Hunter College physicist highly regarded for his mentoring of
minority science students, Dr. Steven Greenbaum will receive
the Roosevelts Gold Medal for Science from the New York Council
of the Navy League of the United States, a civilian organization.
very productive researcher in advanced forms of energy storage,
Greenbaums work has produced applications in many areas,
including more efficient household electrical consumption, electric
cars, compact power sources for smaller spacecraft, and lighter,
more efficient power sources for military communications gear.
The Roosevelts Medal will cite him for contributions to
our country and particularly our national security.
Among students who have served on Greenbaums research
group are two of only six African Americanwomen to earn Ph.D.s
in physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He earned his own doctorate at Brown University, has been a
Fulbright Scholar at the Weizmann Institute of Science, and
has conducted research with both the Naval and Army Research
Greenbaum is also a key Hunter organizer of the College
Now collaboration between CUNY and the NYC Board of Education
that introduces outstanding high school students to credit-bearing