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Charles M. Guttman, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Current research is directed towards the application of mass spectrometry (MS) to obtain the molecular mass distribution of synthetic polymers. Research is focused on the development of the matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) method of mass spectrometry in concert with classical methods of single chain characterization like light scattering.

Awards and Honors

  • Department of Commerce Bronze Medal (2007)
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Research Associate
Materials Science and Engineering Division
Polymers and Complex Fluids Group

Employment History:

2008-present: Guest Researcher, Polymers Division, NIST
1967-2008: Research Chemist, Polymers Division, NIST/NBS


Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Brandeis University, 1967

B.A., Chemistry/Math, Earlham College, 1961


Phone: 301-975-6729
Email: charles.guttman@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-4924