Dr. Shodiya is currently a Program Manager with the National Voluntary Lab Accreditation Program (NVLAP) at NIST for Calibration Laboratories.
Work History and Relevant Work Experience
Before joining the NVLAP team in January 2017, Dr. Shodiya was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She started her Post-Doc in the Chemistry department where she worked on epitaxial thin film growth using electrochemistry, funded by the Department of Defense and Dow Chemical. In 2016, she started working at the University of Michigan’s Energy Institute (UMEI) in the Battery Lab as a Post-Doc/Characterization Specialist. Here she worked with external industry partners to fabricate and characterize battery cells using with industry-scale devices. As a part of her duties, she oversaw the characterization facilities.
Dr. Shodiya is a member of Sigma Xi National Research Honor Society, Materials Research Society (MRS), and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Education, Skills, and Proficiencies
Dr. Shodiya obtained her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science in 2015 and Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2012 from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Her research experience spans over nano-materials, green electric power generation, electronic and photonic materials, materials characterization, thin films, and electrochemistry.