Stephen G. Steadman served as the associate director of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 2006 to 2011.
WATERTOWN, MA, April 17, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Stephen G. Steadman, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Steadman celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. Steadman served as the associate director of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 2006 to 2011 after serving as assistant director of science administration at the MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science from 2004 to 2006. Previously, he provided leadership within the U.S. government as a senior nuclear physics advisor with the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science from 2004 to 2006 after serving as a program manager from 1998 to 2001.
Dedicating many years of work to MIT, Dr. Steadman served the institute as a senior research scientist from 1982 to 1998, associate professor from 1979 to 1982, assistant professor from 1975 to 1979, and senior research associate from 1972 to 1974. From 1974 to 1975, he was employed as a guest scientist in the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics at Heidelberg, Germany. Before joining MIT, he was an assistent (similar to an instructor) at the Albert-Ludwig-University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, from 1971 to 1972. His first professional role was as a visiting scientist at Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Erlangen, Germany from 1969 to 1971.
Dr. Steadman was born to Elizabeth (Genung) and Luville Steadman, who were both trained as scientists; his father became a university professor. He followed in their footsteps and pursued a formal education. He first attended the University of Rochester and obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1964. He continued his studies at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and earned a Master of Science in 1966 and a Doctor of Philosophy in physics in 1969. Upon completion of his dissertation he immediately began regularly contributing articles to professional journals.
Dr. Steadman dedicated his time and knowledge to teaching, supervising graduate student research, and assuming leadership roles in the community. He was chosen E866 co-spokesperson at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY, from 1992 to 1998. Overlapping with this work, he was the program director of nuclear physics with the National Science Foundation in Arlington, VA, from 1994 to 1997. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In the community he has been a member of the Watertown Provincial Guard since 1998, achieving the rank of captain, and a member of the Arsenal Reuse Committee in Watertown, MA, from 1992 to 1997. He continues to serve in a variety of lay leadership positions within the Episcopal Church.
In light of his accomplishments, Dr. Steadman has previously been selected for inclusion in numerous editions of such honors publications as Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the East, and Who's Who in the World. Married to Brigitte M. Kreuzer since 1975, he is the proud father of three children.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Stephen G. Steadman, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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