Professor (Part-time), Joint Appointment (Fermilab)
Dept. of Physics, Enrico Fermi Institute, and the College
Head of Accelerator Science Programs, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Sergei Nagaitsev received his University Diploma with Honors, in 1989, from Novosibirsk University. He then completed his Ph.D. in accelerator physics at Indiana University (Bloomington) in 1995. He joined the Fermilab in 1995 and led the effort to design, install and commission in 2005 the world’s first relativistic electron cooling system of antiprotons. He is currently Head of Accelerator Science Programs at Fermilab and Professor at the University of Chicago, Department of Physics. In 2006, he was elected APS Fellow (Division of Physics of Beams). In 2007, he received the USPAS Prize for Achievement in Accelerator Physics and Technology. In 2015, he received the Dieter Möhl Medal (2015), sponsored by CERN. He is presently Past Chair of APS Division of Physics of Beams.
Nonlinear beam dynamics, beam cooling, high-intensity beams.