Robert Lieberman

Sr. Lecturer

B-14 Rockefeller Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

(607) 255-7451

rhl10@cornell.edu

personal website

B.S., 1962, Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. M.S., Biophysics/Electrical Engineering, 1965, Cornell University, School of Engineering. Adjunct Faculty, Mathematics, Technical College of Skelleftea, Sweden, 1965-1966. Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Bethune-Cookman College, 1966-1967. Chairman, Science/Math Department, Hong Kong International School, 1967-1968. Assistant Professor, Physical Sciences, Hampton Institute, 1968. Assistant Professor, Physics, Ithaca College, 1968-1969. Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Ithaca College, 1969-1972. Assistant Professor, Engineering, Cornell University, 1976-1979. Visiting Lecturer, Film Production/Writing, Ithaca College, 1988. Fulbright Lecturer, Film Production, Academy of Performing Arts, Czechoslovakia, 1989-1990. Lecturer, Physics, Cornell University, 1980-1992. Lecturer, Center for Teaching & Learning, Cornell University, 1980-1992. Senior Lecturer, Physics, Cornell University, 1992-present. Senior Lecturer, Center for Teaching & Learning, Cornell University, 1992-present. Fulbright Lecturer, Film/TV Production and Creative Writing, Philippines, 2004. Senior Specialist, University of Bankok, Thailand, 2007.

Robert H. Lieberman, a Cornell graduate and member of the physics faculty since 1980, directs the LSC Physics Help Center and its staff of 15 course assistants. 

A recipient of the John M. and Emily B. Clark Award for Distinguished Teaching, he holds a joint appointment as a Senior Lecturer with the Physics Department and the Center for Learning & Teaching. Since 1990 he has been a Faculty Fellow at Cornell's Risley Residential College for the Performing Arts.

In addition to his work in science, he is a novelist and film writer/director. His latest novel "The Last Boy" is a story that deals with the subject of Global Warming. His most recent films include the feature comedy "Green Lights" and the documentary "Last Stop Kew Gardens."

Prior to joining the Physics Department, he was a professor of Engineering at Cornell. He has held two Fulbright Lectureships in film and creative writing. The most recent was in association with the Mowel Film Fund in the Philippines. Prior to that he was at the Academy of Performing Arts and Film in Bratislava. He presently serves as a Senior Specialist with the Fulbright Program.


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