Dr. Julian R. Silverman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Manhattan College in the Bronx, NY. He is the current director of the Environmental Science Program and Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability at Manhattan. He is a Faculty Fellow at the Beyond Benign Toxicology for Chemists Program and a Module Developer for the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute.
He has worked as an after school mentor for the New York Academy of the Sciences, and as a teacher and trainer for CCNY’s G.L.O.B.E. Program focused on bringing digital earth science labs to students in NYC. He also helps lead Manhattan College’s interdisciplinary Bronx River House research team at Starlight Park, and partners with organizations such as the Riverdale Neighborhood House in the Bronx to connect high school students with opportunities in science.
Dr. Silverman received his Bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric and Environmental Chemistry with Honors from McGill University in Montréal, and an M. Phil. and Ph. D. at the C.U.N.Y. Graduate Center conducting his research at the City College of New York.