• Martha Greenblatt
  • Distinguished Professor / Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Research Synopsis: Solid-State Chemistry: correlated electronic low-dimensional transition metal oxides and chalcogenides, superconductors, ionic conductors, catalysts for water oxidation
  • Location: WL-134A/114
  • Phone: (848) 445-3277



  • B.S., (Cum Laude) 1962, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
  • Ph.D., (Inorganic Chemistry) 1967, Polytechnic Institute, Brooklyn, NY


Awards & Honors

  1. Rutgers University Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research 2008.
  2. Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal 2003; sponsored by ACS, Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal Endowment-National Award by the American Chemical Society for major contribution to the field by a woman chemist.
  3. Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 1990.
  4. Lady Davis Fellowship, Hebrew University, Israel, 3-1-1999-8-1-1999.
  5. NATO Visiting Professor CNRS, Grenoble, France, Winter, 1998.
  6. PRF/ACS Member of the Board 1998-2004.
  7. University, Saga, Visiting Professor, Saga, Japan, March, 1995.
  8. National Academy of Science, Solid State Science Committee, Member 1989-1992.
  9. Honorary Member, Indian Materials Research Society, 1988-present.
  10. Visiting Professor, University of Cordoba, Cordoba Spain, December, 1990.
  11. Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, Visiting Member of the Staff, 1980-1981.
  12. Oxford University, Clarendon Laboratory, Visiting Professor, Summer 1980.
  13. Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Visiting Scientist, 1972-1973.
  14. Editor- in- Chief, Materials Research Bulletin, 2000-present.
  15. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Member of the Editorial Advisory Board 1989-present.
  16. Chemistry of Materials, Advisory Board, 1991-1997.
  17. Materials Research Bulletin, Editorial Advisory Board, 1995-2001.
  18. Materials Science and Engineering B-solid state materials for advanced engineering, Associate Editor, 1991-97.
  19. Inorganic Chemistry, Member of the Editorial Board, 1993-96.
  20. Chemtracts, Inorganic Chemistry, 1992-present.

Other National/International Services/Honors

  1. NSF Summer Program for Solid State Chemistry-Organizer, Summers 1986/87/88; Rutgers University, NB.
  2. Presidential Young Investigator Award NSF Panelist, 1986.
  3. Small Business Innovative Program, Panelist, NSF - 1987.
  4. Site Visit - Science Technology Research Center U. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign, 1988.
  5. Panelist for the Materials Research Section, NSF - 1988.
  6. Panelist for High Tc Superconductors, NSF, May 1989.
  7. Panelist-Science Technology Centers, NSF, Dec. 13-14, 1989.
  8. Panelist - Evaluation of the Materials Research Laboratory for DOE - Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Nov. 8-9, 1990.
  9. Site Visit-Science Technology Research Center U. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign, 1991.
  10. Site Visit-NSF-Materials Research Group, Arizona State University, Tampa, AR. May 27, 1992.
  11. Site Visit-Science Technology Research Center U. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign-July, 1992.
  12. Chair, Panel to Evaluate the Program on "Solid Electrolytes" at the DOE, March 8-10, 1993 in Bethesda, MD.
  13. Chair, Panel of Chemistry 1, for International Science Foundation, Long-Term Research Grants, Dec. 6-8, 1993, Washington, NRC, Georgetown, Green Bldg.
  14. Site Visit-Science Technology Research Center U. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign, June 21-23, 1994.
  15. Panel of Chemistry 1, for International Science Foundation, Long-Term Research Grants, July 6-8, 1994, Washington, NRC, Georgetown, Green Bldg. Member of Outside Review.
  16. Committee to evaluate the Chemistry Department of the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, December 4-5, 1994.
  17. Co-Organizer of a NATO Advanced Study Institute on the "Physics and Chemistry of Low-Dimensional Iorganic Conductors" Les Houches, France, June 12-23, 1995.
  18. Presenter/Member of Panel: “Workshop on Nanomaterials”, UC/NSF Toulouse, France, Oct. 19-20, 2000.
  19. Chair, Organizing Committee-MRS Fall Meeting 2002, Solid State Chemistry Symposium.
  20. Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Solid State Chemistry, July, 2004.
  21. Presenter and member of NSF-Workshop, New Delhi, India, June, 2004.
  22. Member of NSF Committee on Carrier Awards, Alexandria, VA, November, 2005.
  23. Member of Workshop on “Women Equity at Universities” Washington DC Janury 2006.
  24. Member on Workshop for “NSF-Materials for the Future” Northwestern U, IL May, 2006.
  25. Member of Committee to Evaluate Chemistry Department, SUNY-Binghamton, Binghamton, NY, September 18-21, 2006.
  26. Member on Panel to evaluate ACS-PRF focus of scientific support. Washington DC, January, 2007.

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