Prof. Koren’s C.V.

The following is a brief Curriculum Vitae of Prof. Koren: 

Current Affiliation:

Department of Chemical Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering,
Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art
12 Anna Frank St., 52526 Ramat-Gan, Israel

Academic Appointments in Israel (1990 –) as “Zvi C. Koren”:

Faculty of Engineering, Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art, Ramat-Gan:

1991 –  Present:  Director, The Edelstein Center for the Analysis of Ancient Artifacts
1990 – Present:   Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
2017 2018:        Faculty Excellence Award
2015 – 2016:        Sabbatical (partly in Italy)
.                                    Erasmus Mundus Scholar, Universita di Bologna, Campus di Ravenna
.                                         International Master’s Degree Program in Science for
.                                         Conservation-Restoration of Cultural Heritage
.                                     Erasmus Mundus Scholar, Politechnico di Torino
.                                          Applied Conservation Science for Cultural Heritage,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
2012 – 2013:          Dean of Students
2012:                       Received the President’s Award for Excellence, Creativity, and Innovation
2006 – 2007:         Visiting Research Professor, Department of Chemistry,  Hunter College, NY
2005 – 2006:         Faculty Excellence Award
.                                Head of Faculty Organization
1999 – 2004:         Chairman, Department of Chemical Technologies

Academic Appointments in the U.S.A. (until 1990) as “Zvi C. Kornblum”:

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering,
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York:

1991 Retired from The Cooper Union
1990 Sabbatical to Israel
1989 Chairman, Department of Chemistry
1988 (Professor) – 1991
1980 (Associate Professor, with tenure) – 1988
1977 (Assistant Professor) – 1980
1977 Instructor

Department of Chemistry, Brooklyn College; Brooklyn, New York:

1971 – 1976  Lecturer in Chemistry (half-time)

Education in the U.S.A.:

1971 – 1977:   Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, City University of New York (CUNY)
Graduate School and University Center, New York.

1967 – 1971:   B.S. cum laude in Chemistry (Mathematics minor), Brooklyn College,
Brooklyn, New York

Research Interests:    Analytical chemistry of ancient colorants

Publications:               About 100 published articles (mostly singly-authored)

Talks:                             About 160 papers delivered at mostly international meetings