Dr. Marc S. Seigar

Astrophysics Research Group

University of Minnesota Duluth

Image credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Harvard-Smithsonian CfA/NOAO



Dr. Marc Seigar is Associate Dean of the Swenson College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Formerly, he was the Head of the Department of Physics & Astronomy. He also holds adjunct positions at the Minnesota Institute of Astrophysics and the Arkansas Space Center. His research is focused on the structure, morphology and dynamics of galaxies and their dark matter halos and the nature of the dark matter particle.

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His work uses data collected at a variety of ground-based and space-based observatories:

Hubble Space Telescope
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Lick Observatory
Spitzer Space Telescope

He is involved in the following projects:

The Arkansas Galaxy Evolution Survey (AGES)
DarkSide: A Dark Matter Detector
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
The H-alpha Galaxy Survey (HaGS)
The SCUBA HAlf Degree Extragalactic Survey (SHADES)