- Ed.M.: Science and the Public, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y., 2008
- B.S.: Physics, Manhattan College, New York, 1985
- National Merit Scholar, 1981
John G. Radzilowicz is director of science education at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. In this position, he serves as both the science center's chief scientist and chief education officer. This position is responsible for the development and/or review of all program and exhibition science content as well as for the supervision of the research and development of all educational programming. The director of science education also oversees staff professional development, including training in science content, educational practices and delivery methods. The director also takes the lead in the Carnegie Science Center's internal educational research and evaluation efforts, as well as with all outside relationships and partnerships related to science and education.
Radzilowicz also is an adjunct professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh.
His previous positions at the Carnegie Science Center include director of visitor experience, director of immersive theaters and director of the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and Observatory.
He also served as education director and then associate director and chief operating officer at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center (formerly the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium), in Concord, N.H.
Radzilowicz has a background in secondary education, as well. He was a high school physics/earth science teacher and then assistant chair of the science department at Sacred Heart High School, in Yonkers, N.Y. He also was a high school physics teacher at Keene High School in New Hampshire.
- Radzilowicz, John G., “The Attitudes of Science Center Visitors Toward a Human Body Exhibition”, University at Buffalo/UMI Publishing, 2008
- Radzilowicz, John G., “Starstruck: Lifelong Learning and the Carnegie Science Center”, ASTC: Dimensions, Association of Science and Technology Centers, July/August 2003
- Radzilowicz, John G., and Jan M. Derby, Finding the Moon, Hudson, New Hampshire: Delta Education, 1996
- Radzilowicz, John G., and Jan M. Derby, Earth, Moon and Sun, Hudson, New Hampshire: Delta Education, 1994
- Radzilowicz, John G., “3-D Dipper”, Project SPICA Handbook, Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 1994
- Astronomy and space science newspaper columnist, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 1996-2006
- Author/director of more than two dozen major planetarium shows
- Astoronomy instructor, University of Pittsburgh's Center for Lifetime Learning/Osher Center, 2001-present
- SPICA Agent — Support Program for Instructional Competency in Astronomy, teacher trainer, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 1991-1998
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Center for Inquiry — Pittsburgh (Board Member)
- American Physical Society (Education Award Selection Committee)
- American Astronomical Society
- International Planetarium Society (Education Committee Member)
- Giant Screen Cinema Association
- Museum Film Network
- National Science Teachers Association
- Department of Early, Middle and Special Education
- M.E. Elementary Education: STEM Education Track