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Zoran Ninkov

Professor

Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science
College of Science

585-475-7195
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Office Mailing Address
Center for Imaging Science Rochester Institute of Technology 54 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester NY 14623-560

Zoran Ninkov

Professor

Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science
College of Science

Education

BSc (1st Class Honours), University of Western Australia (Physics); MSc, Monash University (Chemistry); Ph.D., University of British Columbia (Geophysics and Astronomy)

585-475-7195

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Journal Paper
Raisanen, Alan D., et al. "Simulation of Practical Single-Pixel Wire Grid Polarizers for Superpixel Stokes Vector Imaging Arrays." Optical Engineering 51. 016201 (2012) Print.
Raisanen, Alan D., et al. "Simulation of Practical Single-Pixel Wire Grid Polarizers for Superpixel Stokes Vector Imaging Arrays." Optical Engineering 51. 1 (2011): NA. Print.
Published Conference Proceedings
Herweg, Jared, et al. "SpecTIR Hyperspectral Airborne Rochester Experiment Data Collection Campaign." Proceedings of the Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XVIII. Baltimore, Maryland: n.p., 2012. Print.
Published Article
Fourspring, K.D., Z. Ninkov, J.P. Kerekes. “Scattered light in a DMD based multi-object spectrometer.” Proceedings of Modern Technologies in Space-and Ground-based Telescopes and Instrumentation, SPIE, SPIE Astronomical Instrumentation, 7739 (June 2010): 1-9. Print. " 
Fourspring, K.D., Z. Ninkov, J.P. Kerekes. “Subpixel Scatter in Digital Micromirror Devices.” ProceedingsEmerging Digital Micromirror Device BasedSystems and Applications II, Photonics West, 7596 (January 2010): n.p. Print. " 
Rhodes, D.B.; Z. Ninkov, J.L. Pipher, C.W. McMurtry, J.D.Newman, P.K. Lee, G.J Gosian, M.D. Presnar. “Synthetic scene building for testing thermal signature tracking algorithms.” Remote Sensing System Engineering III, SPIE, System Performance Modeling, 7813 781309 (2010): n.p. Print.

Currently Teaching

ASTP-899
1 - 3 Credits
This course is a faculty-directed tutorial of appropriate topics that are not part of the formal curriculum. The level of study is appropriate for a PhD-level student.
ASTP-891
0 Credits
Continuation of Thesis
IMGS-890
1 - 6 Credits
Doctoral-level research by the candidate on an appropriate topic as arranged between the candidate and the research advisor.
IMGS-790
1 - 6 Credits
Masters-level research by the candidate on an appropriate topic as arranged between the candidate and the research advisor.
ASTP-791
0 Credits
Continuation of Thesis
ASTP-790
1 - 3 Credits
Masters-level research by the candidate on an appropriate topic as arranged between the candidate and the research advisor.
ASTP-890
1 - 6 Credits
Dissertation research by the candidate for an appropriate topic as arranged between the candidate and the research advisor.
IMGS-891
0 Credits
Continuation of Thesis
IMGS-528
3 Credits
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with hands-on experience in building a CCD camera. The course provides the basics of CCD operation including an overview, CCD clocking, analog output circuitry, cooling, and evaluation criteria.
IMGS-628
3 Credits
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with hands-on experience in building a CCD camera. The course provides the basics of CCD operation including an overview, CCD clocking, analog output circuitry, cooling, and evaluation criteria.

In the News

  • March 29, 2018

    Using cinema technology for space missions

    RIT scientist Zoran Ninkov is developing and testing an astronomical imager inspired by an Oscar-award winning cinema projection system. The RIT astronomical imaging system is competing with other technologies for deployment on future NASA space missions for surveying star and galaxy clusters.