Morton Lippmann, Ph.D.

Morton Lippmann

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: New York University
Location: Tarrytown, New York, United States

Morton Lippmann, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at New York University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in higher education.

Dr. Lippmann is a distinguished figure in the field of industrial hygiene, having amassed more than 45 years of experience in the industry. Commencing his career as an industrial hygiene engineer with the U.S. Public Health Service in Cincinnati, OH, in 1955, he subsequently served as an industrial hygienist for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission in New York City from 1957 to 1962. Thereafter, he acted as a research engineer for Del Electronics Corporation in Mount Vernon, NY, from 1962 to 1964 prior to delving into academia. Employed with New York University for 37 years, he held the roles of research scientist, assistant professor, associate professor and full professor prior to attaining emeritus status in 2001.

Alongside his primary endeavors, Dr. Lippmann served the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC, in multiple capacities, including as chairman of the clean air science advisory committee and member of the science advisory board. He was also the former chairman of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and member of the Board of Science Counselors. The lead author of “Environmental Health Science,” published in 2003 and 2017, he also edited three volumes of “Environmental Toxicants” in 1992, 2000, and 2009.

Dr. Lippmann holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Cooper Union, a Master of Science from Harvard University, and a Doctor of Philosophy from New York University. He has since become a certified industrial hygienist. In recognition of his exceptional undertakings, he has amassed myriad accolades, including the Gano Dunn Award from the Cooper Union Engineering Alumnus in 2012, which he cites as a highlight of his career. He has additionally been honored with a Career Achievement Award from the inhalation and respiratory specialty section of the Society of Toxicology in 2008, the Meritorious Achievement Award from the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists in 2004, and the Henry F. Smyth Junior Award from the American Academy of Industrial Hygiene in 1996. Likewise, he was designated a Highly Cited Researcher by ISI-Thomson Scientific in 2002.

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