Staff Directory

Zoran Ninkov

Zoran Ninkov portrait
(703) 292-2533
(702) 292-9034
W 9147
Program Director

Program Responsibilities:
Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation for the Astronomical Sciences (ATI)
Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants (AAG)


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, Department of Applied Physics, Research Scientist (1985)

University of Rochester, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Research Associate in Infrared Astronomy (1985-1988)

Institute for Space & Terrestrial Science, Toronto, Canada , Research Scientist (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 enhancing industrial collaboration with academia.