Benjamin S. Hsiao Ph.D.

Hsiao , Benjamin S.
Position Department / Business Unit
Professor Department of Chemistry
Institution Disciplines
State University of New York at Stony Brook Chemistry
City State / Provence
Stony Brook New York
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In my laboratory, we are interested in understanding the structural and morphological development and manipulation of polymers during preparation and processing in real time.

Education

B.S., 1980, National Taiwan University; Ph.D., 1987, University of Connecticut; Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Massachusetts, 1987-1989

Career Highlights

2002-present
Professor, Chemistry Department, SUNY at Stony Brook

1998-2002
Associate Professor, Chemistry Department, SUNY at Stony Brook

1997-1998
Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, SUNY at Stony Brook

1993-1997
Senior Staff Scientist, Materials Science and Engineering, DuPont Central Research & Development

1989-1993
Staff Scientist, Pioneering Laboratory, DuPont Fibers

1987-1989
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Departments of Chemistry and of Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts (Advisors: R. S. Stein and H. H. Winter)

OTHER APPOINTMENTS
2000-present
Affiliated Faculty Member, Biomedical Engineering Department, SUNY at Stony Brook

1999-present
Co-founder of Stonybrook Technology and Applied Research (STAR), Inc.

1997-present
Spokesperson, Advanced Polymers PRT Beamline (X27C), National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).

2002-2004
Spokesperson, SUNY SAXS Beamline (X3A2), NSLS, BNL

2000-present
Guest Professor, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academic of Sciences

1994-2000
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware.

1994-1996 Member and Alternative Member of the Management Board, DND-CAT (DuPont-Northwestern-Dow Collaborative Access Team), Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory

Awards

Sigma Xi, 1985

Phi Kappa Phi, 1985

University of Connecticut Doctoral Fellowship, 1985

SPE/ANTEC Best Technical Papers, 1994 (two), 2002 (one)

Member of Editorial Advisory Board for Polymer (since 2003)

Member of Editorial Advisory Board for J. Macromol. Sci. – Phys. (since 1995)

Member of Editorial Advisory Board for J. Polymer Research (since 1996)

Member of Executive Editorial Board: High Performance Polymers (since 1996)

Member of Editorial Advisory Board for Chinese Journal Applied Chemistry (Yingyong Huaxue) (since 2001)

Guest Editors for J. Macromol. Sci. – Physics, B37(4), 1998

Guest Editors for J. Applied Crystallography, 33(3), 2000

Member, Ad-hoc Advisory Panel, Polymer Program, Division of Materials Research, National Science Foundation, 1997

Member of National Science Foundation, (Polymers) Career Award Panel, 1997, 2000

Member of National Science Foundation, IMR/MRI Panel, 2000

Member of National Science Foundation, NIRT Panel, 2004

DuPont Young Professor Award, 1998 – 2001

Chair, Small-Angle Scattering Special Interest Group, American Crystallography Association, 1998

High Class Visiting Scholar, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academic of Sciences, 1998

Discussion Leader, Gordon Research Conference, Polymer Physics, New London, 2000

Mentor Awards, Research Institute at Stony Brook, 2000

National Synchrotron Light Source, Proposal Study Panel, 1998, 2000-2004

Overseas Visiting Scholarship, National Science Council, Republic of China (Taiwan), 2002

Fellow, American Physical Society, 2002

Member, American Physical Society, DPOLY Fellowship Committee, 2004-2006
 
Member, Committee for National Synchrotron Light Source II. 2005

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