Prof. Dr. Eugene Mananga is a Doctoral Faculty in Physics & Chemistry Ph.D’ Programs at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), where he is the recipient of the 2017 HENRY WASSER AWARD IN PHYSICS from The CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences in recognition of “Outstanding Scholarship and Academic Performance.” He is the Program Director of STEM-Grants for the CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences, an Associate Professor of Physics and Nuclear Medicine at BCC of CUNY, and an Adjunct Professor of Applied Physics at New York University. Eugene completed his Ph. D. in Physics from The City University of New York, his Postdoctoral studies in Nuclear Medicine at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, and holds 6 additional graduate degrees and training from various institutions including City College of New York, Harvard Medical School, and Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MITx). He was a Research Fellow in the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory of USA, and in the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA-Saclay). Recently, Dr. Mananga has received several distinguished Visiting Faculty Fellowships from the US Department of Energy to major US national laboratories including Brookhaven National Laboratory (2022), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2021, 2020), and Argonne National Laboratory (2019).
Professor Mananga’ s research and service efforts have been recognized by numerous awards including the 2018 DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST AWARD from the American Chemical Society (New York Section) for “Contributions and Advanced Studies in the Theory of Spin Dynamics in Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Quantum Mechanics,” the 2021 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD from VDGOOD Professional Association in India in Recognition for International Scientists of Engineering, Science and Medicine, and more recently with the 2022 JUNIOR FACULTY RESEARCH AWARD IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (JFRASE) from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for potential to make a significant contribution to Physics, to NMR & Lithium-Ion Battery Fields, to CUNY, and to society.