Leonard W. Fine
Scientific Program Officer
Dr. Fine was formerly a Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Columbia University where he spent most of his academic career.
professional interests include applied research in polymer chemistry and engineering materials stimulated by eight years in industry, his
career has been largely defined by concerns for teaching undergraduate students, and issues and policy in science and engineering education.
published materials are numerous and include: textbooks, "Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers" (Brooks/Cole); manuals on infrared spectroscopy; and software on spectroscopic methods, nanoscale materials, and science & engineering.