Adam B. Braunschweig is a Professor in the Nanoscience Initiative team at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center. He was formerly an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Miami and at New York University before deciding to take his talents to Manhattan. He earned his B.A. in Chemistry at Cornell University (2001) and his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at the University of California – Los Angeles (2006). He later served as a postdoctoral researcher in nanotechnology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and as an NIH postdoctoral researcher in cancer nanotechnology at Northwestern University. He taught as an NSF GK-12 Fellow in Fremont High School in Los Angeles.