(Piney Flats, Tenn.) Divya Tiwari will be joining Microporous family as Technical Manager. She will be reporting to Vice President of Technology.

In this role, she will work to broaden and strengthen program management within R&D to develop cutting edge separators optimized for performance and cost in order to grow Microporous Products share and margins within the lead acid battery industry.

Divya has worked for NorthStar Battery for the last five years as Senior Scientist designing and developing lead acid batteries for the automotive and industrial markets. She proved herself to be a strong and valuable contributor to technical efforts with respect to product design and introduction, and R&D of innovative battery additives.

Divya graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and earned a Master’s of Science degree from Texas A&M University.

In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, travelling and solving puzzles.

Divya will be relocating with her husband, Matthew Pierce, to the Johnson City area. She will be working at the company’s headquarter Piney Flats, Tennessee.