Adam W. Rengstorf, Ph.D.

Interim Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics and Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Director of the Northwest Indiana Robotic (NIRo) Observatory

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Adam Rengstorf teaches all levels of physics lecture and lab, gen-ed, astronomy and upper-level astrophysics courses. He also oversees all observing campaigns and undergraduate research projects at NIRo Observatory.

Adam Rengstorf is pictured.


(219) 989-2624

Office Location:

Hammond Campus, GYTE 268


  • Ph.D. – Astronomy, Indiana University
  • M.A. – Astronomy, Indiana University
  • B.S. – Physics, Binghamton University

Areas of Expertise

  • Near-Earth Asteroid Monitoring
  • Asteroid Light Curve Analysis
  • Quasar Variability Time Variable Phenomenon
  • Time-Series Analysis Techniques