Samuel S. Markowitz

Samuel S. Markowitz

Professor Emeritus

office: 115 Lewis Hall
phone: (510) 642-2922


Professor Emeritus, born 1931; B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1953); M.A. Princeton University (1955); Ph.D. Princeton Univerisity (1957); LeRoy McKay Fellow, Princeton (1955); Charlotte Elizabeth Proctor Fellow, Princeton (1956); U.S. National Science Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Birmingham, England (1958-59); U. S. National Science Foundation Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculte Des Sciences de L'Universite de Paris a Orsay, Laboratoire Joliot-Curie de Physique Nucleaire (1964-65); Visiting Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel (1973-74); Director, Board of Education of the Berkeley Unified School District (1969-73); President of the Board (1971-72); Elizabeth McFeely D'Urso Memorial Public Official Award of the Alameda County Education Association for "Oustanding Service to Public Education" (1973); Member ACS, APS: Fellow AAAS, Sigma Xi Research Honorary, N.Y. Academy of Sciences, California Institute of Chemists, American Institute of Chemists; ACS, California Section, Board of Directors (1983-85), Chair (1991), Chair of past Budget Committee, National Councilor; Chairman and Faculty Liaison to Students Afiliates of ACS (SAACS); Faculty Sr Scientist, Energy and Environmental Div., Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory; Petersen Award Winner, ACS Calif Section, "Service to Chemistry" (2003); ReElected ACS Natl Councilor, (2005-2007); Keynote Speaker, Chico State Univ, 50th Anniversary of SAACS Chapter, (2006); Calif Section, Ex-Comm; SAACS Chrmn.


Mainly Chem 1A, 1B; Chem 5, Chem 144 (Nuc Chem Lab)


  • High-Energy Nuclear Reactions, Meson-Induced Nuc Rns
  • Nuclear Rns Induced by Helium-3 Ions
  • Sensitive Chem Analysis via He-3 Nuclear Rns
  • Chemistry of Atmospheric Aerosols