Bob Lieberman


Robert Lieberman is a Senior Lecturer in Physics. Recipient of the Clark Award for Distinguished Teaching, he has been running the LSC Physics Center since 1980. Prior to that he was a professor in Cornell’s College of Engineering and before that he held positions at a number of institutions as a professor of mathematics. A member of Cornell’s Class of ’62, he completed his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering at Polytechnic Institute in New York City as part of their Accelerated Honors Program. He returned to graduate school at Cornell and received a Masters Degree in the field of Biophysics & Neurophysiology. In addition to his work in science, Robert Lieberman is a best-selling novelist with six published books including “The Last Boy” and “Baby.” He has made films for PBS and has completed feature films including “Green Lights” and “Last Stop Kew Gardens” (, which have been shown in theaters around the country. Mr. Lieberman has held Fulbright Lectureships to both the Philippines and the former Czechoslovakia.

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