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Don Figer, Director (CV)
Degree(s): PhD Astronomy, 1995, University of California Los Angeles; MS Astronomy, 1992, University of Chicago; BA Physics, Math, Astronomy, 1989, Northwestern University
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Office: 17-3111



Greg Howland, Assistant Professor
Degree(s): PhD Physics, 2014, University of Rochester; BA Physics, 2007, Oberlin College
Office: 17-2159



Zoran Ninkov, Professor
Degree(s): PhD Astronomy, 1986, University of British Columbia, Canada; MS Physical Chemistry,
1980, Monash University, Australia; BS Physics, 1977, University of Western Australia
Phone: 585-475-7195
Office: 76-A240



Parsian K. Mohseni, Assistant Professor
Degree(s): PhD Engineering Physics, 2011, McMaster University, Canada; BEng Engineering Physics, 2005, McMaster University, Canada
Phone: 585-475-7262
Office: 17-2155



Stefan Preble, Professor
Degree(s): PhD Electrical & Computer Engineering, 2007, Cornell University; BS Electrical Engineering,
2002, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Phone: 585-475-2625
Office: 17-2157



Michael Zemcov, Associate Professor (CV)
Degree(s): PhD Physics, 2006, Cardiff University, United Kingdom; BS Physics, 2003, University of British Columbia, Canada
Phone: 585-475-2338
Office: 17-3179



Jing Zhang, Associate Professor
Degree(s): PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2013, Lehigh University, China; BS Electronic Science and Technology, 2009, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
Phone: 585-475-2173
Office: 09-3035



Dorin Patru, Associate Professor
Degree(s): PhD Electrical Engineering, 2002, Washington State University; MS Electrical Engineering, 1993, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania); BS Electrical Engineering, 1992, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
Phone: 585-475-2388
Office: 09-3051



Mario Ciminelli, Packaging Engineer
Degree(s): BS Mechanical Engineering, 1984, Rochester Institute of Technology
Phone: 585-475-5619
Office: 17-3157



Thomas Palone, Reliability and Packaging Engineer
Degree(s): AAS Product and Machine Design, 1990, SUNY Alfred
Office: 17-3159



Candice Fazar, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Degree(s): BA Physics and Musical Studies, 1999, Bethel University; MA Physics, 2001, University of Rochester; PhD Physics, 2007, University of Rochester
Phone: 585-475-4107
Office: 17-3173



Yonas Gebregiorgis, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Degree(s): BS Electronic and Communication Engineering, 2007, Mekelle Institute of Technology; MS Photonic Network Engineering, 2013, Aston University and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna; Ph.D Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2023, Khalifa University
Office: 17-2170



Justin Gallagher, Laboratory Engineer
Degree(s): BS/MS Astrophysical Sciences and Technology, 2020, Rochester Institute of Technology



Bryan Melanson, PhD Researcher, Microsystems Engineering
Degree(s): BS Materials Science and Engineering, 2018, University of Washington



Venkatesh Deenadayalan, PhD Researcher, Microsystems Engineering
Degree(s): MS Microelectronic Engineering, 2019, Rochester Inistute of Technology; BS Electronics and Communication, 2015, Sri Ramaswamy Memorial Institute of Science and Technology



Lazar Buntic, PhD Researcher, Astrophysical Sciences and Technology
Degree(s): BS Astrophysics, 2018, Penn State University



Dale Mercado, Research Assistant III
Degree(s): 2023, Rochester Institute of Technology, MS Astrophysical Sciences and Technology; BS Physics, 2020, Rochester Institute of Technology



Evan Manfreda-Schulz, PhD Researcher, Microsystems Engineering
Degree(s): BS Physics, 2020, Rochester Institute of Technology



Ryan Wills, PhD Researcher, Astrophysical Sciences and Technology
Degree(s): BS Physics, 2020, Rochester Institute of Technology


Matthew Seitz, PhD Researcher, Microsystems Engineering
Degree(s): MS Materials Science, 2020, Rochester Institute of Technology; BS Physics, 2017, University of Washington



Dustin Grant, Undergraduate Researcher, BS/MS Electrical Engineering
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Kazuma Noda, PhD Researcher, Astrophysical Sciences and Technology
Degree(s): BS Physics, 2022, Kwansei Gakuin University



Tessalie Caze-Cortes, MS Researcher, Physics
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Nicole Wongk, MS Researcher, Microelectronics Engineering
Degree(s): BS Chemical Engineering, 2015, University of Southern California



Lilian Neim, PhD Researcher, Microsystems Engineering
Degree(s): BS Electrical Engineering, 2013, American University of Sharjah; MS Microelectronics Systems Design, 2015, University of Southampton; ME Microelectronics Manufacturing Engineering, 2019, Rochester Institute of Technology



Patrick Emmons, Undergraduate Researcher, Game Design and Development
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Fiona Hufford, Capstone Researcher, Physics
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Vijay Sundaram, PhD Researcher, Microsystems Engineering
Degree(s): B.Tech Aerospace Engineering, 2018, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham; MS Physics, 2021, Rochester Institute of Technology



Chip Brodhead, Administrative Assistant
Degree(s): Bachelor of Music, 2017, Syracuse University



Edwin Alexani, PhD Researcher, Astrophysical Sciences and Technology
Degree(s): BS Astrophysics, 2022, University of California Los Angeles



Jacob Boisvere, PhD Researcher, Microsystems Engineering
Degree(s): BS Electrical Engineering, 2022, Western New England University



Kato Bouthsarath, Graduate Researcher, Computer Engineering Technology and Computer Science
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Olivia Young, PhD Researcher, Astrophysical Sciences and Technology
Degree(s): BS Physics, 2020, West Virginia University; MS Astrophysics, 2022, RIT


Nathan Hoon, Undergraduate Researcher, Mechanical Engineering and Astronomy
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John Cruise, Undergraduate Researcher, Physics
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Audrey Dunn, PhD Researcher, Astrophysical Sciences and Technology
Degree(s): BS Astrophysics, 2023, UCLA


Daniel Klyde, PhD Researcher, Astrophysics
Degree(s): BS Physics and Astrophysics, 2021, UC Berkeley


Drew Schacke, Undergraduate Researcher, Electrical Engineering
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Cynthia Tibberts, Undergraduate Researcher, Mechanical Engineering
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Braley Lachner, BS Researcher, Electrical Engineering
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Muhammad Shaffatul Islam, PhD Researcher, Microsystems Engineering
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Sami Znati, PhD Researcher, Microsystems Engineering
Degree(s): PhD Oncology, 2022, University College of London; BS Chemistry, 2014, Northeast University


Quan Quy, Undergraduate Researcher, Computer Science
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Anthony Doan, Undergraduate Researcher, Computer Engineering
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