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In his time at CSI, Dr. Naider served as chair of the Chemistry Department, Acting Dean of Science and Technology, and has served on numerous College and University committees including the Chemistry Department Personnel and Budget Committee, as well as the Appointments Committee, Promotions Committee, and Commencement Committee. He also was co-chair of the Safety Committee, and chair of the PreMedical Advisory Committee. He chaired many search committees and co-chaired the Resource and Budget Advisory Committee. He is a member of The University Faculty Advisory Committee to the Faculty Senate, the Finance Committee of the Research Foundation, and the Board of the Research Foundation of CUNY. In addition, he chaired the 2009 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge Essay Competition in Physiology and Medicine. He also serves on numerous national advisory boards.
Dr. Naider has received many grants in support of his research, and his National Institutes of Health grant has been continually supported for more than 35 years. He has been invited to speak at universities and symposia on a national and international level and has given invited lectures in California, Florida, New York, Italy, and Israel.
Dr. Naider was awarded the President’s Medal in 2010 in recognition of his exceptional and longstanding commitment to the College and community. He holds a BChE and an MS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University, and a PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the Polytechnic Institute.