Experts Guide

Welcome to the RIT Experts Guide. Here you will find information on RIT faculty and staff with expertise in a variety of areas. Each profile includes the expert’s credentials and contact information.

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Donald Figer

Director, Center for Detectors
Expert in:
Detectors
Detector testing
Massive stars
The Quintuplet Cluster
The Pistol Star

Credentials:
Ph.D. in astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995
MS in astronomy and astrophysics, University of Chicago, 1991
BA in physics, math, astronomy, Northwestern University

Contact:
Susan Gawlowicz, University News Services, 585-475-5061 or smguns@rit.edu