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Experimental Materials Science, Magnetic Resonance, Ionic Conduction in Solids, Energy Storage and Conversion Materials.
STEVE GREENBAUM is a professor of physics at Hunter College in The City University of New York and executive officer of the PhD program in physics at The Graduate Center. Greenbaum earned a BA in physics and mathematics at Clark University and a PhD in experimental condensed matter physics from Brown University. He spent two years in the Semiconductor Branch of the United States Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. as a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow and a total of three sabbatical years as Fulbright Scholar at the Weizmann Institute of Science, NASA/NRC Senior Research Fellow at the Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology, and visiting professor in the chemistry department at Stony Brook University and the materials science and engineering department at Rutgers University. Greenbaum's main research interest involves spectroscopic studies of disordered solids by magnetic resonance and synchrotron X-ray absorption, most of which has recently centered on materials for electrochemical energy storage and conversion (batteries and fuel cells). He has authored or co-authored more than 160 peer-reviewed publications and has given more than 40 invited talks at national or international conferences. He was the 2001 recipient of the Roosevelt Gold Medal for Science, bestowed by the New York Council of the United States Navy League, and the 2002 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring awarded jointly by the National Science Foundation and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.