Terry Matilsky | Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Rutgers University
Current Position and Past Experience
Terry Matilsky is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University. He has been on the faculty for over 35 years. Before that, he worked with Nobel Prize-winner Riccardo Giacconi on Uhuru, NASA’s first dedicated X-ray satellite.
Education, Honors and Achievements
Matilsky earned his B.S. from the University of Michigan in 1967. In 1971, he earned his Ph. D from Princeton University.
Matilsky is the winner of the 2012 Richard H. Emmons prize of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for lifetime contributions to the teaching of undergraduate astronomy.