Assistant professor of physics
areas of expertise: physics, dark matter, astrophysics, particle physics, astrophysics, cosmology, low-temperature physics, solid-state physics
Enectalí Figueroa-Feliciano received a BS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez in 1995. He earned his masters and PhD in physics at Stanford University working with professors Blas Cabrera and Arthur B. C. Walker. Upon graduation from Stanford in 2001, he became an astrophysicist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
He is the principal investigator for the Micro-X sounding rocket, and a member of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search collaboration, the International X-ray Observatory Instrument Working Group, the Generation-X Mission team, and the X-ray Quantum Calorimeter sounding rocket team.
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