM
        Curriculum Design & Instructor
        August 2010 - 2011
      • University of California Berkely, Department Of Materials Science and Engineering
        Graduate Student Instructor, Electron Microscopy Lab
        August 2010 - 2011
      • Beloit College, Departments of Physics, Chemistry, and Beloit College
        Teaching Assistant
        August 2004 - 2007

    Academic - P-12

      • Dixon High School
        Teaching Intern
        August 2011 - 2011
      • Summer Math and Science Honors Academy
        Instructor
        January 2011 - 2011
      • Girls and Women in Science
        Curriculum Design & Instructor
        January 2007 - 2007
      • Girls and Women in Science
        Curriculum Design & Instructor
        January 2005 - 2005

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Schweitzer, M. H., Zheng, W., Cleland, T. P., Goodwin, M. B., Boatman, E., Theil, E., Marcus, M. A., & Fakra, S. C. (2013). A role for Iron and Oxygen Chemistry in Preserving Soft Tissues, Cells and Molecules from Deep Time. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281.
    • Boatman, E., Gronsky, R., Goodwin, M. B., & Ritchie , R. O. (2013). Elucidating the Nanoscale Structure of Dinosaur Bone. Microscopy Today, 21(5), 34-39 .
    • Tsui, M., Boatman, E., & Gronsky, R. (2012). Compositional analysis of mineral-based cosmetics and implications for consumer safety: A materials characterization laboratory experiment. Journal of Materials Education, 34.
    • Boatman, E., Goodwin, M. B., & Gronsky, R. (2012). Electron microscopy and analytical x-ray characterization of preserved structural hierarchy in dinosaur bone. Microscopy & Microanalysis, 18.
    • Boatman, E., Gronsky, R., Goodwin, B., & Reese, R. J. (2011). Characterization of bioapatite and nano-scale heterogeneities in Fossil bone with transmission and scanning electron microscopy. Microscopy & Microanalysis , 17, 332-3.
    • Boatman, E., & Lisensky, G. C. (2005). Colors in Liquid Crystals. Journal of Chemical Education, 82.
    • Boatman, E., Lisensky, G. C., & Nordell, K. J. (2005). “A safer, faster synthesis for CdSe quantum dot nanocrystals. Journal of Chemical Education, 82, 1697-99 .

Presentations

    Oral Presentation

    • Boatman, E. (2013). Scientists in Residence. Career symposium at Delta Community College, Stockton, CA, United States.
    • Boatman, E. (2012). Electron microscopy and analytical x-ray characterization of preserved structural hierarchy in dinosaur cortical bone. Implications for inferred structure/property relationships. Materials Research Society, San Francisco, CA, United States.
    • Boatman, E. (2011). Composition of Tyrannosaurus and Brachylophosaurus soft tissues at high spatial resolution: New insights into protein diagnosis. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology ,
    • Boatman, E. (2009). Synchrotron analysis of soft tissues in Fossil Bone. Advanced Light Source “Science Café",
    • Boatman, E. (2007). Nanoscale Materials education. Africa Materials Research Society, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
    • Boatman, E. (2005). Determining the exciton diffusion length in organic solar cells. Pew Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Research Symposium, Chicago, IL, United States.
    • Boatman, E. (2004). Hands-on Nanotechnology Laboratory Experiments. 18th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Ames, IA, United States.
    • Boatman, E. (2004). A Safer, easier, faster greener synthesis for CdSe quantum dot nanocrystals. Pew Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO, United States.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Fellowship

    • AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship, AAAS (2016)
    • AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship, AAAS (2015)
    • AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship, AAAS (2014)
    • AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship, AAAS (2013)
    • Chancellor’s Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley (2012)
    • Dissertation Fellowship, Phi Beta Kappa Northern California Association (2012)
    • Chancellor’s Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley (2011)
    • Chancellor’s Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley (2010)
    • National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship, U.S. Department of Defense (2010)
    • National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship, U.S. Department of Defense (2009)
    • National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship, U.S. Department of Defense (2008)
    • National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship, U.S. Department of Defense (2007)
    • Chancellor's Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley (September 2007)
    • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, Department of Defense / ASEE (September 2007)

    Award

    • Miller Award recipient for Outstanding Graduate research, Microscopy & Microanalysis (2012)
    • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor , Department Materials Science Engineering, University of California Berkeley (May 2012)
    • Best Student Poster Award recipient, Microscopy & Microanalysis (2011)
    • Best Public Speaker Award Recipient , (2005)

    Honor

    • Acknowledged as one of the “15 Greatest Hits” , Journal of Chemical Education (August 2012)

Service

    Department / School

    • Organizer and Volunteer, Community Outdoor Cleanup and Outreach (2011 - 2012)
    • Member , Environmental Sustainability Committee of the Graduate Assembly (2010 - 2012)
    • Delegate, Graduate Assembly (2010 - 2012)
    • President , Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Student Council (2010 - 2011)

    University

      University of California Berekeley

      • Voting Member, Graduate Council of the Academic Senate (August 2011 - June 2012)