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Richard J. Reeder

David Conover Vice President for Research/Operations Manager for the Research Foundation

Dr. Richard J. Reeder is the Vice President for Research and Operations Manager for the Research Foundation.  Dr. Reeder also serves as Associate Vice President for Brookhaven National Laboratory Affairs, acting as Stony Brook’s liaison to the nearby DOE laboratory co-managed by Stony Brook University and Battelle Memorial Institute.  Prior to these roles, Dr. Reeder participated in the Stony Brook-Battelle team that successfully re-competed the management contract for Brookhaven National Laboratory.  He is currently a member of the Brookhaven Science Associates Board of Directors.

Dr. Reeder retains the position of Professor of Geochemistry in the Department of Geosciences, where he served as Chair for 2008-2013.  Dr. Reeder’s research interests span several areas in geochemistry, including structure and properties of disordered and amorphous solids, chemical behavior of heavy metals in the environment, and bioavailability of contaminants in environmental and remediation settings.  He has focused particularly on applications of X-ray scattering and spectroscopy to natural and engineered materials of environmental relevance, making extensive use of synchrotron X-ray facilities at Brookhaven and other national laboratories.  Dr. Reeder served as Director of the Center for Environmental Molecular Sciences, supported by the National Science Foundation, which included a partnership with Environmental Sciences at Brookhaven Lab.  Dr. Reeder is author of more than 120 peer-reviewed articles.  He has been a member of the Stony Brook faculty since 1980.

Kathleen A. Green
Executive Asst. & VP Coordinator
Phone: 631.632.7932
Office of the VP for Research
S5422 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3365