Marc S Seigar

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overview

  • Marc Seigar joined The University of Toledo as Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in August of 2021.

    Marc earned a B.Sc. in Physics from Imperial College London in the U.K. in 1993 and a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the Liverpool Astrophysics Research Institute in 1998. Marc joined The University of Toledo as Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in August of 2021.

    After obtaining his Ph.D., Marc went onto various research positions at Ghent University (in Belgium), the Joint Astronomy Centre (in Hilo, Hawaii) and the University of California Irvine. He then went onto a tenure-track faculty position at the University of Arkansas. In 2014, he was hired as Head of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he also spent three years as Associate Dean of the Swenson College of Science and Engineering. Just before joining UToledo, from 2020 to 2021, Marc served as a Program Director (rotator) in the Division of Astronomical Sciences in the National Science Foundation.

    Marc’s area of scholarship is astronomy and astrophysics. He studies nearby galaxies and is particularly interested in galaxy dynamics, structure and morphology. Throughout his career, Marc has made use of data from various astronomical observatories, such as the Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer, Gemini, and facilities at Kitt Peak and Lick observatories.

    Personal research website: www.marcseigar.com.

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  • Marc S Seigar

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