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Joseph Goldstein

Distinguished Professor


  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960
  • S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962
  • Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964

Administrative Experience:

Major Accomplishments of the Dean of Engineering at Univ. Massachusetts, Amherst (1993 - 2004)

  • Developed with UConn and URI an ARPA Manufacturing Education grant ($12.4 million over 2 years). This education grant will allow the introduction of manufacturing throughout the curriculum.
  • Received a NSF infrastructure grant ($2 million total) to Chemical Engineering for the renovation of laboratory space. Two other NSF infrastructure grants were obtained, one for scanning electron microscopes and one for remote vehicle simulation equipment.
  • Developed the funding of a new building for engineering and computer science ($31.5million) through a bond issue of the state. One half of the funds will allow for ~ 30,000+net square feet of laboratory space for Chemical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Initiation of a University of Massachusetts Transportation Center sponsored by the College of Engineering. This Center develops transportation related activities for the 5 campus system.
  • Completion of a strategic plan for the college. A number of aggressive goals, including moving the college into the top 25 engineering schools, were set out. A number of specific recommendations were made to improve the research and education program. This plan is the roadmap for activities in the college over the next decade.
  • Increased the size of the freshman class from 220 to 350 students and at the same time increased the quality of the entering students. Increased the number of women faculty from 5 to 9. Instituted a committee on diversity for the College.
  • Started a comprehensive $25 million capital campaign for the College. Have received the first $1million gift in the College's history.

Major Accomplishments of the Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research, Lehigh University (1983 - 90)

  • Doubled the Lehigh research effort, from $l3.7 million in l983/84 to $27.9 million in l988/89. Sponsored federal research increased from $6.5 million to $l0.1 million. Total research projects increased from 243 to 392 and the number of principal investigators increased from l34 to l74.
  • Developed the successful proposal for a Pennsylvania State Ben Franklin Advanced Technology Center at Lehigh. State and industrial funding was over $l5 million per year in 1989.
  • Developed successful grants for an NSF-Engineering Research Center (Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems) [$10.4 million funding over 5 years], two NSF University Industry Centers and a SRC (Semiconductor Research Corporation) activity on electronic packaging.
  • Increased private-industry support of research from $l million to $3 million. This helped Lehigh rank 3lst in the nation in science and engineering research dollars received in l986/87.
  • Increased the number of doctorates awarded from 60 in l983/84 to 105 in l989/90.
  • In addition, various faculty incentives were instituted -- a research incentive fund (return on indirect costs to the faculty), a lowering of credit hours for the Ph.D. degree, elimination of indirect costs on tuition, elimination of employee benefits on visiting faculty, and the institution of retirement benefits on faculty summer salaries. Also, several new interdisciplinary centers were developed such as the Center for Molecular Bioscience and Biotechnology, the Institute for Marine Sciences and the Center for Polymer Science and Engineering.

Research Interests:

Professor Goldstein has been particularly involved in the development of the electron probe microanalyzer, scanning electron microscope, and analytical electron microscope for application to problems in materials science and engineering. He has authored over 200 articles in scholarly journals along with several books and has served as editor for several prestigious journals. Goldstein is the recipient of a number of national honors and awards. Most recently, he received the 1999 Henry Clifton Sorby Award of the International Metallographic Society. He is also an elected Fellow of the American Society of Metals.

Selected Publications:

  • "Future Directions of X-ray Microanalysis in the Analytical Electron Microscope," J. I. Goldstein, Proceedings 5th Asia-Pacific Electron Microscopy Conference, Beijing, China, ed. K. H. Kuo and Z. H. Zhai, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, China, 138-141 (1992).
  • "Definition of the Spatial Resolution of X-ray Microanalysis in Thin Foils," D. B. Williams, J. R. Michael, J. I. Goldstein, and A. D. Romig, Jr., Ultramicroscopy, 47, 121-132 (1992).
  • "The Application of High-Resolution SEM and EPMA to the Study of Coatings and Interfaces of Materials," J. I. Goldstein, Proceedings 51st Annual Meeting Microscopy Society of America, ed. G. W. Bailey and C. L. Rieder, San Francisco Press, San Francisco, CA., 848-849 (1993).
  • "The Influence of Oxide Surface Layers on Bulk Electron Probe Microanalysis of Oxygen-Application to Ti-Si-O Compounds," J. I. Goldstein, S. K. Choi, F. J. J. van Loo, H. J. M. Heijligers, G. F. Bastin, and W. G. Sloof, Scanning, Vol. 15, 165-170 (1993).
  • "The microstructure and formation of duplex and black plessite in iron meteorites," J. Zhang, D.B. Williams, and J. I. Goldstein, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 57, 3725-3735 (1993).
  • "A comparison of metallographic colling rate methods used in meteorites," M.A. Herpfer, J. W. Larimer and J. I. Goldstein, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 58, 1353-1365 (1994).
  • "Structure of as-deposited iron-zinc coatings from chloride bath," C. A. Drewien, J. I. Goldstein, and A. R. Marder, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 25A, 249-255 (1994).
  • "Decomposition of Fe-Ni martensite: Implications for the low-temperature (<500 °C) Fe-Ni phase diagram," J. Zhang, D.B. Williams, and J.I. Goldstein, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 25A, 1627-1637 (1994).
  • "Numerical modeling of precipitate growth during Fe-Ni martensite decomposition at low temperatures (<400 °C)," J. Zhang, D.B. Williams, and J.I. Goldstein, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol 25A, 1639-1648 (1994).
  • "h to G Phase Transformation in Electrodeposited Iron-Zinc Alloy Coatings," C. A. Drewien, J. I. Goldstein, and A. R. Marder, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 25A, 1119-1125 (1994).
  • "Application of the diffusion couple to study phase equilibria in the Fe-Cr-S ternary system at 600 °C," B.J. Smith, J.I. Goldstein, and A.R. Marder, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol 26A, 41-55 (1995).
  • "High-performance X-ray detection in a new analytical electron microscope," C.E. Lyman, J.I. Goldstein, D.B. Williams, D.W. Ackland, S. Von Harrach, A.W. Nicholls & P.J. Statham, Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 176, pt. 2, pp.85-98 (1994).
  • "Solid-state reactions and phase relations in the Ti-Si-O system at 1373 K" J. I. Goldstein, S.K. Choi, F.J.J. Van Loo, G.F. Bastin, and R. Metselaar, Journal of American Ceramic Society, Vol. 78(2), pp. 313-322 (1995).
  • "Internal Sulfide Precipitation in Low Cr-Fe Alloys" B.J. Smith, J.I. Goldstein, and A.R. Marder, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, Vol. 27A, 3192-3202 (1996).
  • "A Revision of the Fe-Ni Phase Diagram at Low Temperatures (<400 °C)" C.-W. Yang, D.B. Williams, and J.I. Goldstein, Journal of Phase Equilibria, Vol. 17(6), pp. 522-531 (1996).
  • "Thin Foil Preparation of Metal Particles in Brittle Ceramic Matrices" C.-W. Yang, D.B. Williams, and J.I. Goldstein, Microscopy Research and Technique, Vol. 35, pp. 335-339 (1996).
  • "Phase Decomposition of Invar Alloy - Information from the Study of Meteorites-" C. -W. Yang, and J.I. Goldstein, The Invar Effect: A Centennial Symposium, Edited by J. Wittenauer, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, pp. 137-149 (1997).
  • "A new empirical cooling rate indicator for meteorites based on the size of the cloudy zone of the metallic phases" C.-W. Yang, D.B. Williams, and J.I. Goldstein, Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol. 32, pp. 423-429 (1997).
  • "Low-temperature phase decomposition in metal from iron, stony-iron, and stony meteorites" C.-W. Yang, D.B. Williams, and J.I. Goldstein, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 61, pp. 2943-2956 (1997).
  • "Reaction Between Titanium and B2O3 melt/glass" S.K. Saha H. Jain, J.I. Goldstein, A.C. Miller, and R.K. Brow, Physics and Chemistry of Glasses, Vol 39, No. 2, pp. 118-121 (1998).
  • "Determination of the Fe-Rich Portion of the Fe-Ni-s Phase Diagram" L. Ma, D.B. Williams, J.I. Goldstein, Journal of Phase Equilibria, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 299-309, (1998).
  • "Experimental proof of the distinct electronic structure of a new meteoritic Fe-Ni alloy phase," Letter to the editor, D.G. Rancourt, K. Lagarec, A. Densmore, R.A. Dunlap, J.I. Goldstein, R.J. Reisener, R.B. Scorzelli, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 191, L255-L260, (1999).


  • "Practical Scanning Electron Microscopy," textbook edited by Joseph I. Goldstein and Harvey Yakowitz, Plenum Press, 582 pages (1975).
  • "Introduction to Analytical Electron Microscopy," textbook edited by Joseph I. Goldstein, John J. Hren, and David C. Joy, Plenum Publishing Corp. 6l8 pages (1979).
  • "Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis," textbook edited by Joseph I. Goldstein, Dale E. Newbury, Patrick Echlin, David C. Joy, Charles Fiori, and Eric Lifshin, Plenum Press, New York, 673 pages (1981).
  • "Phase Transformations in Ferrous Alloys," edited by A. R. Marder and J. I. Goldstein. Proceedings of International Conference Metallurgical Society of AIME and Phase Transformations of the Materials Science Div. ASM-October 4-6, 1983, Philadelphia, PA, 4ll pages (1984).
  • "Microbeam Analysis-1984," ed. A. D. Romig, Jr., and J. I. Goldstein, Proceedings of 19th Annual Conference Microbeam Analysis Society, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 16-20 July 1984, published by San Francisco Press Inc., San Francisco, CA 94101 (1984).
  • "Advanced Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis, D. E. Newbury, D. C. Joy, P. Echlin, C. E. Fiori, and J. I. Goldstein, Plenum Press, New York (1986).
  • "Principles of Analytical Electron Microscopy", ed. D. C. Joy, A. D. Romig, Jr., and J. I. Goldstein, Plenum Press, New York (1986).
  • "Scanning Electron Microscopy, X-ray Microanalysis, and Analytical Electron Microscopy", C. E. Lyman, D. E. Newbury, J. I. Goldstein, D. B. Williams, A. D. Romig, Jr., J. T. Armstrong, P. Echlin, C. E. Fiori, D. C. Joy, E. Lifshin, and K-R. Peters, Plenum Press, New York, NY, 379 pages (1990).
  • "Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-ray Microanalysis, 2nd Edition", J. I. Goldstein, D. E. Newbury, P. Echlin, D. C. Joy, A. D. Romig, Jr., C. E. Lyman, C. Fiori, and E. Lifshin, Plenum Press, New York, NY, 819 pages (1992).
  • "X-Ray Spectrometry in Electron Beam Instruments", D.B. Williams, J. I. Goldstein, D.E. Newbury, Plenun Press, New York, NY,372 pages (1995).

Contact Information:

313 Engineering Laboratory
Joseph Goldstein
MIE Department
220 Engineering Laboratory
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-2210
(413) 545-2165
(413) 545-1027

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