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Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
 
gravitational physics, numerical relativity, computational astrophysics, black holes, MHD and accretion disks
LAC 2068
585.475.7752
Email: mxcsma
 
Assistant Professor, School of Physics & Astronomy 
 
galactic dynamics and evolution, radiative transfer, computational astrophysics
CAR 3128
585.475.5352

Email: sxcsps

 
Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences 
AST Graduate Program Coordinator
 
general relativity and gravitation, computational astrophysics, neutron stars
LAC 2065
585.475.5115

Email: jafsma

 
Professor
 
massive stars, regions of star formation, detectors
ENG 3153
585.475.6005
Email: figer@cfd.
 
 
Assistant Professor, School of Physics & Astronomy
 
galaxy evolution, galaxy mergers and interactions, infrared galaxies, active galactic nuclei, galaxy morphology
CAR 1268
585.475.7514

Email: jsksps

Professor, Center for Imaging Science
 
young stars and planet formation, evolved stars and planetary nebulae; x-ray, IR, and radio astronomy
ENG 3197
585.475.7179

Email: kastner@cis.

 
Michael Lam
Assistant Professor, School of Physics & Astronomy
 
pulsar timing arrays, gravitational waves, interstellar medium, fast radio bursts, astronomical cyber-infrastructure
CAR 2104
585.475.7545

Email: mtlsps

Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences 
 
general relativity and gravitation, computational astrophysics, supermassive black holes
LAC 2069
585.475.2219

Email: colsma

 
Professor, Center for Imaging Science
 
 
solid state image sensors, automated observatories, planetary searches, astronomical imaging, digital radiography
CAR A240
585.475.7195
Email: ninkov@cis.
 
 
Assistant Professor,
Department of Science & Mathematics, National Technical Institute for the Deaf
 
core-collapse supernovae, binary interactions post-main sequence, strongly magnetized compact objects, physics of common envelopes
LBJ 2258
585.475.4202
Assistant Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
 
 gravitation, gravitational wave astrophysics of stellar mass and supermassive compact objects, gravitational wave and multimessenger-
 enabled astrophysical inference 
LAC 2063
585.475.5083

Email: oshaughn

 
Professor, School of Physics & Astronomy
  
supernovae, variable stars, astronomical software
CAR 1274
585.475.2538

Email: mwrsps

 
Professor, School of Physics & Astronomy
Director, Astrophysical Sciences and Technology Graduate Program
 
active galactic nuclei, supermassive black holes, emission-line nebulae
CAR1270
585.475.2726

Email: axrsps

 
Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
 
gravitational wave data analysis, astrophysical relativity
LAC 2063
585.475.5083

Email: jtwsma

 
Assistant Professor, Center for Detectors and School of Physics & Astronomy
 
experimental cosmology, astrophysical instrumentation
ENG 3179
585.475.2338
Email: zemcov@cfd.
 
Associate Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences
 
general relativity and gravitation, computational astrophysics, supermassive black holes
LAC 2067
585.475.6103

Email: yrzsma

 
 
Allied Faculty
Stefi Alison Baum
RIT Research Professor
Dean of Science @ University of Manitoba
 
active galaxies, galaxy clusters, galaxy evolution, biomedical imaging
Email: sabpci
 
Christopher O'Dea
RIT Research Professor
Professor, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy @ University of Manitoba
 
quasars and active galactic nuclei, radio galaxies, clusters of galaxies
Email: cposps
 
Visiting Faculty
Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy
Support Scientist
 
galaxy evolution, groups and clusters of galaxies
GOS 3104
585.475.4441

Email: jlcsps