Technical/Field Staff

Peter Xanthaky


Research Technician



Peter grew up in Huntington/Dix Hills, NY and moved to Oneonta, NY in 1983. Peter has lived a life full of travel nationwide and outdoor activities. After a long career in foodservice and resort hospitality, Peter retired into a more intellectual endeavor and is now pursuing a career in electrical engineering. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Peter has been to many of the best national and state parks for hiking and camping. Joining RATES has allowed Peter to combine his passion for outdoor and indoor science activities. 


BS / 2022 / Electrical Engineering Technology / SUNY Canton 
AAS / 2020 / Electrical Engineering Technology / SUNY Canton 


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 

Tau Alpha Pi, Mu Chapter  

Project Experience 

  • Field work 
  • Equipment maintenance 
  • Real-Time Hydrologic Stations (RTHS) installation and maintenance 
  • Production of surface mount electronic designs 
  • Quality assurance testing 
  • Purchasing