Traci Nathans-Kelly, Ph.D., currently teaches for Cornell University’s College of Engineering as well as eCornell. As a member of the Engineering Communications Program, she interacts daily to help engineers hone their technical messaging, whether it be via presentations, on paper, in meetings and teams, or through online channels. Dr. Nathans-Kelly has worked with practicing professional engineers, technical experts, scientists, and related field experts for over 20 years, helping them to strengthen their abilities to become impactful contributors in their organizations. She served as the editor for the IEEE Professional Communication book series for Professional Engineering Communication, with 12 books on the shelves for the series. Dr. Nathans-Kelly’s book, “Slide Rules: Design, Build, and Archive Presentations in the Engineering and Technical Fields,” was co-authored with Christine G. Nicometo.
Aside from campus teaching, Dr. Nathans-Kelly conducts workshops and training for such entities as The Boeing Company, Flad Architects, IEEE-USA, Wolters Kluwer, and a host of others. In the past, she has trained practicing engineers and technical experts at AT&T, CN Railroad, FedEx, GE, Google, Harley-Davidson, IBM, Intel, John Deere, Johnson Controls, Kohler, Kraft, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, Mercury Marine, Motorola, NASA, Ocean Spray, Sanofi Pasteur, Sirius, SkullCandy, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Army, the U.S. National Security Agency, the U.S. Navy/Nuclear Submarines, and many more.