Professor Donald Kurtz

Emeritus ProfessorSchool of Engineering and Computing

Don Kurtz was born in San Diego, California, to an American father and Canadian mother. He obtained his PhD in astronomy from the University of Texas at Austin in 1976, then spent 24 years in South Africa at the University of Cape Town, where he was Professor and Life Fellow. He then moved in 2000 to the University of Central Lancashire, where he was Professor of Astrophysics for 20 years.