Patrick Yoder will give a talk on “A Career in Materials – A Look Back and Forward”
Yoder is a Principal Engineer with ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Company with a focus on refractory and ceramic materials. In this role at ExxonMobil, he is responsible for the direction of technology and its application, risk management, enhanced competitiveness, and global strategy. Yoder is a member of the ACerS, AIST, and API where he is engaged in committee work. Patrick has been awarded several patents related to refractories/ceramics and their application. Prior to joining ExxonMobil he worked in the refractory industry. In this role, he had various responsibilities starting in R&D and moving through positions in manufacturing, quality control, engineering, and sales and marketing.
Patrick received a B.S. in Ceramic Science and Engineering and an M.S. in Ceramic Science both from Penn State.