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RIT Photonics

Staff Directory

Don Figer
Director, Future Photon Initiative, Director, Center for Detectors, Professor
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Don Figer

Don Figer
Director, Future Photon Initiative, Director, Center for Detectors, Professor
PhD in Astronomy, 1995, UCLA; M.S. in Astronomy, 1992, U. Chicago; B.A. in Physics, Math, Astronomy, 1989, Northwestern U.
Robyn Rosechandler
Senior Staff Assistant
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Robyn Rosechandler

Robyn Rosechandler
Senior Staff Assistant
BS, Mass Communication, Black Hills State University, 2013
Mishkat Bhattacharya
Associate Professor
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Mishkat Bhattacharya

Mishkat Bhattacharya
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Physics, University of Rochester 2005, MA in Physics, University of Rochester, 1997
Richard DeMartino
Director, The Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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Richard DeMartino

Richard DeMartino
Director, The Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Ph.D. International Political Economy, University of Virginia, 1998, B.A.
Ed Hach
Assistant Professor
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Ed Hach

Ed Hach
Assistant Professor
Ph.D Theoretical Physics, 2000, MS, Physics, Saint Bonaventure University 1993, BS Physics, Saint Bonaventure University, 1991
Karl D. Hirschman
Director, Semiconductor & Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory
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Karl D. Hirschman

Karl D. Hirschman
Director, Semiconductor & Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, 2000; M.S., Electrical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1992; B.S., Microelectronic Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology,1990
Seth M. Hubbard
Director, NanoPower Research Labs (NPRL), Associate Professor
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Seth M. Hubbard

Seth M. Hubbard
Director, NanoPower Research Labs (NPRL), Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan (2005); MS in Electrical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University (1998);BS (cum laude) in Physics, Drexel University (1995)
Drew N. Maywar
Head of the Photonics Systems Laboratory, Associate Professor
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Drew N. Maywar

Drew N. Maywar
Head of the Photonics Systems Laboratory, Associate Professor
PhD, MS, and BS, optical engineering, University of Rochester
Parsian K. Mohseni
Head of the Epitaxially-Integrated Nanoscale Systems Laboratory, Assistant Professor 
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Parsian K. Mohseni

Parsian K. Mohseni
Head of the Epitaxially-Integrated Nanoscale Systems Laboratory, Assistant Professor 
Ph.D. in Engineering Physics, 2011, McMaster University, Canada; B.Eng. in Engineering Physics, 2005, McMaster University, Canada
Raj Murthy
Associate Professor
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Raj Murthy

Raj Murthy
Associate Professor
PhD in Business Administration, Southern Illinois University, 2009; MBA in Management of Information Systems, Illinois, 2004; BE in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Honors, 1999
Zoran Ninkov
Professor
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Zoran Ninkov

Zoran Ninkov
Professor
PhD in Astronomy, 1986, University of British Columbia; M.S.C. in Physical Chemistry, 1980, Monash University; B.S.C. in Physics, 1977, University of Western Australia
Robert Pearson
Director, Microelectronic Engineering Programs
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Robert Pearson

Robert Pearson
Director, Microelectronic Engineering Programs
PhD in electrical engineering, RIT; M.S. in electrical engineering, RIT; B.S. in electrical engineering, SUNY Buffalo 
Stefan Preble
Head of RIT Nanophotonics Group, Associate Professor
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Stefan Preble

Stefan Preble
Head of RIT Nanophotonics Group, Associate Professor
PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering, 2007, Cornell University; B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 2002, Rochester Institute of Technology
R. Roger Remington
Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design
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R. Roger Remington

R. Roger Remington
Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design
MS in Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1990, BFA in Art & Design, Rochester Institute of Technology 1958, AAS in Art & Design, Rochester Institute of Technology 1956
Bruce Smith
Director of the Microsystems Engineering Ph.D. program
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Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith
Director of the Microsystems Engineering Ph.D. program
B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. Imaging Science, RIT
Sean Rommel
Associate Professor
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Sean Rommel

Sean Rommel
Associate Professor
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1996; Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2000
Michael Zemcov
Assistant Professor
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Michael Zemcov

Michael Zemcov
Assistant Professor
PhD. in Physics, 2006, Cardiff University, United Kingdom; B.S. in Physics, May 2003, University of British Columbia, Canada
Jing Zhang
Assistant Professor 
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Jing Zhang

Jing Zhang
Assistant Professor 
PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2013, Lehigh University; B.S. in Electronic Science and Technology, 2009, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Ben Zwickl
Project Leader, Photonics and Optics Workforce Education Research (POWER), Assistant Professor
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Ben Zwickl

Ben Zwickl
Project Leader, Photonics and Optics Workforce Education Research (POWER), Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Physics, Yale University, 2012
Precision Optical Transceivers
Industry Partner
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Precision Optical Transceivers

Precision Optical Transceivers
Industry Partner
Precision Optical Transceivers is a manufacturer of optical transceivers and related active/passive optical components. For over a decade Precision Optical Transceivers have helped to build networks around the globe by providing high quality custom-engineered optical solutions quickly at a low cost. Precision Optical Transceivers is a part of the Future Photon Initiative Industry Partner Program.