Heather Walling Doty

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware. I received my Ph.D. in physics from the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB).

Research

My research interests include: 1. women in the academic science and engineering workforce; and 2. electronic properties of semiconducting materials, especially for photovoltaic applications.

1. I have long been interested in the experiences of and supporting women in science and engineering. I am co-PI on the University of Delaware’s NSF ADVANCE IT grant, whose goal is to increase the participation and advancement of diverse faculty in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

2. My background is in semiconductor physics. At UCSB I studied the Quantum Hall Effect in multilayered semiconductor systems, essentially a series of two-dimensional electron gases (2DEGs) stacked on top of each other. The images above show work I did on fractal-shaped mesas etched from a GaAs/AlGaAs superlattice structure. Now I focus on computational models for electronic materials used in photovoltaic applications.

Yongzhe Wen and his research poster

Undergraduate Researcher Yongzhe Wen at the 2014 Summer Scholars poster presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching and Advising

Classes I have taught:

  • Statics (MEEG 112)
  • Dynamics (MEEG 211)
  • Thermodynamics (MEEG 341)
  • Introductory Physics (PHYS 207)

Student groups I co-advise:

Publications:

H. Doty, R. Andreasen, and D. Chen, “Gender Differences in Pathways to Faculty Career Satisfaction,” accepted to the 2017 ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) conference, June 2017.

R. Andreasen and  H. Doty, “Measuring Inequality: The Roles of Values and Inductive Risk,” to appear in Exploring Inductive Risk, edited by K. Elliott and T. Richards, Oxford University Press, 2017 (anticipated).

Heather Walling Doty, “ADVANCE Grants: Narrowing the Gender Gap in STEM Fields,” SIAM News, March 1, 2016. 

R. Andreasen, P. Cook, H. Doty, J. Sawyer, 2014 UD ADVANCE Faculty Work-Life Satisfaction (Climate) Survey, Report, and Executive Summary, 2014.

R.O. Andreasen, H.A. Doty, L.P. Cook, “Advancing Women in STEM: A Case Study,” 2012.

H.A. Walling, D.P.Druist, E.G. Gwinn, K.D. Maranowski, A.C. Gossard, “Variable-range hopping in the bulk of quantum Hall multilayers.” Phys. Rev. B 71, 045327 (2005).

H.A. Walling, J. Xu, E.G. Gwinn, K.D. Maranowski, A.C. Gossard, “Temperature dependence of conductance fluctuations in quantum Hall multilayers.” Phys. Rev. B 70, 235343 (2004).

H.A. Walling, D.P. Dougherty, D.P.Druist, E.G. Gwinn, K.D. Maranowski, A.C. Gossard, “Anomalous temperature dependence of electrical transport in quantum Hall multilayers.” Phys. Rev. B 70, 045312 (2004).

H.A. Walling, R. Artzi, E.G. Gwinn, R. Naaman, K.D. Maranowski, A.C. Gossard, “Molecular tuning of quantum Hall edge states.” Solid State Comm. 127, 707 (2003).

H.A. Walling, D.P. Dougherty, D.P. Druist, E.G. Gwinn, K.D. Maranowski, A.C. Gossard, “Temperature dependence of vertical transport in quantum Hall multilayers,” Physica E 12, 132 (2002).

Presentations:

R. Andreasen and H. Doty, “Measuring Inequality: The Role of Values and Inductive Risk,” peer-reviewed talk given at Philosophy of Science Association Biennial Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 3, 2016.

P. Cook, H. Doty, R. Opila, “Best Practices for Faculty Search Committees,” workshop given at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, September 30, 2016.

R. Andreasen and H. Doty, “Measuring Inequality: Race and Gender in Science,” Oral presentation at the Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP) Sixth Conference, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, June 19, 2016.  

H. Doty, E. Bonistall Postel, R. Andreasen, P. Cook, J. Sawyer,  “University of Delaware ADVANCE: Building Bridges Across Campus,” Poster presentation at the AWIS-ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop, Baltimore, MD, May 22-24, 2016.

H.A. Doty, E. Bonistall Postel, “Implicit Bias and Women in Engineering,” Workshop at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE, March 11, 2016.

H. A. Doty, R.O. Andreasen, E. Bonistall Postel, P. Cook, J. Sawyer, “From PAID to IT: The University of Delaware ADVANCE Institute,” Poster presentation at the AWIS-ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop, Baltimore, MD, May 31-June 2, 2015.

R.O. Andreasen, H.A. Doty, “UD ADVANCE: Advancing Women Faculty in the Sciences and Engineering,” Science Cafe Presentation, Newark, DE, October 2, 2014.

 H.A. Doty, “Encouraging Girls in STEM,” Presentation for UD K-12 Engineering Mini-College for Girls (part of 2014 National Engineers Week,) Newark, DE, February 2014.

L.P. Cook, H.A. Doty, R. Opila, “Mentoring for Diversity in Science and Engineering,” Invited workshop at the University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, Lewes, DE, December 2013.

L.P. Cook, H.A. Doty, R. Opila, “Best Practices for Faculty Recruitment,” Invited workshop at the Fenn College of Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, October 2013.

H. A. Doty, “UD ADVANCE Sustainability Models,” Invited Panel Presentation, ADVANCE Program Workshop, Alexandria, VA, March 2013.

L.P. Cook, R.O. Andreasen, H.A. Doty, “University of Delaware ADVANCE PAID: Toward Institutionalization,” ADVANCE Program Workshop, Alexandria, VA, March 2013.

 L.P. Cook, H.A. Doty, “UD ADVANCE Year Four: Adapting Our Workshops to Accommodate Demand,” ADVANCE Program Workshop, Alexandria, VA, November 2011.

H.A. Doty, “Finding the Mentor You Want: Getting the Mentoring You Need.” Invited talk at Dartmouth College’s Women in Science Project 20th Anniversary Symposium, May 2011.

 L.P. Cook, H.A. Doty, “ADVANCE at the University of Delaware,” invited seminar at Delaware State University, Dover, DE, April 2011.

 L.P. Cook, H.A. Doty, “Resources for the Recruitment and Retention of Women Faculty at the University of Delaware,” ADVANCE Program Workshop, Alexandria, VA, November 2010.

L.P. Cook, H.A. Doty, “Best Practices from UD ADVANCE,” invited panel presentation, Annual Meeting of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Orlando, FL, November 2010.

L.P. Cook, H.A. Doty, “NSF ADVANCE P.A.I.D. at the University of Delaware: RRR (Resources for Recruitment and Retention) of Women Faculty,” Joint Annual Meeting of the National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, June 2010.

H.A. Walling, J. Xu, E.G. Gwinn, K.D. Maranowski, A.C. Gossard, “Conductance Fluctuations in Quantum Hall Multilayers.” March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Austin, Texas, March 2003.

H.A. Walling, J.S. Correa, C.M. Schwartz, “Taking Science to the Community: The UCSB Physics Circus.” Annual meeting and Forum of Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, Galveston, Texas, November 2002.

H.A. Walling, D.P. Dougherty, D.P. Druist, E.G. Gwinn, K.D. Maranowski, A.C. Gossard, “Temperature Dependence of Vertical Transport in Quantum Hall Multilayers.” Fourteenth International Conference on the Electronic Properties of Two-Dimensional Systems (EP2DS-14), Prague, Czech Republic, August 2001.

 H.A. Walling, D.P. Dougherty, D.P. Druist, E.G. Gwinn, K.D. Maranowski, A.C. Gossard, “Temperature Dependence of Vertical Transport in Quantum Hall Multilayers.” March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Seattle, Washington, March 2001.

H.A. Walling, J.S. Correa, “Taking Physics Circus to the High School.” Annual meeting of American Association of Physics Teachers, San Diego, California, January 2001.