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science writer , chemistry educator

Martin Goldstein was American chemistry educator, science writer. Recipient Forrest and Meyer award American Ceramic Society, 1965. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Fellow American Physical Society; member American Association of University Professors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

Goldstein, Martin was born on November 18, 1919 in New York City. Son of Charles Zalman and Susan (Garman) Goldstein.

Education

Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1950.

Career

Research fellow Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1950-1951, Harvard University, 1951-1953. Fellow Mellon Institute, 1953-1958. Visiting scientist National Physical Laboratory, Israel, 1958-1959.

Staff scientist Ford Motor Company Science Laboratory, Dearborn, Michigan, 1960-1964. Visiting professor ceramics Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964-1965. Professor chemistry Yeshiva University, 1965-1988.

Visiting professor ceramic engineering University Illinois, 1967-1968. Visiting professor mechanics Technion, Haifa, 1972. Visiting professor chemistry University Bristol, summer 1972, 73.

Visiting professor physical chemistry University Paris Sud, Orsay, France, 1980. Science Research Council visiting fellow, United Kingdom, 1980. Chairman Gordon Glass Conference, Tilton, New Hampshire, 1965.

Co-chairman workshop Conference on Glass Transition and Nature Glassy State, New York Academy of Sciences, 1975. Co-chairman Conference on Structure and Mobility in Molecular and Atomic Glasses, 1980, Conference on Dynamic Aspects of Structural Change in Liquids and Glasses, 1985.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Association of University Professors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Inge Futter, March 17, 1954. Children: Eric, Michael, Aviva.

father:
Charles Zalman Goldstein

mother:
Susan (Garman) Goldstein

spouse:
Inge Futter

children:
Eric Goldstein

Michael Goldstein

Aviva Goldstein