David Edward Golden

David Edward Golden

Title: Educator, Researcher

Location: Austin, Texas, United States

David Golden, Educator and Researcher, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in physics and research-based education.

Since 2004, Dr. Golden has served as the CEO and President of the Say It Straight Foundation after being a senior consultant since 1982.

Along with his wife, Dr. Golden works to research and train in the prevention of high risk and destructive behaviors while promoting wellness, enhancing treatment and sustaining recovery. Dr. Golden comes from a strong background in physics, having worked, taught and researched in industry and universities. Furthermore, he holds several patents in the field. Prior to coming aboard Say It Straight Foundation, Dr. Golden taught at a number of universities. He started as an assistant professor at New York University and then Adelphia University. He has also served as an engineering specialist at GTE Laboratory and staff scientist at Lockheed Palo Alto Laboratory. Dr. Golden has taught at the University of Bari in Italy, University of Nebraska, University of Oklahoma, where he also served as Chairman of the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the University of North Texas, where he also served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. At the University of North Texas, he started the Department of Materials Science and taught graduate courses in Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science.

Dr. Golden studied at Cornell and New York University, earning an AB in 1954 and a PhD in physics in 1960. Throughout his career, he has contributed to articles, books and professional journals. He is the co-author of 2018’s “BEING Within-Between-Among-Beyond.” He has been a grantee of a number of organizations and was a fellow of the Centennial Education Program at the University of Nebraska. Dr. Golden has consulted for the Autometric Division of Paramount Pictures, Tracor, the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, Texas Instruments, National Semiconductor, Motorola, and Charles Evans & Associates. Dr. Golden was an honorary lecturer for the Mid-American State University Association from 1982 to 1983.

Dr. Golden has maintained professional affiliation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Materials Research Society, Sigma Xi and Kiwanis. He also has been a fellow of the American Physical Society.

Dr. Golden has maintained professional affiliation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Materials Research Society, Sigma Xi and Kiwanis. He has also been a fellow of the American Physical Society.

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