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Zoran Ninkov

Zoran Ninkov portrait
Email:
zninkov@nsf.gov
Phone:
(703) 292-2533
Fax:
(702) 292-9034
Room:
W 9147
Organization:
AST
Title:
Program Director

Program Responsibilities:
Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation (ATI)
Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants (AAG)

Biography:

Advanced Technologies & Instrumentation Program
Division of Astronomical Sciences
Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences
National Science Foundation

·       B.Sc. (1st Class Honours), in Physics, from the University of Western Australia

·       M.Sc., in Physical Chemistry from Monash University, Australia

·       Ph.D. in the Department of Geophysics & Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Canada

·       Curtin University, Research Scientist (1985)

·       University of Rochester, Research Associate in Infrared Astronomy (1985-1988)

·       Institute for Space & Terrestrial Science, Toronto, Cana (1989)

·       Rochester Institute of Technology, Professor, Center for Imaging Science and Astrophysical Sciences & Technology Graduate program (since 1989)

·       Pixel Physics and GSI Inc., Founder (2005-2012)

·       Member:  the American Astronomical Society (AAS); the International Astronomical Union (IAU);

·       Areas of interest/expertise: Astronomical Instrumentation, Detectors, Planet Detection, Stellar Astronomy, improving student laboratories,  and improving industrial collaboration with academic s