Joseph Goldstein

Distinguished Professor

313 ELab
University of Massachusetts
160 Governors Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-2210 

(413) 545-2165
(413) 545-1027

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

Research Interests: 

Electron probe microanalyzer, scanning electron microscope, and analytical electron microscope for application to problems in materials science and engineering 

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).
Honors & Awards: 
  • 2011 Recipient, Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in research and creative activity, 7th annual Faculty Convocation, University of Massachusetts, 9/11
  • Fellow of Microscopy Society of America  “For his leadership in quantitative SEM and AEM x-ray microanalysis, in application of these tools to materials science, and in the education of generations of microscopists”  - 8/10
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi for distinguished service to University of Massachusetts, 4/08.
  • Duncomb Award for Excellence in Microanalysis, for Exceptional Science, Service, and Education to the Microanalysis Community, Microbeam Analysis Society – 8/08
  • Chancellor’s Medal, University of Massachusetts – Distinguished Faculty Lecturer- 2/07