At Rochester, we recognize the value of collaboration in moving research forward. We push boundaries to ask and answer some of humankind’s toughest questions.
Adam Frank, professor of physics and astronomy, uses his knowledge to forward public discourse about the universe—even serving as an expert for Marvel’s Doctor Strange and Netflix’s Alien Worlds.
Gregory Heyworth, an English professor and scholar of medieval literature, runs a multispectral imaging lab where he recovers the words and images of cultural heritage objects that have been lost to time.
Neuroscientist Maiken Nedergaard is the first researcher to describe the brain’s unique cleaning process, which could be key to treating neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.
Chunlei Guo, a professor in the Institute of Optics, is working to develop alternative sanitation systems to address the problems associated with the lack of clean water in Africa.
Professor Jannick Rolland, a pioneer in augmented and virtual reality, directs the Center for Freeform Optics, a federally supported collaboration to push the boundaries of optical systems.
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