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Arthur I. Bienenstock

Arthur I. Bienenstock, Professor (Emeritus)

Address: H-Star Institute/Wallenberg Research Link
Building 10
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2061
E-mail: arthurb@stanford.edu
Research Group: http://mse.stanford.edu/index.html
Education B.S., 1955, M.S., 1957, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. Ph.D., 1962, Harvard University.
Professional Academic History National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow AERE, Harwell, England, 1962-1963. Assistant Professor, Applied Physics, Harvard University, 1963-1967. Visiting Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Center for Materials Research, Stanford, 1966. Associate Professor, Applied Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford, 1967-1972. Professor, Applied Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford, 1972-present. Professor and Director, SSRL, 1978-1997. Associate Director, SLAC, 1992-1997. Associate Director for Science, Office of Science and Technology Policy, 1997-2001. Director, Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, 2002-2003. Vice Provost and Dean of Research and Graduate Policy, 2003-2006; Professor Emeritus, Departments of Photon Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Applied Physics, Stanford University, 2010 – present.
Awards and Honors Recipient of the Pittsburgh Diffraction Society's Sidhu Award, 1968. Distinguished Alumnus Award of the Polytechnic Institute of New York Alumni Association, 1977. Rector's Lecture and Medal, University of Helsinki, 1994. Ph.D. (Honorary), Polytechnic University, 1998. Distinguished Contribution to Research Administration Award, Society of Research Administrators, 2000. Fellow, American Physical Society. Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member, American Crystallographic Association. Member, Materials Research Society. Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Research Interests Determination of atomic arrangements in physically interesting amorphous materials using x-ray diffraction and extended x-ray absorption structure.

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Professor Gordon E. Brown, Jr.

Gordon E. Brown, Jr., Professor

Address: Geological & Environmental Sciences
MC 2115
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305-2115
Phone: 650-723-9168
Fax: 650-725-2199
E-mail: gordon.brown@stanford.edu
Research Group: http://pangea.stanford.edu/saag/
Website: http://pangea.stanford.edu/people/faculty/gordon-brown
Education B.S.,1965, Millsaps College. M.S., 1968, Ph.D., 1970, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Professional Academic History

NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Earth & Space Sciences, SUNY Stony Brook, 1970-1971. Assistant Professor, Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University, 1971-1973. Scientific Collaborator, Chemistry Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1972-1973. Assistant to Associate Professor, Geology, Stanford, 1973-1979. Visiting Professor, High Temperature Chemistry and Ceramics Division, Sandia National Laboratory, 1983. Visiting Professor, Laboratoire Mineralogie-Cristallographie, Université de Paris 6 & 7, 1984 and 1998-1999. Professor in the School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University, 1986-present. Chairman, Department of Geology, Stanford University, 1986-1992. Co-Director, NSF Center for Materials Research, Stanford, 1987-1990. D.W. Kirby Professor of Earth Sciences, Stanford, 1991-present. Chair, SSRL Faculty, 1998-2007. Professor, Photon Science, 1992-present. Professor (by courtesy) Chemical Engineering, Stanford, 2008–present. Director, Stanford-NSF Environmental Molecular Science Institute, 2004-2011.

Awards and Honors

Elected Foreign Member, Academia Europaea, 2013. Ian Campbell Medal for Superlative Service to the Geosciences, 2012. Patterson Medal, Geochemical Society for environmental geochemistry research, 2007. Roebling Medal, Mineralogical Society of America, for lifetime achievement in mineralogy and crystallography, 2007. Hawley Medal, Mineralogical Association of Canada for synchrotron-based spectroscopic studies of silicate liquids, 2007. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors 2007 Outstanding Paper Award, 2007. Distinguished Lecturer, Distinguished Lecturer Series on Frontier Applications of Synchrotron Radiation, Cornell University, 2004. Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2000. Fellow, Geochemical Society, 1999. Fellow, European Association of Geochemistry, 1999. Fellow, Geological Society of America, 1997. Docteur Honoris Causa degree, Universite Paris 7, 1997. Elected President, Mineralogical Society of America, 1996-1997. Fellow Mineralogical Society of America, 1975.

Professional Academic History

My research interests involve six main areas: (1) chemistry/geochemistry of mineral surfaces and their reactivity with aqueous metal complexes, organic matter, and microbial organisms; (2) structure and properties of natural and manufactured nanoparticles; (3) environmental chemistry/geochemistry of heavy metal and actinide contaminants; (4) CO2 sequestration through mineral carbonation reactions; (5) geochemistry and surface chemistry of energy critical elements; (6) structure-property relationships of silicate liquids and glasses. The first four areas focus on the sequestration, transport, and transformations of environmental contaminants (e.g., mercury, lead, arsenic, uranium, silver nanoparticles, CO2) in aquatic systems and earth materials; the fifth represents a new research area that involves the coordination/surface chemistry of rare earth elements; and the sixth focuses on the high-temperature geochemistry of silicate magmas and their trace elements. In these studies, my students and I utilize various types of microscopic measurements (spectroscopic, scattering, and imaging) utilizing the very intense x-rays from synchrotron radiation sources as well as laboratory-based characterization (e.g. ,TEM and electron microprobe) and experimental studies (e.g., high temperature-high pressure studies of the interaction of supercritical CO2-H2O mixtures with Mg-silicates).


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Professor Axel T. Brunger

Axel T. Brunger, Professor

Address: Molecular and Cellular Physiology
J.H. Clark Center, Room E300-C
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305-5432
Phone: 650-736-1031
E-mail: brunger@stanford.edu
Research Group: http://atbweb.stanford.edu
Education Vordiplom, 1977, Diplom, 1980, University of Hamburg, Germany. Ph. D., 1982,  Technical University of Munich,Germany.
Professional Academic History NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry Department, Harvard University, 1982-1983. Postdoctoral Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, 1984. Research Associate, Chemistry Department, Harvard University, 1985-1987. Assistant Professor, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale Univ., 1987-1991. Assistant Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1987-1992. 1991-1993 Associate Professor, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University, 1991-1993. Associate Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1992-1995. Professor, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University, 1993-2000. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1995-present. Professor, Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Neurology & Neurological Sciences, and Professor of Photon Science, Stanford University and SLAC, 2000-present.
Awards and Honors National Mathematics Competition Prize, Germany, 1975; Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes Fellowship, 1976-1982; NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1982-1983; Röntgen Prize in Biosciences, University of Würzburg, Germany, 1995; Gregori Aminoff Prize, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 2003; Member of The National Academy of Sciences, 2005; DeLano Award, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2011.
Research Interests One of my major goals is to decipher the molecular mechanism of synaptic neurotransmitter release by conducting single-molecule/particle reconstitution and imaging experiments, combined with high-resolution structural studies of the synaptic vesicle fusion machinery by X-ray crystallography. A second goal is to develop advanced biomolecular imaging methods at the molecular scale.

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Professor Philip H. Bucksbaum

Philip H. Bucksbaum, Professor

Address: PULSE/Photon Science (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd. MS 59
Menlo Park CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-5337
E-mail: phb@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://pulse.slac.stanford.edu
Website: http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/faculty/bucksbaum.html
Education Harvard University A.B. 1975; University of California, Berkeley M.A. 1978; University of California, Berkeley Ph.D. 1980.
Professional Academic History Post-doctoral research at AT&T Bell Laboratories, and at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories, 1980 – 1982. Adjunct Assoc. Prof. of Applied Physics, Columbia University, 1989 – 1990. Principal Investigator Member of Technical Staff, Physics Research Division, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1982 – 1990. Professor of Physics, University of Michigan, 1990 - 1998. Otto Laporte Collegiate Professor of Physics, University of Michigan, 1998 – 2006. Peter Franken Distinguished University Professor of Physics, University of Michigan, 2005 – 2006. Professor, Departments of Photon Science, Physics, and Applied Physics, Stanford University, 2005 – present. Director of PULSE, the Stanford Photon Ultrafast Laser Science and Engineering Center, 2005 – present. Chair, Photon Science Faculty, 2007-2010; Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor of Natural Science, 2009-present; Visiting Professor of Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 2013.
Awards and Honors Professor Bucksbaum is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), a Fellow of the America Physical Society, and the Optical Society of America. He is Editor of VJUltrafast, the APS Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science, and a recipient of the 2000 Margaret and Herman Sokol Faculty Award in the Sciences.
Research Interests Non-linear optics, precision measurements, high-intensity physics, ultrafast laser physics.

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Professor Robert Byer

Robert L. Byer, Professor

Address: Applied Physics
Ginzton Lab/Nano Center 214
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-4088
Phone: 650-723-0226
E-mail: rlbyer@stanford.edu
Education B.A. Physics, University of California, Berkeley 1964; M.S. Applied Physics, Stanford University 1967; PhD. Applied Physics, Stanford University 1969.
Professional Academic History Spectra Physics, Mountain View, CA 1964-1965; Assistant Professor, Applied Physics, Stanford University 1969-1974; Associate Professor, Applied Physics, Stanford University 1974-1979; Professor Applied Physics, Stanford University 1979-present; Chair, Department of Applied Physics 1980-1983; Associate Dean, Humanities and Sciences 1984-1986; Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Stanford University 1987-1992; Director, Center for Nonlinear Optical Materials 1992-2000; Chair, Department of Applied Physics 1999-2002; Co-director Stanford Photonics Research Center 2000-present; Director, Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory 1997-2006; Director, Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory 2006-2009; Professor, Photon Science 2010-present.
Awards and Honors I.B.M. Fellow, International Business Machines 1969; Adolph Lomb Medal, Optical Society of America 1972; R. V. Pole Memorial Lecture, Conference On Lasers and Electro-Optics 1987; Quantum Electronics Award, Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 1996; R. W. Wood Prize, Optical Society of America 1998; A. L. Schawlow Award, Laser Institute of America 1998; IEEE Third Millennium Medal, Laser and Electro-Optics Society 2000; Distinction in Photonics Award, Spectra Photonics 2004; IEEE Photonics Award 2009; Willis E. Lamb Award 2009; Frederic Ives Medal 2009.
Research Interests Accelerator Physics, AMO Physics, Astrophysics, Laser Physics, Materials Science, Nano Sci/Eng, Photonics, Precision Measurement, Quantum Metrology, Synchrotron Radiation, Ultrafast Science, X-Ray Physics.

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Professor Bruce M. Clemens

Bruce M. Clemens, Professor

Address: Materials Science and Engineering
McCullough 357/ 476 Lomita Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2204
Phone: 650-725-7455
E-mail: clemens@soe.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www.stanford.edu/group/glam/
Education B.S. Colorado School of Mines - Engineering Physics (1978) M.S. California Institute of Technology - Applied Physics (1979) Ph.D. California Institute of Technology - Applied Physics (1983)
Professional Academic History Senior Research Scientist, General Motors Research Laboratories, Warren Michigan 1983-1987, Visiting Scientist, Hughes Research Laboratories, Malibu California, 1988, Visiting Professor, Caltech, 1988, Assistant Professor, Stanford University 1989-94, Associate Professor, Stanford University, 1994-2000, Professor, Stanford University, 2000-present. Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2000-present.
Awards and Honors Recipient of the ASM Silver Metal for Research, elected to the Board of Directors of the Materials Research Society.
Research Interests Metal thin films, superlattices, interfaces, interface reactions, metastable phases, magnetic materials, magneto-transport, nanostructured materials, x-ray diffraction.

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Associate Professor Yi Cui

Yi Cui, Associate Professor

Address: Materials Science and Engineering
McCullough 343/ 476 Lomita Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-4045
Phone: 650-723-4613
E-mail: yicui@stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www.stanford.edu/group/cui_group/
Education B.S., Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) 1993-1998; Ph.D., Harvard University 2002; Miller Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley 2003-2005.
Professional Academic History Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, 2005-2010; Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, 2010-present; David Filo and Jerry Yang Faculty Scholar, 2010-2014; Photon Science Faculty, Stanford University, 2011-present.
Awards and Honors Materials Research Society Graduate Student Gold Medal Award (2001); Foresight Institute Distinguished Graduate Student Award in Nanotechnology (2002); Miller Research Fellowship (2003); Technology Review World Top 100 Young Innovator Award (2004); Terman Fellowship (2008); MDV Innovators Award (2008); ONR Young Investigator Award (2008); KAUST Investigator Award (2008); Sloan Research Fellowship (2010); David Filo and Jerry Yang Faculty Scholar (2010-2014)
Research Interests Nanoscale phenomena and their applications broadly defined: Nanocrystal and nanowire synthesis and self-assembly; Electron transfer and transport in nanomaterials and at the nanointerface; Nanoscale electronic and photonic devices, batteries, solar cells, microbial fuel cells, water filters and chemical and biological sensors.

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Thomas Devereaux, Professor

Address: SIMES/Photon Science (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd., MS 72
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-4181
E-mail: tpd@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www.stanford.edu/~tpd
Education B.S., Mathematics and Physics, New York University, New York, NY, 1986. M.S., Physics, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1988. Ph.D., Physics, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR., 1991.
Professional Academic History U. S. Department of Education Graduate Fellow, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1989-1991. Post-doctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart, 1991-1993. Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California, Davis, CA, 1993-1996. Visiting Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada, summer, 1996. Assistant Professor, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1996-1999. Visiting Researcher, École Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielle, Paris, spring 2002, 2004-2006. Associate Professor, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, 1999-2006.  Sabbatical – visiting Associate Professor, Pacific Institute for Theoretical Physics & Dept. of Physics, UBC, Vancouver, 2005-2006. Associate Member, Pacific Institute for Theoretical Physics, UBC, Vancouver, 2005-present. Professor, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, 2006-2007. Professor, Photon Science Faculty, 2007-present. Deputy Director, SIMES, 2010-2011. Director, SIMES, 2011-present. SLAC Associate Lab Director for Photon Science, 2012-present. Senior Fellow, Precourt Institute for Energy, 2012-2015.
Awards and Honors U. S. Department of Education Fellowship, 1989-1991. Junior Scholar Incentive Award, George Washington University, 1998. Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2002-2006. Premier's Research Excellence Award, Province of Ontario, 2003. Scientist Research Fellowship, Embassy of France, 2005 & 2006. Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2008. Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2010-2011.
Research Interests Development of numerical methods and theories of photon-based spectroscopies of strongly correlated materials.

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Professor Sebastian Doniach

Sebastian Doniach, Professor

Address: Applied Physics
Ginzton Lab, MC: 4090
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305-4090
Phone: 650-723-4786
E-mail: sxdwc@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www.stanford.edu/group/glam/
Education B.A.,1954, Cambridge University, England. Ph.D., 1958, University of Liverpool, England.
Professional Academic History ICI Fellow, University of Liverpool, 1958-1960. Lecturer, Queen Mary College, 1960-1964 and at Imperial College, 1964-1966, University of London. Reader in Physics, Imperial College, 1967-1969, University of London. Professor, Applied Physics, Stanford, 1969-present. Professor Associé University of Paris, 1975-1976, 1978, 1982. JSPS Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo, 1978. Director, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (SSRL), 1973-1978. Affiliated Faculty, SSRL, 1979-1991. Visiting Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1987-1991. Chair of SSRL Faculty, 1992-1998. Professor, Photon Science, 1992-present. Professor, Physics, Stanford, 1996-present.
Awards and Honors Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Research Interests Theoretical physics of cooperative phenomena in condensed matter systems. Application of synchrotron radiation to structural studies of biological systems at the molecular level.

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Michael Dunne

Michael Dunne, Professor

Address: LCLS Directorate (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 19
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-2936
E-mail: mdunne@slac.stanford.edu
Website: Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) 
Education B.Sc. Physics, Imperial College London, 1990
Ph.D, Imperial College London, 1995
Professional Academic History Plasma Physics Research/Capability and Strategy Management, AWE Aldermaston, UK, 1995-2004; Visiting Professor of Physics, Imperial College, London, 2003 – 2014; Director, Central Laser Facility, Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), UK, 2006-2010; Director, Photon Science Department, Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), UK, 2007-2010; Director, Laser Fusion Energy, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2010 – 2014; Program Director, HAPLS, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2013 – 2014; Professor of Photon Science, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University, 2014 – present; Associate Laboratory Director for LCLS, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, 2014 - present.
Awards and Honors 2011 Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award from Fusion Power Associates
2007 Daiwa Adrian Prize for UK-Japan collaborative science
2003 Charlie Martin Award from AWE
Member of: AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science); APS (American Physical Society); EPS (European Physical Society); SPIE (the International Society for Optical Engineering); and IOP (the UK Institute of Physics). Fellow of the Royal Society (FRSA) for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce (from 2009).
Research Interests High power lasers, and the design, construction, operation and exploitation of photon science research facilities. His personal research focuses on the application of lasers to fusion energy, national security and a branch of fundamental science known as “laboratory astrophysics.”

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Kelly Gaffney

Kelly Gaffney, Associate Professor

Address: PULSE/Photon Science (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 59
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-2382
E-mail: kgaffney@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/gaffneygroup 
Education B.S., 1993, The Evergreen State College.
Ph.D., 2001, University of California, Berkeley.
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University, 2001-2003. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SSRL. Assistant Professor, Photon Science, 2004-2013; Associate Professor, Photon Science, 2013 - present; Vice Chair, Photon Science Faculty, 2013-2014; SLAC Associate Laboratory Director for SSRL, 2014-present.
Awards and Honors Member of the American Chemical Society and the American Physical Society.
Research Interests Using femtosecond x-ray pulses to study structural dynamics in condensed matter, with emphasis on chemical dynamics in biology and chemistry. This will involve the merger of linear accelerator generated x-rays with ultrafast optical lasers and the development of time resolved x-ray diffraction, scattering, and spectroscopy.

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John Galayda

John Galayda, Professor

Address: Accelerator Directorate (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 103
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-2371
E-mail: galayda@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/lcls/
Education B.A., 1970 Lehigh University.
Ph.D., 1977, Rutgers University
Professional Academic History Assistant Physicist, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1977- 1979. Associate (Project) Physicist, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1979- 1984. Group Leader, Diagnostics Group, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1984- 1985. Section Head; Computer/Controls/Diagnostics Section, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1985- 1987. Associate Chairman for Accelerators, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1987- 1990. Director of the Accelerator Systems Division, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, 1990- 1999. Deputy Associate Laboratory Director, Advance Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, 1999- 2001. Director, LCLS Construction, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, 2001- Present; Professor (Research), Photon Science and PPA (Particle Physics and Astrophysics) 2005-present.
Awards and Honors Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society, 1996. R&D Award for global feedback orbit control, 1989. Elected to Phi Beta Kappa, 1970; FEL Prize, 2012; APS Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators, 2013; Arthur H. Compton Award for implementing the first "top-up" operation in a synchrotron light source (APS), 2013.
Research Interests Manipulation and control of electron beams using laser light, the characteristics of synchrotron radiation from an FEL and beam-based feedback stabilization systems. The last topic is relevant to light sources based on storage rings and energy recover linacs as well as to FELs.

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Jerry Hastings, Professor

Address: LUSI/LCLS (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 102
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-3107
E-mail: jbh@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://photonscience.slac.stanford.edu/lusi/index.php
Education

B.Sc., 1970, Cornell University. M.Sc., 1973, Cornell University. Ph.D., 1975, Cornell University.

Professional Academic History Metallurgist, Metals & Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1974 – 1976. Research Associate, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, SLAC, 1976 1977. Senior Physicist, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1977 – 2001. Assistant Director, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, SLAC, 2001 -2007. Project Director, LCLS Ultrafast Science Instruments (LUSI), 2001 – present. Professor (Research), Photon Science, 2008 – present.
Awards and Honors

Brookhaven Laboratory R&D Award, 1997. Fellow, American Physical Society, 1997.  American Crystallographic Association, 1997. Sigma Xi, 1997.

Research Interests X-ray methodology, techniques and instrumentation for the study of ultrafast phenomena.

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Professor Britt Hedman

Britt Hedman, Professor

Address: SSRL (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 69
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-3052
E-mail: hedman@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/chemistry/
Education B.S., B.A., 1971, University of Umeå, Sweden. M.S., 1972, University of Umeå, Sweden. Ph.D., University of Umeå, Sweden, 1978.
Professional Academic History Research Associate (equiv), University of Umeå, Sweden, 1978-1982. Assistant Professor, University of Umeå, Sweden, 1982-1985. Senior Research Associate, SSRL, 1985-2001. Adjunct Professor, University of Umeå, Sweden, 1996-2002. Assistant Director, SSRL, 2001-2007. Professor (Research), SSRL, 2002-2007. Deputy Director, SSRL, 2005-2010. Professor, Photon Science, 2007-present. Vice Chair, Photon Science Faculty, 2007-2010; SSRL Science Director, 2010-present.  
Awards and Honors Swedish Natural Science Research Council Visitor Scholarship 1983. Farrel W. Lytle Award 2001. IXAS (International X-ray Absorption Society) Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of XAS 2009.
Research Interests Biophysical, Inorganic and Structural Chemistry: Development of methodology and instrumentation for x-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) and application to studies of electronic and geometric structures of active sites in metalloenzymes and generally in structural biology, bioinorganic mimetic systems, and inorganic systems.

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Professor Keith O. Hodgson

Keith O. Hodgson, Professor

Address: Photon Science (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 75
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-3153, 650-723-1328
E-mail: hodgson@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/chemistry/
Education B.S.,1969, University of Virginia. Ph.D., 1972, University of California, Berkeley.
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, 1973. Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Stanford, 1973-1979. Associate Professor, Chemistry, Stanford, 1979-1984. Professor, Chemistry, Stanford, 1984-present. Assistant Director, SSRL, 1980-1995. Deputy Director, SSRL, 1996-1997. Director, SSRL, 1997-2005. SLAC Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Science, 2005-2011. Howard H. and Jessie T. Watkins Stanford University Professor of Chemistry and Photon Science, 2002-2010; SLAC Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs, 2007-present; David Mulvane Ersham and Edward Curtis Franklin Professor of Chemistry and Photon Science, 2010-present.
Awards and Honors Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, 1976-78; Sidhu X-ray Diffraction Award, 1978; Robert A. Welch Foundation Lecturer, 1981; Guest Professor, Xiamen University, PRC, 1984; E.O. Lawrence Award, 2002; Elected to the National Academy of Sciences, 2011.
Research Interests Inorganic, Biophysical and Structural Chemistry: The use of x-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) to investigate the electronic and structural environment of specific metal constituents in non-crystalline macromolecular systems. The use of high-intensity synchrotron radiation for diffraction studies of proteins and phasing by anomalous scattering methods.

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Professor Norbert Holtkamp

Norbert Holtkamp, Professor

Address: Accelerator Directorate (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 33
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-7449
E-mail: Norbert.Holtkamp@slac.stanford.edu
Education Theses of Diploma in Physics, Freie Universitaet of Berlin, 1987; Ph.D. in Physics, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, 1990.
Professional Academic History Research Staff, Berliner Elektronenspeicherring Gesellschaft für Synchrotronstrahlung (BESSY GMbH), 1987-1988; Research Associate, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, 1990-1992; Sabbatical at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), 1991; Head of the Research Group responsible for the development of a normal conducting Linear Collider concept (S-Band Linear Collider), and Department Head for Linear Accelerators, Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg, 1992-1998; Senior Staff, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Muon Collider/Neutrino factory research, Linear Colliders, Main Injector Commissioning and Operation, 1998-2000; Division Director, Accelerator Systems, Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2001-2006; Principal Deputy Director General, ITER Organization (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), Cadarache, 2006-2010; Professor, PPA (Particle Physics and Astrophysics) and Photon Science, 2010-present; SLAC Associate Lab Director for the Accelerator Directorate, SLAC, 2010-2014; Deputy Director, SLAC, 2013-present.
Awards and Honors Member of the American Physical Society, 1999-present; Fellow of the APS, 2007 – present; Member of IEEE, 2001-present; Senior Member IEEE, 2005-present; Award for outstanding technical leadership in the Science and Technology area from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2004; Member of European Physical Society (EPS), 2006-present; EPS-AG Gersh Budker Prize, 2008.
Research Interests
  • Electromagnetic eigenmodes in accelerating structures used for charged particle acceleration
  • Higher Order Modes (HOMs) in accelerating structures and their impact on beams
  • Muon accelerator methods
  • Normal- and Superconducting accelerator technology
  • How power proton beams, related beam diagnostics and application
  • Industrial application of accelerators
  • Electron storage rings, Synchrotron light sources and FELs
  • The Energy Challenge, fusion devices and plasma physics
  • Science on an international scale

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Professor Zhirong Huang

Zhirong Huang, Associate Professor

Address: Accelerator Directorate (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 26
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-3947
E-mail: zrh@slac.stanford.edu
Group Website: Accelerator Research Division
 
Education B.S. California Institute of Technology, 1992; Ph.D. Physics, Stanford University, 1998.
Professional Academic History Assistant Physicist, Argonne National Lab 1998 – 2001; Physicist, Argonne National Lab 2001-2002; Staff Scientist, SLAC 2002 – 2011; FEL Physics Group Leader, SLAC 2010 – 2011; FEL R&D Program Leader, SLAC 2011 – Present; Senior Staff Scientist, SLAC 2011 – 2012; Associate Professor, Photon Science and PPA, SLAC and Stanford University, 2013 – Present.
Awards and Honors Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Beam Physics Award 1999; Department of Energy Secretary’s Appreciation Award for LCLS Commissioning 2010; US Particle Accelerator School (USPAS) Prize for Achievement in Accelerator Physics and Technology 2011.
Research Interests
  • High-brightness electron and photon beams
  • X-ray free-electron lasers and applications
  • Beam-radiation interactions in accelerator systems
  • Advanced acceleration and radiation generation concepts
Current Research

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Professor Harold Y. Hwang

Harold Y. Hwang, Professor

Address: Applied Physics
McCullough 344/476 Lomita Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-4045
Phone: 650-725-8978
E-mail: hyhwang@stanford.edu
 
Education B.S. & M.S. Electrical Engineering, B.S.Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993; Ph.D. Physics, Princeton University, 1997.
Professional Academic History Member of Technical Staff, Materials Physics Research, Bell Laboratories, 1996-2003; Associate Professor (2003-2008), Professor (2009-2010), Advanced Materials and Applied Physics, University of Tokyo; Professor, Applied Physics and Photon Science, Stanford University and SLAC, 2010-present.
Awards and Honors Japan Science and Technology Agency Sakigake Fellowship 2003-2006, 2006-2009 ; Mitsubishi Foundation Award 2004; Materials Research Society Outstanding Young Investigator Award 2005; TEPCO Foundation Award 2007; IBM Japan Science Prize (Physics) 2008. Fellow, Americal Physical Society 2011. Ho-Am Prize in Science 2013. EPS (European Physical Society)  Condensed Matter Division Europhysics Prize 2014.
Research Interests Materials Physics: Probing correlated electrons at artificial interfaces and in confined systems; Atomic scale synthesis and control of complex oxide heterostructures; Low-dimensional superconductivity; Novel devices based on interface states in oxides.

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Professor Kent Irwin

Kent Irwin, Professor

Address: Physics (Stanford University)
Particle Physics and Astrophysics (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 29
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-5534
E-mail: kdirwin@slac.stanford.edu
 
Education M.S. 1995, Stanford University; Ph.D. 1995, Stanford University.
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral Researcher, NIST, 1995-1996; Physicist, NIST, 1996-2002; Supervisory Physicist, NIST, 2002-2007; Professor Adjoint, Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences, Univ. of Colorado, 2006-2013; NIST Fellow, 2007-2013; Professor of Physics and of Particle Physics and Astrophysics and Photon Science at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, 2013 – present.
Awards and Honors Arthur S. Flemming Award, George Washington University, 2006; Joseph F. Keithley Award, American Physical Society, 2007; Fellow, American Physical Society, 2007; Department of Commerce Gold Medal, DOC, 2012.
Research Interests Experiments to probe the nature of dark matter and dark energy, gravity at large scales, the mass and number of neutrino species, the characteristics of inflation and the cosmic gravity wave background, and the evolution of structure and disposition of baryonic matter in the universe.

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Professor Chi-Chang Kao

Chi-Chang Kao, Director

Address: Director's Office (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 75
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-3699
E-mail: CKao@slac.stanford.edu
 
Education B.S. Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1980; Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, 1988.
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral Research Associate, Brookhaven National Laboratory,1988-90; Assistant Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1990-92; Associate Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1992-94; Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1994-97; Physicist with tenure, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1997; Senior Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2001; Associate Chairman for User Science, NSLS, 2001-2005; Adjunct Professor, Physics Department, Stony Brook University, 2003-2010; Deputy and Interim Chairman, NSLS, 2005-2006; Chairman, NSLS, 2006-2010; Visiting Scientist, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution, Washington, 2008- present; Director, Joint Photon Sciences Institute, BNL/SBU, 2008- 2010; Professor, Photon Science, 2010-present; SLAC Associate Laboratory Director for SSRL, 2010-2012; Acting SLAC Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Science, 2012; SLAC Director, 2012 - present.
Awards and Honors Fellow, American Physical Society, 2006. Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2010.
Research Interests Development of experimental techniques using synchrotron radiation, and their applications to condensed matter physics and materials science. In particular, the development of soft-x-ray resonant magnetic scattering for magnetism research, high-resolution inelastic x-ray scattering for the study of electronic excitations in condensed matters, and x-ray spectroscopy for the study of electronic structures of materials under high pressure.

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Professor Young Lee

Young Lee, Professor

Address: Applied Physics (Stanford University)
SIMES/Photon Science (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 72
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-4724
E-mail: youngsl@stanford.edu
Research Group: Institute for Materials and Energy Systems (SIMES)
Education Ph.D., Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000 (Advisor: Robert Birgeneau) B.A., Department of Physics, Princeton University, 1993
Professional Academic History NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate, NIST Center for Neutron Research, 1999-2001; Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, MIT, 2001-2006; Associate Professor, Department of Physics, MIT, 2006-2008; Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Physics, MIT, 2008-2012; Professor, Department of Physics, MIT, 2012-2014; Professor, Applied Physics and Photon Science, Stanford University and SLAC, 2014-present.
Awards and Honors 2006 Mark Hyman Jr. Career Development Professorship, MIT 2003 Buechner Teaching Prize, MIT Department of Physics 2003 CAREER Program Awardee, National Science Foundation
Research Interests Properties of correlated electron systems and quantum spin systems, with an eye toward discovering new materials or new physical phenomena.

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Professor Ingolf Lindau

Ingolf Lindau, Professor (Emeritus)

Address: SSRL (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd. MS 69
Menlo Park CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-3456
E-mail: lindau@slac.stanford.edu
 
Education Ph.D.,1971, Chalmers, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral Fellow, Varian Associates, Palo Alto, California 1971-72. Research Associate, Stanford, 1972-74. Adjunct Professor, Stanford, 1974-1981. Head of Scientific Staff, SSRL, 1977-80; Associate Director, SSRL, 1980-1990. Professor, Stanford, 1981-90. Professor of Research, Stanford, 1990-97. Professor Emeritus, Stanford 1998-. Professor of Synchrotron Radiation Research, Lund University 1990-.  Director of Max-Laboratory, 1991-97; Project Scientist, Linac Coherent Light Source, SSRL, 1990-.
Awards and Honors Fellow, American Physical Society; Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Research Interests Electronic and structural properties of surfaces and interfaces; application of synchrotron radiation for photo-ionization processes and electron scattering mechanisms; optics and beam line instrumentation for synchrotron radiation research.

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Professor Aaron Lindenberg

Aaron Lindenberg, Assistant Professor

Address: Materials Science and Engineering
McCullough 219/476 Lomita Mall
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305-4045
Phone: 650-926-4558 (SLAC), 650-725-2640 (Campus)
E-mail: aaronl@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://pulse.slac.stanford.edu
  http://stanford.edu/group/lindenberg/
Education B.A., 1992, Columbia University. Ph.D., 2001, University of California, Berkeley.
Professional Academic History Faculty Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, 2001-2003. Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering joint with Photon Science, SLAC, 2007-present; Deputy Director, PULSE, 2007-2009.
Awards and Honors I.I. Rabi Scholar at Columbia University, 1992-1996; Phi Beta Kappa; Alfred Moritz Michaelis Prize in Physics 1996; Faculty Fellow, University of California, Berkeley 2001-2003; Terman Fellow 2007-2009; DOE Outstanding Mentor Award 2008; DARPA Young Faculty Award 2010-2012.
Research Interests atomic-scale ultrafast dynamics, phase transitions, liquid-state dynamics, materials under extreme conditions, THz spectroscopy, time-resolved x-ray techniques.

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Professor Wendy Mao

Wendy Mao, Associate Professor

Address: Green Earth Sciences Room 251
Geological and Environmental Sciences
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2115 USA
Phone: 650-723-3718
E-mail: wmao@stanford.edu
Research Group: http://pangea.stanford.edu/research/emp/
Education B.S., 1998, Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., 2005, Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago,
Professional Academic History J. R. Oppenheimer Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2005-2007. Assistant Professor, Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University and Photon Science, 2007-2014;  Associate Professor, Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University and Photon Science, 2014-present.
Awards and Honors Phi Beta Kappa at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994-1998; Mineral and Rock Physics Group Student Research Award, 2006; J.R. Oppenheimer Fellowship, 2005-2007; Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award, 2006; COMPRES Distinguished Lecturer, 2008-2009; Frederick E. Terman Fellowship, 2009-present; NSF CAREER Award, 2011-2016; Mineralogical Society of America Award, 2013.
Research Interests High-Pressure Geophysics, Geochemistry, and Petrology; Volatiles in Planetary Systems and Hydrogen Storage Applications; Experimental Mineral Physics.

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Professor Todd Martinez

Todd J. Martinez, Professor

Address: Chemistry
Mudd 385
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-5080
Phone: 650-736-8860
E-mail: Todd.Martinez@stanford.edu
Research Group: Martinez Research Group
Education B.S., 1989, Calvin College; Ph.D., 1994, University of California at Los Angeles
Professional Academic History Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1996-2002; Affiliate, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, 1996-present; Faculty Member, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology, 2000-2008; Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2002-2004; Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2004-2008; Gutgsell Chair in Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2006-2008; Professor of Chemistry and Photon Science, Stanford University and SLAC, 2009-present; David Mulvane Ehrsam and Edward Curtis Franklin Professor in Chemistry, 2009 - present.
Awards and Honors President's Postdoctoral Fellow, 1994; Fulbright Junior Researcher, 1995; NSF CAREER Award, 1998; Research Corporation Innovation Award, 1998; Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1999; Beckman Young Investigator, 1999; Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering, 1999; Dreyfus Foundation Teacher-Scholar, 2000; Helen Corley Petit Professor, 2002; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign University Scholar, 2004; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellow, 2005; American Physical Society Fellow, 2005; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2006; Gutgsell Chair in Chemistry, 2006; National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow (NSSEFF), 2010-2015; Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2011.
Research Interests Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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 Assistant Professor Nicholas Melosh

Nicholas Melosh, Associate Professor

Address: Materials Science and Engineering
McCullough 223/ 476 Lomita Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-4045
Phone: 650-724-3679
E-mail: nmelosh@stanford.edu
Education B.S., Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College 1996; Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, UC Santa Barbara 2001.
Professional Academic History Postdoc, UCLA and California Institute of Technology 2001-2003; Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University 2003-2012; Assistant Professor, Photon Science, Stanford University, 2011-2012; Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University and Photon Science, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, 2012 - present.
Awards and Honors NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2005; the Frederick E. Terman Fellowship, 2003-2004; the MDV Innovators Award, 2010.
Research Interests Developing methods to detect and control chemical processes on the nanoscale, to create materials that are responsive to their local environment: Molecular materials at interfaces; Directed dynamic self-assembly; Controlling molecular or biomolecular assembly and behavior; Influence of local electronic, optical or thermal stimuli.

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Anders Nilsson

Anders Nilsson, Professor

Address: SUNCAT/Photon Science (SLAC) 
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 69
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-2233
E-mail: nilsson@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/nilssongroup
Education M.S., 1980, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Ph.D., 1989, Uppsala University, Sweden
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1989-90. Research Associate, Uppsala University, 1990-92. Natural Research Council Fellow, Sweden, 1993-1998. Visiting Scientist, Advanced Light Source, Berkeley,1994-97. Associate Professor, Uppsala University, 1999. Professor,Uppsala University, 2000. Associate Professor, Photon Science, 2000-2008; Professor, Photon Science, 2008-present; Chair, Photon Science Faculty, 2010-2013; Deputy Director, SIMES, 2007-2010; Deputy Director, SUNCAT, 2010-present.
Awards and Honors Liljevalls Award, Uppsala, Sweden, 1988; Ångström Award, Uppsala, 1990; The Lindbomska Award, Royal Academy of Science, Stockholm, Sweden, 1991; The Royal Oscars Award, Uppsala, 1994; The Shirley Award, Berkeley, 1998; Humboldt Research Award, 2010.
Research Interests X-ray and electron spectroscopies applied to surfaces and interfaces, chemical bonding and reactions on surfaces, hydrogen bonding in water and organic systems, Aqueous solutions and interfaces, Heterogenous- and biomimetic enzyme catalysis.

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Jens Nørskov

Jens K. Nørskov, Professor

Address: SUNCAT/Photon Science (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 59
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-3647
E-mail: norskov@slac.stanford.edu
 
Education

University of Aarhus, Denmark M.Sc. (Physics and Chemistry) 1976; University of Aarhus, Denmark Ph.D. (Theoretical Physics) 1979.

Professional Academic History

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Physics, University of Aarhus, 1979-1981; Post Doctoral Fellow, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1979; Scientific Staff, Haldor Topsøe A/S, Lyngby, 1981; Assistant Professor, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita), Copenhagen, 1982-1985; Scientific Staff, Haldor Topsøe A/S, Lyngby, 1985-1987; Adjunct Professor, Nordita, Copenhagen, 1985-1987; Professor, Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, 1987-2010; Director, Center for Atomic-scale Materials Design, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, 1993- 2010; Chairman, Danish Center for Scientific Computing (DCSC), 2001- 2010; Chairman, NANO-DTU, Technical University of Denmark, 2004- 2010; Professor, Departments of Chemical Engineering and Photon Science/SLAC, Stanford University, 2010-Present; The Leland T. Edwards Professorship in the School of Engineering, 2010 - present; Director of SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis, 2010-Present.

Awards and Honors

ECOSS prize, 1979; Member of the Danish Academy of the Technical Sciences (ATV), 1987; Reinholdt W. Jorch's Award, 1987; Samuel Friedman (Rescue) Award, 1989; The Danish Physical Society's Prize, 1990; Villum Kannily Rasmussen’s Award, Lyngby, 1991; Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters, 1996; The Innovation Prize, DTU, 2005; Dr. Honoris Causa, Technical University of Eindhoven, 2006; Mulliken Medal, 2007; Olaf A. Hougen Visiting Professorship, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007; Gabor A. Somorjai Award for Creative Research in Catalysis, 2009; Gerhard Ertl Lecture Award, 2009; Alwin Mittasch Award, 2009; Giuseppe Parravano Memorial Award for Excellence in Catalysis Research, Michigan Catalysis Society, 2011; Michel Boudart Award for the Advancement of Catalysis, 2012; G.A. Hagemann Gold Medal for Engineering Scientific Research, DTU, 2013.

Research Interests

Research interests in the theoretical description of surfaces, heterogeneous catalysis, materials, nanostructures, and biomolecules.


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Professor R. Paul Phizackerley

R. Paul Phizackerley, Professor (Emeritus)

Address: SSRL (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd. MS 69
Menlo Park CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-3431
E-mail: phiz@slac.stanford.edu
Education HNC., 1966, Applied Physics, College of Arts and Technology, Cambridge, England. Ph.D., 1971, Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge, England.
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, 1971-1972. The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, 1972-1977: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 1972-1972; Instructor in Biophysics, 1974-1976; Assistant Professor of Biophysics, 1976-1977. Senior Research Associate, SSRL, 1977-1993. Professor (Research), Photon Science, 1993-2006. 
Awards and Honors Farrel Lytle Award, SSRL, 2002. Member, American Crystallographic Association. Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Research Interests Development of novel techniques and specialized instrumentation forstructural studies in molecular biology, using synchrotron radiation. In particular, developments in protein crystallography:- anomalous scattering phasing, time-resolved studies, cryo crystallography, automation, high-throughput crystallography, robotics and advanced electronic detectors.

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Professor Piero A. Pianetta

Piero A. Pianetta, Professor

Address: SSRL (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 69
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-3484
E-mail: pianetta@slac.stanford.edu
Education B.S., 1971, University of Santa Clara. M.S., 1973, Ph.D., 1976, Stanford University.
Professional Academic History Research Associate, Stanford Electronics Laboratories, Stanford, 1977-1978. Member of Technical Staff, Hewlett-Packard Co., 1978-1982. Professor (Research), Electrical Engineering, Photon Science, 1982-present. Assistant Director, SSRL, 1982-2005. Deputy Director, SSRL, 2005-2009; SLAC (Acting) Associate Lab Director , SSRL, 2009-2010; Deputy Director for SSRL, 2010-present; Interim SLAC Associate Lab Director for SSRL, 2012 - 2014; Deputy Director for SSRL, 2014-present.
Awards and Honors Member, American Physical Society. Member, American Vacuum Society, Fellow, American Physical Society, 2006. 
Research Interests Use of synchrotron radiation for the characterization of semiconductor surfaces and interfaces. X-ray microscopy of energy and biomaterials.

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 Assistant Professor Srinivas Raghu

Srinivas Raghu, Assistant Professor

Address: Physics
McCullough 305/ 476 Lomita Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-4060
Phone: 650-724-4658
E-mail: sraghu@stanford.edu
Education B.S. Physics and Chemistry, SUNY Buffalo 2000; M.A. Physics, Princeton University 2003; Ph.D. Physics, Princeton University 2006.
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University, 2006-2010; Assistant Professor, Rice University, 2010-2011; Assistant Professor, Physics and Photon Science, Stanford University and SLAC, 2011-present.
Awards and Honors Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Physics, Princeton University, 2003-2004; Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Graduate Student Fellowship, January-June 2004; Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics (SITP) Postdoctoral fellowship, 2006-2010; DOE Early Career Award, 2012-2017; Frederick E. Terman Fellowship, 2012-2015; Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2012-2015.
Research Interests Theoretical condensed matter physics, unconventional superconductivity, correlated electron systems, topological phases of matter.

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Associate Professor David A. Reis

David A. Reis, Associate Professor

Address: PULSE/Photon Science (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd. MS 59
Menlo Park CA 94025 
Phone: 650-926-4192
E-mail: dreis@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://pulse.slac.stanford.edu
Education B.A., 1993, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., 1995, University of Rochester; Ph.D., 1999, University of Rochester.
Professional Academic History Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan,1999–2001; Visiting Scientist, Stanford PULSE Center, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, 2006; Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, and Applied Physics Program, University of Michigan, 2001–2007; Associate Professor, Department of Physics, and Applied Physics Program, University of Michigan, 2007–2008; Associate Professor, Photon Science and Applied Physics, SLAC and Stanford University; 2009–present; Deputy Director, PULSE, 2009-present.
Awards and Honors Department of Education Fellow, 1993-1995; National Science Foundation, Center for Ultrafast Optical Science Fellow, 1999-2001.
Research Interests Ultrafast processes in the solid state and fundamental light-matter interactions. In particular, the investigation of non-equilibrium dynamics in solids with atomic level spatial and temporal resolution. Tools include ultrafast optical laser and x-ray sources (as well as ultrafast x-ray lasers such as the Linac Coherent Light Source x-ray free-electron laser at SLAC).

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Professor Zhi-Xun Shen

Zhi-Xun Shen, Professor

Address: Applied Physics
McCullough 342/ 476 Lomita Mall
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305-4045
Phone: 650-725-8254
E-mail: zxshen@stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www.stanford.edu/group/glam/
Education B.S. 1983, Fudan University. M.S. 1985, Rutgers University. Ph.D. 1989, Stanford University.
Professional Academic History Research Associate, Stanford, 1989-1990. Acting Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Stanford, 1991-1992. Assistant Professor, Applied Physics, SSRL, 1992-1996. Associate Professor, Applied Physics, Physics, Photon Science, 1996-present; Director, SIMES, 2007-2011.
Awards and Honors Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1993. NSF Young Investigator Award, 1993. Outstanding Young Researcher Award, OCPA, 1993. Materials Sciences Research Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment, DOE/BES, 1994. Centennial Lecture, American Physical Society, 1999. H. Kamerlingh Onnes Prize, 2000. The Takeda Techno-Entrepreneurship Award, 2002. Fellow, American Physical Society, 2003. The DOE 2009 E.O. Lawrence Award. 2011 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Physics Prize from APS; Einstein Professorship, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2013.
Research Interests
  • Physical properties of novel materials: high-Tc superconductors, magnetic oxides and alloys, magnetic thin films and multilayers, semiconductors, dielectric materials, conducting transparent oxides, organic metals and superconductors, fullerene, diamondoids and other carbon nanoclusters and nanotubes.
  • Surface and interface properties of metals, semiconductors, superconductors, metal oxides.
  • Development of high-precision material's characterization techniques and instrumentation: x-ray and electron beam generation and detection, photoemission spectroscopy, x-ray absorption and scattering, synchrotron radiation instrumentation, soft x-ray, optical and microwave imaging and spectroscopy.

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Professor Edward I. Solomon

Edward I. Solomon, Professor

Address: Chemistry
Mudd 141
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305-5080
Phone: 650-723-9104
E-mail: Edward.Solomon@stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www.stanford.edu/group/solomon/
Education B.S., 1968, Rensselaer; M.A., 1970; Ph.D., 1972, Princeton University
Professional Academic History Assistant Professor, MIT, 1975-1979; Associate Professor, Stanford; 1979-1981; Professor, MIT, 1981-1982; Professor, Stanford University, 1982-present; Monroe E. Spaght Professor of Chemistry.
Awards and Honors Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1976-79; Dupont and General Electric Young Faculty Awards, 1979-80; World Bank (1984), Rice (1984), Reilly (1986), Frontiers (1990), 1st Seaborg (1990), ACS (1992), National Science Council (1993), Xerox (1994), Leermakers (1994), Amoco (1995), Kahn (1996), Golden Jubilee (1996), Karcher (1997), FMC (1998) Colloquium 3eme Cycle (1998) A.D. Little (1998); Aldrich (2001); Hill Memorial (2003), Cady (2003), Kieler Woche (2003), Crawford (2004), Walton (2005) Lectures, JSPS Fellow (1995, 2002); Remsen Award; Wheland Medal; ACS Award in Inorganic Chemistry (2001); Frontiers in Biological Chemistry Award (MPI-2001); Centenary Medal and Lectureship (Royal Society, UK 2003), ACS Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry (2006), Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching; Fellow, A.A.A.S. and American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Elected to the National Academy of Sciences; Associate Editor, Inorganic Chemistry. Elected to the Inaugural Class of ACS (American Chemical Society) Fellows (2009).
Research Interests Our research emphasizes the detailed application of a wide variety of spectroscopic methods combined with molecular orbital calculations to probe the electronic structure of a transition metal complex and its relation to physical properties and reactivity. Three areas of physical-inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry are of general interest: chemical and spectroscopic studies of metalloprotein active sites; detailed spectroscopic and electronic structure studies of high symmetry transition metal complexes; and the development of synchrotron spectroscopies (at SSRL) to solve important problems in inorganic chemistry.

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Professor Joachim Stohr

Joachim Stöhr, Professor

Address: LCLS (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 72
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
Phone: 650-926-2570
E-mail: stohr@slac.stanford.edu
Research Group: http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/stohr/
Education Vordiplom in Physics, 1968, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany. M.Sc., 1971, Washington State University. Ph.D., 1974, Technische Universität München, Germany.
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral, Technische Universität München, Germany, 1974-1975. Postdoctoral Scholarship from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, 1975-1976. Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, 1976-1977. Senior Research Associate, SSRL, 1977-1981. Senior Staff Physicist, Exxon Research and Engineering Company, 1981-1985.  Research Staff Member/Manager, IBM Almaden Research Center, 1985-1999. Professor, Photon Science, 2000-present. Deputy Associate Director of the SSRL Scientific Program, 2000-2005. Director, SSRL, 2005-2009; SLAC Associate Lab Director for LCLS, 2009-2013.
Awards and Honors Fulbright Scholarship 1969-70
Postdoctoral Scholarship from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft 1975-76
Fellow of the American Physical Society since 1988
Adjoint Professor in Physics at Uppsala University, Sweden (1993-2000)
IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award 1997
Davisson-Germer Prize in Surface or Atomic Physics sponsored by AT&T Bell Labs, 2011
Research Interests Development of novel experimental soft x-ray synchrotron radiation techniques. Early work was centered on exploring the structure and properties of surfaces and the development of such techniques as surface extended x-ray absorption fine structure (SEXAFS) for exploring surface structures, and near edge x-ray absorption fine structure (NEXAFS) for the study of simple and complex molecules bonded to surfaces and for the study of thin organic (polymeric) films. Recent work emphasizes the study of magnetic materials and phenomena, especially the use of polarization dependent spectroscopy and the development of x-ray magnetic imaging techniques for the study of the ultrafast magnetic nanoworld.

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Professor Soichi Wakatsuki

Soichi Wakatsuki, Professor

Address:
Photon Science Directorate (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd, MS 69                    
Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015

Structural Biology (School of Medicine)
Beckman Center B105
279 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305-5126

 

Phone: 650-926-4147
E-mail: Soichi.Wakatsuki@stanford.edu
   
Education B.S. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tokyo, 1982; M.S. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tokyo, 1984; Ph.D. Department of Chemistry, Stanford University 1990.
Professional Academic History Research Assistant, Biochemistry Department, University of Oxford, 1990-1994; Beam Line Scientist, ESRF, 1994 – 1998; Macromolecular Crystallography Group Leader, ESRF, 1999 – 2000; Professor of Structural Biology, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Japan, 2000 – 2012; Director, Structural Biology Research Center, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Japan, 2003 – 2012; Director of “Post-translational modification and transport of proteins”, Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 2002-2007; Director, Photon Factory, Japan 2006 – 2012; Adjunct Professor, The University of Tokyo, 2006 – 2012; Division Head, Life Sciences, Synchrotron Radiation Research Organization, The University of Tokyo, 2006 – 2008; Team leader for the Target Protein Research Project, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) & Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), 2007-2011; Associate Director, Institute of Materials Structure Science, KEK, April 2009 – 2012; Professor of Photon Science and of Structural Biology, SLAC and Stanford University, 2013 – present.
Awards and Honors Murata Overseas Studies Fellow, 1984-1986; The Research Award of Crystallographic Society of Japan, November 2006; Prizes for Science and Technology, Research Category, the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, April 2011.
Research Interests
  • Structural biology of post-translational modification and vesicle transport
  • Structural biology of polyubiquitin recognition
  • Synchrotron radiation instrumen
  • Protein crystallography, small angle X-ray scattering
  • Area detectors

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Professsor William Weis

William Weis, Professor (Chair)

Address: Structural Biology
Fairchild D139
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-5126
Phone: 650-725-4623,650-725-4625
E-mail: bill.weis@stanford.edu
Research Group: http://med.stanford.edu/school/structuralbio/
Education A.B. 1981, Princeton University. Ph.D. 1988, Harvard University.
Professional Academic History Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Yale University, 1988
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Columbia University, 1989-1992.Assistant Professor of Structural Biology, Stanford, 1993-1999. Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology (by courtesy), Stanford, 1994-1999. Assistant Professor, SSRL, 1997-1999. Associate Professor of Structural Biology and of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford, 1999-2004 and Associate Professor, Photon Science, 1999-2004. Professor of Structural Biology and of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford, and of Photon Science, SLAC, 2004-present. William M. Hume Professor in the School of Medicine, 2005-present; Chair, Photon Science Faculty, 2013-present; Chair, Structural Biology, 2014-present.
Awards and Honors Life Science Research Foundation Fellow of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1989-1992. Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences, 1994-1998. Stanford/HowardHughes Medical Institute Junior Faculty Scholar Award, 1996-1998. Hume Faculty Scholar, Stanford School of Medicine, 1996-1997. Member, American Crystallographic Association.
Research Interests Molecular interactions that underlie the establishment and maintenance of cell and tissue structure, studied with a variety of biochemical, structural, and biophysical methods. Specific areas of interest include cadherin-based adhesion and its interaction with the cytoskeleton, the relationship between cell-cell junction formation and generation of cell polarity, and the Wnt signaling pathway that controls cell fate determination.

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Helmut Wiedemann

Helmut Wiedemann, Professor (Emeritus)

Address: SSRL (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd. MS 69
Menlo Park CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-2503
E-mail: helmut.wiedemann@gmail.com
Education M.S. 1963, Maximilian University, Munich, Germany. Ph.D. 1971, University of Hamburg.
Professional Academic History Physicist, Siemens Medical Betatron Department, 1963-1965. Physicist High-Energy Physics Laboratory, DESY, Hamburg, Germany, 1965-1974. Assistant Director, 18 GeV PEP Storage Ring, SLAC, Stanford, 1975-1983. Adjunct Professor, SLAC, Stanford, 1980. Professor, Applied Physics, Photon Science, 1983-present. Project Director, SPEAR Injector Synchrotron, SSRL, 1987-1990.
Awards and Honors Fellow, American Physical Society.
Research Interests Developments in theoretical and experimental accelerator physics, particle sources, linear accelerators, storage rings, and synchrotron radiation sources. Special interest in developing high brightness light sources at short pulse duration. Specific goals are to produce femto second electron pulses and convert them to a tunable source of femto second, coherent light pulses to be used for fundamental research and beam physics.

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Herman Winick, Professor (Emeritus)

Address: SSRL (SLAC)
2575 Sand Hill Rd. MS 69
Menlo Park CA 94025
Phone: 650-926-3155
Fax: 650-926-4100
E-mail: winick@slac.stanford.edu
Education A.B., 1953, Ph.D., 1957, Columbia University.
Professional Academic History Research Associate and Lecturer, University of Rochester, 1957-1959. Staff Physicist, Cambridge Electron Accelerator, Harvard University, 1959-1973. Head of Operations Division, Cambridge Electron Accelerator, Harvard University, 1967-1973. Assistant Director, Cambridge Electron Accelerator, Harvard University, 1973. Senior Research Associate, Stanford, 1973-1974. Professor (Research), Applied Physics, Photon Science, 1974-present. Deputy Associate Director, SSRL, 1974-1995. Assistant Director, SSRL 1996-1997.
Awards and Honors Humboldt Senior Scientist Award (1986). Winner in Solid State Physics category of the DOE's Materials Sciences Research Competition (1987). US Particle Accelerator School Prize for Achievement in Accelerator Physics and Technology (1995). US Department of Energy Distinguished Associate Award (2000). New York Academy of Sciences Heinz R. Pagels Human Rights of Scientists Award (2005). Fellow, American Physical Society. Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science. 2010 Andrei Sakharov Prize (2009, American Physical Society).
Research Interests Development of sources and facilities for synchrotron radiation research (storage rings, wiggler and undulator magnets, free electron lasers). Proposed, and Instrumental in the development of, the SESAME project: (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East). See www.sesame.org.jo for the most current information.
Two Stanford articles on the SESAME project:
http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2006/october25/sesame-102506.html
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/reprint/306/5701/1465.pdf
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