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Women in Science seminar: Aleksandra Boskovic

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 3:30pm
Location: 
Spilker 143

Dr. Boskovic will cover issues related to self-development, personal values, work-life balance, and the challenges women face in a highly competitive work environment.

Dr. Aleksandra Boskovic works as Research Director for Optics, Surface and Integration Technologies at Corning Incorporated. In her role, Dr. Boskovic is responsible for oversight of research programs aimed at several business groups within Corning, such as, the Telecommunications Business Group, Specialty Materials, Display Technologies and the Emerging Innovations Group.

Dr. Boskovic joined Corning in 1997 as a senior scientist at Sullivan Park, Corning, NY. During her early career, she made several contributions to the Optical Communications Systems effort in Corning both as an individual contributor and as a team leader. She has also held several leadership positions including manager for Optical Communications Modeling, Business Technology Director for Optical Fiber Applied Research and Development, and Director for Corning’s European Technology Center in France.

Dr. Boskovic is a member of the Optical Society of America and holds a Ph.D. and a M.Sc. in physics from Imperial College, UK; a M.S. in physics from Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Brazil; and a B.S. in physics from Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Brazil.