Ritter Astrophysical Research Center

Faculty: Dr. Marc Seigar

Dr. Marc Seigar

Dean, College of Natural Science and Mathematics, and Professor

Ph.D., Liverpool Astrophysics Research Institute, 1998
B.Sc., Imperial College London, U.K., 1993



View Dr. Seigar's Publications

Research and Teaching Interests

Before joining The University of Toledo as Dean of NSM in 2021, he was a program director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences at NSF. He has also served as Associate Dean of the Swenson College of Science and Engineering and Head of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He is a major user of optical and infrared space- and ground-based facilities. His research is focused on the structure and dynamics of nearby galaxies, particularly disk galaxies.

areas of expertise

  • Galaxy structure and dynamics
  • Galaxy morphology
  • Spiral structure
  • Infrared instrumentation

Dr. Seigar's Website

View Dr. Seigar's NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) page for bibliography.


Last Updated: 6/27/22