Dr. Jonathan Goff (pictured) has been promoted to vice-president of research and development at Gelest, Inc., and Dr. Youlin Pan has been named senior research fellow, adding to his current title of senior R&D manager. Goff will broaden his role as a strategic partner in facilitating customer relationships, research initiatives and operational efficiencies. He will continue to manage the Polymer Development and Technical Services groups, and to help lead the Silanes & Metal-Organics and Research Engineering groups. He is an eight-year veteran of Gelest. In addition to continuing to manage his research and development group, Pan will broaden his role in developing and expanding the capabilities of Gelest R&D and overall operations. He has been with Gelest for over 21 years. www.gelest.com