Research and Doctoral Universities Constituency Director
Adjunct Professor of Biophysics, Professor of Biochemistry, Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering
University of Michigan
Dr. Zand earned a B.S. degree with majors in chemistry and physics at the University of Missouri, an M.S. degree in Polymer Chemistry at the Polytechnic University of New York, , and after service in the army, returned to graduate school and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Brandeis University. He received an NIH postdoctoral fellowship for studies in the Biochemistry Department at Harvard University Medical School and after, two years joined the newly formed Biophysics Research Division, at the University of Michigan, directed by his postdoctoral mentor. His current appointments at the University of Michigan are: Adjunct Professor of Biophysics Professor of Biochemistry Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering He was elected to Sigma Xi by the Harvard-Radcliff Chapter, and since his arrival at the university of Michigan , has held positions at the Michigan Chapter as a Council member, Chapter Secretary, Vice President and President. He has been active at the Societal and community level for more than 25 years with various committee and elected positions as noted above. In addition he has been a judge for a number of years, for the Sigma Xi Chapter at the Southeastern Michigan Science Fair and at the National meeting undergraduate poster presentations.