Steven Ivancic Avatar

Steven Ivancic

Research Associate

Steven is a scientific research professional in Rochester, New York investigating the behavior of ionized material at high pressures. He is currently the Chair of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in Rochester, and has been active in the community for the last 7 years. His interests...
See More


Research Associate  
University of Rochester, May 2007 to Present

Design experiments to be carried out on ultra-high power laser physics facility. Wrote scientific image processing software in MATLAB for data analysis. Scientific imaging expertise includes high-energy proton radiography, x-ray radiography, x-ray spectroscopy, and optical imaging with film, image plate and CCD based sensors.

Research Intern  
Laboratory for Laser Energetics, January 2006 to January 2007

Intern in Optical & Imaging Science group. Performed metrology on precision optics using a ZYGO interferometer to characterize wavefront. Specific experience in DUV photolithography and optical patterning of dielectric layers.


University of Rochester  
Master of Science (M.S.), Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 2008 to Jan, 2010

Doctor of Philosophy, May, 2007 to May, 2011

University of Rochester  
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 2004 to Jan, 2008