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Director of Research Initiatives (Mohawk)
Dr. Roger Dube

Dr. Roger Dube

Roger R. Dube, Professor in the College of Science and Director of Science Exploration, has been at RIT for 6 years. He is a faculty member of RIT’s Future Stewards Program. He is Principal Investigator (PI) for the NYS CSTEP grant, and is PI for an NSF REU grant, “Imaging in the Physical Sciences”. Roger seeks to actively engage students in research during both the academic year and the summers. One of his major accomplishments is the successful Iroquois White Corn Project at Ganondagan, although he was only one of several key people on that.

Roger holds a BA from Cornell in physics, and a PhD in physics from Princeton. His career has included professorships at Caltech, University of Michigan, University of Arizona, and now RIT. He continues as an entrepreneur, having started 2 successful businesses, and is a past member of the Licensing Executives Society. He is faculty mentor for RIT’s student improv organizations.

In addition to the Future Stewards Program, Roger has served as a reviewer of applications for graduate fellowships for the National Academy of Science’s Ford Foundation Fellowships. He has served on the boards of Friends of Ganondagan and the Fallback Improv Theater.