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College of Science - Undergraduate Faculty

Sophia A. Maggelakis, BS, MS, Ph.D., Old Dominion University—Dean; Professor

Mark D. Fairchild, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education; Professor

Laura Ellen Tubbs, BA, Hood College; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education; Professor

Catherine Mahrt-Washington, BS, Niagara University; MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Assistant Dean; Director of Student Advising; College of Science Honors Advocate

Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences

Larry Buckley, BA, University of Missouri at St. Louis; MS, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale—Head, School of Life Sciences; Associate Professor

Gregory A. Babbitt, BA, Ohio Wesleyan University; MS, Ph.D., University of Florida—Assistant Professor

Dawn Carter, BSc, Botany University of Manchester (United Kingdom); Ph.D., University of Nottingham (United Kingdom)—Lecturer

Sandra Connelly, BS, Juniata College; MS, University at Buffalo; Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio—Assistant Professor

Elizabeth DiCesare, BA, Colgate University; Ph.D., Lehigh University—Lecturer

Jean A. Douthwright, BA, Skidmore College; MS, Pennsylvania State University; MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Irene M. Evans, BA, University of Rochester; MS, Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Maureen C. Ferran, BS, Fordham University; MS, Ph.D., University of Connecticut—Associate Professor

Elizabeth N. Hane, BA, Rice University; MA, University of Kansas; Ph.D., Brown University—Associate Head, School of Life Sciences; Associate Professor

André O. Hudson, BS, Virginia Union University; Ph.D., Rutgers University—Assistant Professor

Karl F. Korfmacher, BA, Carleton College; MEM, Ph.D., Duke University—Associate Professor

David A. Lawlor, BA, University of Texas; MS, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio—Associate Professor

Jeffrey S. Lodge, BA, University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of Mississippi—Associate Professor

Dina L. Newman, BS, Cornell University; MS, Ph.D., University of Chicago—Assistant Professor

Michael V. Osier, BS, University of Vermont; Ph.D., Yale University—Graduate Program Director, Bioinformatics; Associate Professor

Harvey Pough, BA, Amherst College; MA, Ph.D., University of California—Professor

Robert H. Rothman, BA, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley; MA, California State University at San Diego—Professor

Michael A. Savka, BS, West Virginia University; MS, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—Professor

Paul A. Shipman, BS, MS, Emporia State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University—Associate Professor

Gary K. Skuse, BA, University of Rochester; Ph.D., Syracuse University—Professor

Susan B. Smith, BS, State University College at Oswego; MS, State University College at Brockport; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island—Assistant Professor

Hyla C. Sweet, BS, Union College; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin—Associate Professor

Anna Christine Tyler, BS, Cornell University; MS, Ph.D., University of Virginia—Graduate Director, Environmental Science; Assistant Professor

Leslie Kate Wright, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

School of Mathematical Sciences

Mihail Barbuso, BS, Ph.D., Babes-Bolyai (Romania); MS, Ph.D., Paris VI University (France)—Head of School; Professor

Anurag Agarwal, BS, MS, Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Associate Professor

Ephraim Agyingi, BS, MS, University of Ilorin (Nigeria); Ph.D., University of Manchester (U.K.)—Associate Professor

David S. Barth-Hart, BS, Syracuse University; MA, University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Maurino P. Bautista, BS, Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines); MS, Ph.D., Purdue University—Professor

Bernard Brooks, BS, University of Toronto (Canada); MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., University of Guelph (Canada)—Associate Professor

Nathan D. Cahill, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; D.Phil., University of Oxford (U.K.)—Associate Professor

Manuela Campanelli, Laurea in Mathematics, University of Perugia (Italy); Ph.D., University of Bern (Switzerland)—Professor

Linlin Chen, BS, Beijing University (China); MCS, Rice University; MA, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Cherry, BS, Georgetown University; Ph.D., Duke University—Assistant Professor

Patricia A. Clark, SB, SM, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Matthew Coppenbarger, BS, University of Arizona; MA, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Alejandro B. Engel, BS, Universidad de Chile (Chile); MS, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Professor

Joshua Faber, BS, State University of New York at Stony Brook; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

David L. Farnsworth, BS, Union College; MA, Ph.D., University of Texas—Professor

Raluca Felea, BS, University of Iasi (Romania); Ph.D., University of Rochester—Associate Professor

James J. Halavin, BS, Clarkson University; MA, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo—Professor

John F. Hamilton, BA, Cornell University; MA, Ph.D., Indiana University—Research Faculty

Anthony A. Harkin, BS, State University College at Brockport; MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Boston University—Associate Professor

Matthew J. Hoffman, BA, Williams College; MS, Ph.D., University of Maryland— Assistant Professor

Jobby Jacob, BS, Bharata Mata College (India); MS, Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Clemson University— Assistant Professor

Baasansuren Jadamba, BS, National University of Mongolia (Mongoloa); MS, University of Kaiserlautern (Germany); Ph.D., University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany)—Assistant Professor

Akhtar Khan, MS, Technical University Kaiserslautern (Germany); Ph.D., Michigan Technological University—Associate Professor

Seshavadhani Kumar, BS, MS, University of Madras (India); Ph.D., University of Delaware—Professor

Manuel Lopez, AB, Princeton University; Ph.D., Wesleyan University—Associate Professor

Carlos Lousto, MS, Universidad Nacional de la Plata (Argentina); Ph.D., Universidad de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires)—Associate Professor

Carl V. Lutzer, BS, Michigan State University; MA, Ph.D., University of Kentucky—Professor

Sophia A. Maggelakis, BS, MS, Ph.D., Old Dominion University—Professor

Kara L. Maki, BS, University of New Hampshire; MS, Ph.D., University of Delaware— Assistant Professor

Carol E. Marchetti, BS, Case Institute of Technology; MS, Weatherhead School of Management; MA, Ph.D., University of Rochester— Associate Professor

James E. Marengo, BA, MS, California State University; Ph.D., Colorado State University—Professor

Douglas S. Meadows, BS, Stanford University; MS, New York University; Ph.D., Stanford University—Professor

Darren A. Narayan, BS, State University of New York at Binghamton; MS, Ph.D., Lehigh University—Director of Undergraduate Research; Professor

Michael Radin, BA, Rowan University; MS, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island—Associate Professor

David Ross, BA, Columbia College; Ph.D., New York University—Professor

Hossein Shahmohamad, BS, MA, California State University at Long Beach; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh—Professor

Likin Simon Romero, BS, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Ph.D., West Virginia University—Assistant Professor

Wanda Szpunar-Lojasiewicz, BS, Jagiellonian University (Poland); MS, Ph.D., University of Cracow (Poland)— Associate Professor

Paul S. Wenger, BA, Boston College; MS, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—Assistant Professor

John T. Whelan, BA, Cornell University; Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara—Associate Professor

Tamas Wiandt, BS, Jozsef Attila University (Hungary); Ph.D., University of Minnesota— Associate Professor

Elmer L. Young, BA, Amherst College; MS, Ph.D., The Ohio State University—Associate Professor

Yosef Zlochower, BS, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh—Associate Professor

School of Chemistry and Materials Science

Paul Craig, BS, Oral Roberts University; Ph.D., University of Michigan—Head, School of Chemistry and Materials Sciences; Professor

L. Paul Rosenberg, BS, Bridgewater State College; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire—Associate Head, Professor

Alla Bailey, BS, University of St. Petersburg (Russia); Ph.D., Russian Academy of Science (Russia)—Senior Lecturer

Jeremy Cody, BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Michael Coleman, BS, Ph.D., University of Buffalo—Assistant Professor

Christina Goudreau Collison, BA, Colby College; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Associate Professor

Christopher Collison, BS, Ph.D., Imperial College, University of London (United Kingdom)—Associate Professor

Joseph P. Hornak, BS, Utica College of Syracuse University; MS, Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame—Professor

Thomas Kim, BS, Loyola College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison—Associate Professor

Joseph Lanzafame, BS, St. John Fisher College; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Senior Lecturer

Lea Michel, BS, Colgate University; MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

Massoud J. Miri, BS, MS, Ph.D., University of Hamburg (Germany)—Associate Professor

Suzanne F. O’Handley, BS, Rutgers University; MS, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Associate Professor

K.S.V. Santhanam, B.Sc., MA, Ph.D., Sri Venketaswara University (India)—Professor

Darren M. Smith, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology—Lecturer

Thomas W. Smith, BS, John Carroll University; Ph.D., University of Michigan—Professor

Gerald A. Takacs, BS, University of Alberta (Canada); Ph.D., University of Wisconsin—Professor

Laura Ellen Tubbs, BA, Hood College; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Scott Williams, BS, Purdue University; Ph.D., Montana State University—Professor

School of Physics and Astronomy

Michael Kotlarchyk, BS, MS, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology—Head; Professor

John D. Andersen, BS, State University of New York at Buffalo; MA, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Linda S. Barton, BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., University of Illinois—Associate Professor

Mishkat Bhattacharya, BTech, Indian Institute of Technology; MA, Ph.D., University of Rochester—Assistant Professor

Peter A. Cardegna, BS, Loyola College; Ph.D., Clemson University—Professor

Sukanya Chakrabarti, B.Sc., North Carolina State University; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley—Assistant Professor

Jennifer Connelly, BS, Dickinson College; MA, Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Germany)—Visiting Assistant Professor

Moumita Das, BS, MS, Jadavpur University; Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore—Assistant Professor

Tracy A. Davis, BA, BS, Wofford College; Ph.D., Clemson University—Associate Professor

Kristina M. Driscoll, BA, MS, Ph.D., Boston University—Lecturer

Alan B. Entenberg, AB, Washington University; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Scott V. Franklin, BA, University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Texas—Professor

Edwin Hach III, BS, MS, St. Bonaventure University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas—Lecturer

Dawn Hollenbeck, BS, University of California at Davis; MS, Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas—Associate Professor

Dehui Hu, BS, University of Science and Technology (China); Ph.D., Kansas State University—Lecturer

Seth M. Hubbard, BS, Drexel University; MS, Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D., University of Michigan—Associate Professor

Brian Koberlein, BS, Southern Illinois University; MS, Ph.D., University of Connecticut—Senior Lecturer

Vern W. Lindberg, B.Sc., University of Alberta (Canada); MS, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University—Professor

Amir Maharjan, B.Sc., Tri-chandra College (Nepal); M.Sc., Tribhuban University (Nepal); MS, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati—Lecturer

Manasse R. Mbonye, BS, University of Pennsylvania; MA, Wayne State University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut—Research Professor

Aaron M. McGowan, BS, Cornell University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota—Lecturer

David Merritt, BS, University of Santa Clara; Ph.D., Princeton University—Professor

Vivek Narayanan, M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology (India); MA, Ph.D., University of Texas—Lecturer

Christopher O’Dea, BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts—Professor

Michael S. Pierce, BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; MS, Ph.D., University of Washington—Assistant Professor

Ryne Raffaelle, BS, MS, PH.D., Southern Ilinois University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Rolla—Professor

Michael W. Richmond, BA, Princeton University; MA, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley—Professor

Andrew Robinson, BS, Ph.D., University of Manchester (United Kingdom)—Professor

Joel D. Shore, BS, Haverford College; Ph.D., Cornell University—Lecturer

Grover Swartzlander, BS, Drexel University; MS, Purdue University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University—Associate Professor

Robert B. Teese, BS, North Carolina State University; MS, Ph.D., University of Texas—Professor

George M. Thurston, AB, Oberlin College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology—Professor

Greg Trayling, B.Sc., Simon Fraser University (Canada); M.Sc., University of Victoria (Canada); Ph.D., University of Windsor (Canada)—Senior Lecturer

David J. Urminsky, B.Sc., McMaster University (Canada); M.Sc., University of British Columbia (Canada); Ph.D., University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)—Lecturer

Eric J. West, BS, BA, University of Minnesota, Duluth; MS, Ph.D., Syracuse University—Lecturer

Benjamin M. Zwickl, BS, Purdue University; MS, Ph.D., Yale University—Assistant Professor

Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science

Stefi A. Baum, BA, Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Maryland—Director, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science; Professor

Roy S. Berns, BS, MS, University of California; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute—Director, Munsell Color Science Laboratory; Richard S. Hunter Professor

Roger Dube, BS, Cornell University; Ph.D., Princeton University—Research Professor

Roger L. Easton Jr., BS, Haverford College; MS, University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Arizona—Professor

Mark D. Fairchild, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor

James A. Ferwerda, BA, MS, Ph.D., Cornell University—Associate Professor

Donald F. Figer, BA, Northwestern University; MS, University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles—Professor

Richard Hailstone, BS, Northern Illinois University; MS, Indiana University—Associate Professor

Maria Helguera, BS, National Autonomous University of Mexico; MS, University of Rochester; Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Professor

Joseph Hornak, BS, Utica College of Syracuse University; MS, Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Notre Dame—Professor

Emmett Ientilucci, BS, MS, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology—Associate Research Professor

Joel H. Kastner, BS, University of Maryland; MS, Ph.D., University of California—Professor

John P. Kerekes, BS, MS, Ph.D., Purdue University—Professor

Robert L. Kremens, BS, The Cooper Union; MS, University of Rochester; MS, Ph.D., New York University—Research Professor

David W. Messinger, BS, Clarkson University; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute—Associate Research Professor

Zoran Ninkov, BS, University of Western Australia; M.Sc., Monash University (Australia); Ph.D., University of British Columbia (Canada)—Professor

Jake Noel-Storr, MSci, University of Birmingham (U.K.); MA, M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University—Assistant Research Professor

Jeff Pelz, BFA, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rochester—Professor

Joe Pow, BS, MS, University of Rochester; MS, Air Force Institute of Technology—Associate Director

Jie Qiao, BS, University of Science and Technology Liaoning (China); MS, Tsinghua University (China); MBA, University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin—Associate Professor

Navalgund Rao, BS, MS, Banaras Hindu University (India); Ph.D., University of Minnesota—Research Professor

Harvey Rhody, BS, University of Wisconsin; MSEE, University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Syracuse University—Professor

Carl Salvaggio, BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Syracuse University and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry—Professor

John Schott, BS, Canisius College; MS, Ph.D., Syracuse University and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry—Research Professor

Grover Swartzlander, BS, Drexel University; MS, Purdue University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University—Associate Professor

Jan van Aardt, BSc, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa); MS, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute—Associate Professor

Anthony Vodacek, BS, University of Wisconsin; MS, Ph.D., Cornell University—Associate Professor

Distinguished Professorships

Richard S. Hunter Professorship in Color Science, Appearance, and Technology

Established: 1983

Donors: Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Hunter

Purpose: To enable RIT to increase its research and educational efforts in the areas of color science, technology, and appearance science in order to benefit the industry and science of color.

Held by: Roy S. Berns

Frederick and Anna B. Wiedman Professorship

Established: 1985

Donor: Frederick Wiedman Jr.

Purpose: To establish a permanent memorial to Frederick and Anna B. Wiedman, lifelong residents of Rochester and long-time friends of RIT.

Held by: Jeff Pelz

Xerox Professorship in Imaging Science

Established: 1996

Donor: Xerox Corporation

Purpose: Established to expand and enhance the research and teaching activities within the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science.

Held by: James Ferwerda