Technical Division

Mission of Technical Division

  • Pursue highly innovative R&D program in superconducting magnets and SRF for accelerators to advance the lab’s scientific mission and to help in defining the lab’s future direction
  • Operate accelerator test facilities to maximize the lab’s scientific productivity and impact
  • Develop and build next generation accelerators and detectors using cutting-edge technologies
  • Educate and train the next generation of physicists and engineers


Division Leadership

Sergey Belomestnykh

Division Head



David Harding

Deputy Division Head




Alexander Romanenko

Associate Division Head




Romesh Sood

Associate Division Head



Victor Yarba

Associate Division Head




Labwide Calendar


Physicists build ultrapowerful accelerator magnet


A partnership between three national U.S. laboratories and CERN to upgrade the LHC has yielded the strongest accelerator magnet ever created.

Putting it all together: Fermilab assembles first cryomodule for LCLS-II


The first cryomodule for SLAC’s future light source, LCLS-II, is on schedule to be delivered at the end of the year.

Prime Minister of Italy visits Fermilab


Fermilab welcomes Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and celebrates nearly four decades of partnership and cooperation.

Fermilab celebrates Lab 2 renovation for SRF research


Lab 2 is brand new, thanks to a recently completed renovation. Formerly an apprentice machine shop, the Village building now boasts a class 10 cleanroom and plenty of space for assembling SRF cryomodules.


Mattia Checchin wins first prize in poster contest at IPAC’16


Checchin’s work focuses on better understanding of the gradient limitation of a superconducting accelerating cavity.

Anna Grassellino receives 2016 IEEE Particle Accelerator Science and Technology Award


The IEEE PAST Award goes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the development of particle accelerator science and technology.

Fermilab scientists Sam Posen (TD), Jen Raaf (ND) win prestigious DOE Early Career Research Awards


Each will receive $2.5 million, distributed over five years, to advance their work at the laboratory.