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Senior Laboratory Instructor in Chemistry
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Ford Hall 216
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S., Centre College
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.