Biographical Information

David Zalman Goodson

Born July 2, 1958 in Los Angeles, California.
Married to Betsy Martin.

Education:

B.A. in Chemistry, Pomona College, 1980.
Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, Harvard University, 1987
(Research Advisor: Dudley Herschbach).

Professional Experience:

Sir Charles Clore Postdoctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Chemical Physics, 1987-88 (Supervisor: Eli Pollak).
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oklahoma, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, 1989-90 (Supervisor: Deborah Watson).
Research Associate, Harvard University, Dept. of Chemistry, 1990-92.
Consultant, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Materials Science and Technology Division MST-7, 1992-93.
Visiting Scholar, Brown University, Dept. of Chemistry, 1992-93.
Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University, Dept. of Chemistry, 1993-1999.
Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, Dept. of Chemistry, 1999, 2000.
Associate Professor, Southern Methodist University, Dept. of Chemistry, 1999-2001.
Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Dept. of Chemistry, 2002-present.

Affiliations:

American Physical Society
American Chemical Society
Sigma Xi
National Audubon Society

Other Interests:

Classical guitar
Bird watching

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