Dr. Alan J. Friedman
Dr. Alan J. Friedman is a consultant in museum development and science communication, having worked with more than sixty institutions worldwide. From 1984 to 2006, Dr. Friedman was the director and CEO of the New York Hall of Science, New York City’s public science-technology center. Recognition for his work includes the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology, the Association of Science-Technology Centers’ Fellow Aware, the American Institute of Physics’ Andrew Gemant Award, the National Science Teachers Association’s Distinguished Informant Science Education Award. Before coming to New York, Dr. Friedman served two years as Conseiller Scientifique et Muséologique for the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, Paris. Dr. Friedman received his doctorate in physics from Florida State University and his bachelors from Georgia Institute of Technology.