Joseph Yeager

Laboratory Instructor in Chemistry

Joe Yeager

Contact & Office Hours

Ford Hall 216

413-585-3363

Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.S., Centre College

Biography

Joseph Yeager has been a laboratory instructor at Smith since 2013. His doctoral research focused on silicon anodes and nonflammable electrolytes for use in next-generation lithium-ion batteries. His current professional interests in chemical education focus on ways to create interesting laboratory exercises that make connections to real-world manifestations of chemistry, such as food, energy technology and art, while still teaching core scientific principles.