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Richard S. Stein

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Dates

August 21, 1925 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Stein, Richard S.

Biography

Abstract

Richard Stein is Emeritus Goessman Professor of Chemistry at University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1991-present). His research interests include the study of the morphology of polymers primarily using scattering methods with light, x-rays, and neutrons.

Important Dates

August 21, 1925Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1945Obtained BS, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.).

1948Obtained MA, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1949Obtained PhD in Physical Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1949 – 1950Assistant, Princeton University.

1950 – presentAssistant Professor to Professor (1950-1961); Commonwealth Professor (1961-1980); Goessman Professor of Chemistry (1980-1991); Director, Polymer Research Institute (1980-1991); and Emeritus Goessman Professor of Chemistry (1991-present), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst (Mass.).

1952Fulbright Visiting Professor, Kyoto University (Kyoto Daigaku).

1952Visiting Professor, Laval University.

1976Awarded Polymer Physics Prize, American Physical Society.

1986Visiting Professor, École Normale Supérieure.

1988Visiting Professor, Syracuse University.

1988Visiting Professor, University of Ulm.

1990Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Physical chemist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Amherst (Mass.)

Subjects

Physical chemistry.

Polymers.

Relationships

Institutions

Major Positions

Princeton University. Department of Chemistry

Obtained MA (1948) and PhD in Physical Chemistry (1949). Assistant.

University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Department of Chemistry

Assistant Professor to Professor; Commonwealth Professor; Goessman Professor of Chemistry; and Emeritus Goessman Professor of Chemistry.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1976 Polymer Physics Prize.

École normale supérieure (France)

Visiting Professor.

Kyōto Daigaku

Fulbright Visiting Professor.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

Obtained BS (1945).

Society of Rheology (U.S.)

Recipient of the 1972 Bingham Medal.

Syracuse University. Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Visiting Professor.

Universität Ulm

Visiting Professor.

Université Laval

Visiting Professor.

University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Polymer Research Institute

Director.

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