Bethanie Stadler (BS CWRU 1990; PhD MIT 1994; NRC postdoc) is Professor and Associate Head of Electrical & Computer Engineering and a Graduate Faculty of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science at the University of Minnesota. She won the NSF CAREER award and McKnight Presidential Fellowship. Stadler has served on the MRS Board of Directors (as Director then Secretary), and she is currently chair of the MRS Program Development Subcommittee. She taught at the IEEE Magnetic Summer School in Chennai India & Assisi Italy. Stadler integrates photonic and magnetic materials for photonic isolators, modulators, and sensors. In magnetics, Stadler uses magnetic nanowires for magnetoelectronics, sensors/actuators, and cellular biomarkers. She was a 2015 Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Magnetics Society.