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Dr. Joanna L. Batstone

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Board Member

Materials Analytical Services Inc

Employment History


  • Ph.D. , Physics
    The University of Bristol , UK
  • B.Sc. , Chemical Physics
    The University of Bristol , UK
  • Ph.D
    University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
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MicroNews Sep/Oct 1995 — Microanalysis Society, 27 Jan 2015 [cached]
Finally, on behalf of MAS I want to thank John Small, Dave Simons, Joanna Batstone, and Charles Lyman as they finish their terms as officers of this society.
Joanna L. Batstone of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, and a member of the Microbeam Analysis Society, received the 1995 Burton Award for her contributions to electron microscopy from the Microscopy Society of America. The award was presented at a ceremonial session during the Society's meeting in Kansas City, MO.
The Burton Award, established in 1975, is awarded annually to nominees under age 35 who have made important contributions to the field of microscopy, imaging and compositional analysis. It is one of the highest honors bestowed by the Microscopy Society.
Batstone received her Ph.D. in physics from the University of Bristol, UK, in 1985 and jointed IBM in 1989. Since joining IBM, her work has included structural and electronic properties of defects in semiconductors. Most recently, she has been working in the computer sciences, specifically on user interface design for interactive applications such as electronic commerce.
Joanna L. Batstone (1993-1995)
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
P. O. Box 704
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914)784-7674 FAX: (914)784-6324
Keynote: Joanna ... [cached]
Keynote: Joanna Batstone VP and Lab Director, IBM Research-Australia CTO IBM ANZ
Joanna L. Batstone, Ph.D., is the Vice President and Lab Director, IBM Research - Australia and Chief Technology Officer, IBM Australia and New Zealand. Previously she was Vice President, Architecture & Technical Solution Design, IBM Global Technology Services, Ireland, and Director for Distributed Computing in IBM Research - Watson, with worldwide strategy responsibility for Distributed Computing. Her IBM career has included a variety of technical and business leadership roles across different IBM Lines of Business, including Healthcare & Life Sciences, Sensors & Actuators, Physical Sciences and Application and Integration Middleware. Joanna joined IBM in the T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY.
Joanna Batstone, VP and Lab Director, IBM Research-Australia + IBM ANZ
BIO IT Coalition - About Us - Advisory Board, 21 Dec 2012 [cached]
Joanna L. Batstone, Ph.D.
Joanna L. Batstone , Ph.D . Director for Distributed Computing, IBM Research
D Joanna L. Batstone, Ph.D. is the Director for Distributed Computing in IBM Research, with worldwide strategy responsibility for Distributed Computing. Previously she was the Program Director, Development, for IBM's Sensors & Actuators business unit and a Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Software Group. She spent 5 years as a Senior Manager for Solutions Development in IBM's Healthcare & Life Sciences Business Unit with development responsibilities for IBM's Life Sciences solutions for Pharma and Biotech. Under her leadership, IBM launched industry solutions for data integration, regulatory compliance, clinical trials management and information lifecycle management. Before joining the IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences team, Batstone spent 11 years in IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, in the Physical Sciences and Computer Sciences departments.
She has published over 80 papers and organized many industry conference symposia. Her professional activities include: BIO IT Coalition Advisory Board, Indiana University Science Informatics Advisory Board, invited speaker on "Turning Genomics into Medicine" at the 2003 MIT Emerging Technologies conference, sponsored by the Technology Review, featured speaker at the Bio IT World webcast - IT Solutions for Proteomics, (Nov '02), scientific advisory board for the Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Data Visualization and Interpretation Conference, ('03) and invited speaker in '02, an invited speaker on "The Future of the Biotechnology Industry: Opportunities for Small Businesses", at the NY Solutions 2002 Conference.
Dr. Batstone received a B.Sc. in Chemical Physics and a Ph.D. in Physics from The University of Bristol, UK. This was followed by postdoctoral work at AT&T Bell Laboratories, NJ, a Lectureship in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Liverpool, UK, a position with IBM Research. She received the '95 Burton Medal from the Microscopy Society of America, the '91 Robert Lansing Hardy Gold Medal from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society and the '89 Cosslett Award from the Microbeam Analysis Society.
Dr. Batstone takes a leadership role in promoting opportunities for Women in Technology with regular presentations on careers and survival skills. She chaired the American Physical Society's Committee on Careers and Professional Development and was an elected Member at Large on the Executive Committee for the Forum for Industrial and Applied Physics. She represents IBM at the New York Academy of Sciences Womens' Investigators Network Diversity Leadership Initiative, she was an invited Panelist at the 1st Annual Conference on Non-Traditional Careers, sponsored by Trendsetters Network, 21st Century Careers for Girls in NYC, a keynote speaker at the 14th Annual Conference on Women in Engineering, Kingston, Ontario and a keynote speaker for the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics, American Physical Society March meeting, in Montreal, Canada.
MicroNews Mar/Apr 1993 — Microanalysis Society, 27 Jan 2015 [cached]
Director - Joanna Batstone
As a 1992 Tour Speaker, Joanna made numerous presentations to many affiliate organizations which should help her better represent our membership during her term as Director.
Director - Joanna Batstone
Joanna L. Batstone (1993-1995)
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
P.O. Box 218
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(914) 945-3778
MicroNews Jul/Aug 1993 — Microanalysis Society, 27 Jan 2015 [cached]
Joanna L. Batstone (1993-1995)
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
P. O. Box 218
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
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