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Dr. Richard W. Siegel

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Robert W. Hunt Professor In Mater...

Phone: (518) ***-****  
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8Th Street
Troy , New York 12180
United States

Company Description: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, founded in 1824, is the nation’s oldest technological research university. The university offers bachelor’s, master’s, and...   more
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Employment History

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Education

  • bachelor's degree , physics
    Williams College
  • doctoral degree , metallurgy
    University of Illinois
  • master's degree , physics
    University of Illinois
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Richard W. Siegel, ...
www.sec.gov, 13 July 2015 [cached]
Richard W. Siegel, Ph.D.
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Dr. Siegel is a co-founder of the Company and has served as a director of the Company since 1989. Dr. Siegel served as a consultant to the Company from 1990 to 2002 with regard to the application and commercialization of nanomaterials. Dr. Siegel is an internationally recognized scientist in the field of nanomaterials. During his tenure on the research staff at Argonne National Laboratory from July 1974 to May 1995, he was the principal scientist engaged in research with the laboratory-scale synthesis process that was the progenitor of the Company’s physical-vapor-synthesis production system. Dr. Siegel has been the Robert W. Hunt Professor in Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute since June 1995, and served as Department Head from 1995 to 2000. In April 2001, Dr. Siegel became the founding Director of the newly created Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center at the Institute. During the period from 1995 until 1998, he was also a visiting professor at the Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics in Germany on an Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize received in 1994. During the period from 2003 until 2004 he was a visiting professor in Japan on a RIKEN Eminent Scientist Award. He chaired the World Technology Evaluation Center worldwide study of nanostructure science and technology for the U.S. government, has served on the Council of the Materials Research Society and as Chairman of the International Committee on Nanostructured Materials. He also served on the Committee on Materials with Sub-Micron Sized Microstructures of the National Materials Advisory Board and was the co-chairman of the Study Panel on Clusters and Cluster-Assembled Materials for the U.S. Department of Energy. He served on the Nanotechnology Technical Advisory Group to the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology during 2003-2009. Dr. Siegel holds an A.B. degree in physics from Williams College and an M.S. degree and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We believe that Dr. Siegel’s value to our Board of Directors, as co-founder of the Company and inventor of our initial base technology, is self-explanatory.
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Our Outside Directors had the following shares of our common stock underlying stock options (both vested and unvested) outstanding as of December 31, 2014: Mr. Henderson: 55,000 shares; Mr. McClung: 48,000 shares; Mr. Vincent: 54,000 shares; Ms. Whitmore: 40,000 shares; Mr. Siegel: 40,000 shares; and Mr. Tyler: 44,000 shares.
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Dr. Richard Siegel
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The members of the Audit and Finance Committee are Mr. McClung (Chairman), Mr. Vincent and Dr. Siegel.
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The members of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee are Mr. Henderson (Chairman), Mr. McClung, Dr. Siegel, Mr. Vincent, Mr. Tyler and Ms. Whitmore.
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The Board of Directors has determined that the following directors are “independent” as that term is defined in the rules and regulations of the SEC and the NASDAQ Stock Market: Mr. McClung, Mr. Henderson, Dr. Siegel, Mr. Tyler and Mr. Vincent.
Appendix A. Biographies of Panelists and Other Team Members
www.wtec.org, 13 Sept 2010 [cached]
Dr. Richard W. Siegel (Panel Chair) Robert W. Hunt Professor and Head, Materials Science and Engineering Dept. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dr. Siegel holds an AB degree (Physics) from Williams College and MS (Physics) and PhD (Metallurgy) degrees from the University of Illinois in Urbana. He is the past Chairman of the International Committee on Nanostructured Materials and earlier served on the U.S. National Materials Advisory Board Committee on Materials with Submicron-Sized Microstructures and was the co-chairman of the Study Panel on Clusters and Cluster-Assembled Materials for the U.S. Department of Energy. He was on the faculty of the State University of New York at Stony Brook (1966-1976) and at Argonne National Laboratory (1974-1995).
He has authored more than 180 publications in the areas of defects in metals; diffusion ; and nanophase metal, ceramic, and composite materials. In addition, he has presented more than 300 invited lectures around the world and has edited 7 books on these subjects. He was listed by Science Watch as the fourth most highly cited author in materials science during 1990-1994. Dr. Siegel is an associate editor of Materials Letters and a founding principal editor of Nanostructured Materials. He is a founder and director of Nanophase Technologies Corporation, and was recognized for this effort by a 1991 U.S. Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer. He is an honorary member of the Materials Research Societies of India and Japan, a 1994 recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior Research Award in Germany, and he presented the 1996 MacDonald Lecture in Canada.
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From left: David Shaw, John Mendel, Lynn Jelinski, Donald Cox, Carl Koch, Richard Siegel, Herb Goronkin, Mike Roco, Cecil Uyehara, Evelyn Hu, Hiroshi Morishita.
Biographies Of Panelists
www.wtec.org, 29 Sept 2009 [cached]
Richard W. Siegel (Co-chair)
Dr. Siegel is the Robert W. Hunt Professor and head of the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He holds an AB degree (Physics) from Williams College and MS (Physics) and PhD (Metallurgy) degrees from the University of Illinois in Urbana. He is the past chairman of the International Committee on Nanostructured Materials, served earlier on the U.S. National Materials Advisory Board Committee on Materials with Sub-Micron-Sized Microstructures, and was the co-chairman of the Study Panel on Clusters and Cluster-Assembled Materials for the U.S. Department of Energy. He has authored more than 160 publications in the areas of defects in metals, diffusion, and nanophase materials; presented more than 280 invited lectures around the world; and edited seven books on these subjects. He was recently listed as the fourth most highly cited author in materials science during 1990-1994. He is an associate editor of Materials Letters and a founding principal editor of Nanostructured Materials. He is a founder and director of Nanophase Technologies Corporation and was recognized for this effort by a 1991 U.S. Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer. He is an honorary member of the Material Research Societies of India and Japan, a 1994 recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior Research Award in Germany, and presented the 1996 MacDonald Lecture in Canada.
About - The Molecularium Project
www.molecularium.com, 16 July 2014 [cached]
"It was clear that it worked even in a very crude format," says Dr. Richard W. Siegel, the director of the nanotechnology center.
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In early 2004, Schadler, Garde, and Siegel were awarded a U.S. National Science Foundation grant to make a new Molecularium show for digital domes.
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"If you are doing something that makes a positive impact, it drives you to keep pushing that idea further to reach broader audiences," says Siegel, a world-renowned nanotechnology pioneer. He was amazed at the transformation that one screening of Molecularium had upon his young granddaughter. After viewing the film, she seemed to be looking for atoms and molecules everywhere, and seeing the world around her with new eyes.
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Richard W. Siegel
Richard W. Siegel is the Robert W. Hunt Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and the Director of the Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center and its NSF-Funded Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for Directed Assembly of Nanostructures. He is a pioneer in the field of nanotechnology. His research focuses on the synthesis and processing, characterization, properties, and applications of nanostructured materials, including ceramics, metals, composites, and biomaterials. He has published over 275 articles, edited 10 books, and has presented over 500 invited talks worldwide on nanotechnology and related areas. He has received several international awards including an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior Research Award (1994), a RIKEN Eminent Scientist Award (2001), a Deutsche Bank Prize (2003) and was named a Materials Research Society Fellow (2010). He is a charter member of the Giant Screen Cinema Association.
"If you've ever stood in front ...
www.classroomscience.org, 3 Mar 2015 [cached]
"If you've ever stood in front of a group of 5th graders and watched their faces as you described how atoms and molecules make up the world, you'd know the importance and joy of continuing to come up with innovative ways to excite kids about science," said Richard W. Siegel, Ph.D., director of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Nanotechnology Center and innovator behind The Molecularium® Project. "That's why we are thrilled to be releasing our Molecules to the MAX! film on DVD and to focus attention on the power of using entertainment to teach students," he added.
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