Department Directory

Michael J Syphers

General Information

  • Research Professor
  • Fellow, American Physical Socitey
  • Professor, Michigan State University (2010-2015)
  • Scientist, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (1998-2010)
  • Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory (1994-1998)
  • Scientist, Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory (1989-1994)
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago (1987)
  • M.S., DePaul University (1984)
  • B.S., Indiana University (1979)

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Research Interests and Lab Capabilities

  • Particle Beam Transport and Focusing Systems
  • Accelerator Optics Design and Analysis
  • Nonlinear Particle Beam Dynamics
  • Large-Scale High Energy Synchrotons and Colliders
  • Systems of Polarized Particle Beams
  • Medical Therapy and Research Utilizing Accelerators