Staff Directory

Meet the CHESS personnel.

LEADERSHIP

Joel Brock
Director, CHESS
607-255-9006
jdb20@cornell.edu
Armand Beaudoin
Associate Director, InSitμ
607-255-7163
ajb265@cornell.edu
Richard Cerione
PI, MacCHESS
607-254-6322
rac1@cornell.edu
Kathy Dedrick
Director, CHESS User Program Office
607-255-0920
kd73@cornell.edu
Ernie Fontes
Associate Director, CHESS
607-255-2959
ef11@cornell.edu
Carl Franck
Faculty Advisory to the SRCCS and SUNRISE program
607-255-5215, 607-255-3562
cpf1@cornell.edu
Lora Gruber-Hine
Director of Educational Programs, CLASSE
607-255-2319
lkh24@cornell.edu
Sol Gruner
co-PI MacCHESS, CHESS
607-255-3441
smg26@cornell.edu
Matt Miller
Director, InSitμ
607-255-0400
mpm4@cornell.edu
D. Marian Szebenyi
Director, MacCHESS
607-255-5717
dms35@cornell.edu

Contact for: general MacCHESS information, pressure cryocooling, F1 and G1 beamlines
 

Don Bilderback
Emeritus Associate Director, CHESS
607-255-5717
dhb2@cornell.edu

STAFF SCIENTISTS

Aaron Finke
Staff Scientist, MacCHESS
607-254-8983
af554@cornell.edu
Ken Finkelstein
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-0914
kdf1@cornell.edu
Richard Gillilan
Staff Scientist, MacCHESS
607-254-8983
reg8@cornell.edu
Qingqiu Huang
Staff Scientist, MacCHESS
607-255-9386
qh24@cornell.edu
Rong Huang
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-3753
rh66@cornell.edu
Peter Ko
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-3753
jpk96@cornell.edu
Darren Pagan
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-0915
dcp99@cornell.edu
Chris Pollock
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-3617
cjp227@cornell.edu
Jacob Ruff
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-2538
jpr243@cornell.edu

Beamline affiliations: A2

Twitter: @jpcruff

 

David_J_Schuller
Staff Scientist, MacCHESS
607-255-9386
schuller@cornell.edu

Beamline affiliations: F1

 

Louisa Smieska
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-0915
lmb327@cornell.edu
Detlef Smilgies
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-0917
dms79@cornell.edu

Beamline affiliations: D1

Web: https://www.classe.cornell.edu/~dms79/

Stanislav Stoupin
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-3617
sas456@cornell.edu
Zhongwu Wang
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-3551
zw42@cornell.edu
Arthur Woll
Staff Scientist, CHESS
607-255-7209
aw30@cornell.edu

RESEARCH STAFF

Carter Bagnell
Operator, CHESS
607-255-7163
clb365@cornell.edu
Elisabeth Bodnaruk
Operator, CHESS
607-255-7163
ecb238@cornell.edu
John Brandt
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-255-7163
jab884@cornell.edu
Austin Cao
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-255-5717
yc2234@cornell.edu
Melissa Cole
Operator, CHESS
607-255-7163
mac234@cornell.edu
Chris Conolly
Operations Manager, CHESS
607-255-0913
cjc16@cornell.edu
John Conrad
Operator, CHESS
607-255-7163
jec327@cornell.edu
Mike Cook
Research Support Specialist
607-254-1227
mjc10@cornell.edu
Eric Edwards
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-255-0909
eje25@cornell.edu
Lee Geiger
Operator, CHESS
607-254-8266
jlg31@cornell.edu
Jerry Houghton
Technician, CHESS
607-255-7163
jsh17@cornell.edu
Angelique Umuhire Kammer
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-255-0909
au62@cornell.edu
Aimee Kellicutt
Operator, CHESS
607-255-7163
abk94@cornell.edu
John Kopsa
Machinist, CHESS
607-255-7163
jfk4@cornell.edu
Tom Krawczyk
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-255-9894
tk73@cornell.edu
Irina Kriksunov
Research Support Specialist
607-255-5717
ik29@cornell.edu
Aaron Lyndaker
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-255-0919
al533@cornell.edu
Kurt McDonald
Operator, CHESS
607-254-4930
kdm96@cornell.edu
Gregg McElwee
Operator, CHESS
607-255-7163
gtm35@cornell.edu
Bill Miller
Research Support Specialist
607-254-1227
wam2@cornell.edu
Katie Moring
Assistant Operations Manager, CHESS
607-254-4930
kmm432@cornell.edu
Alan Pauling
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-255-9894
akp3@cornell.edu
Dana Richter
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-254-1227
der4@cornell.edu
Lee Shelp
Operator, CHESS
607-254-8266
ljs30@cornell.edu
Scott Smith
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-255-5717
ses83@cornell.edu
Phil Sorensen
Software Developer, CHESS
607-254-8266
pas37@cornell.edu
Chris Whiting
Research Support Specialist, CHESS
607-254-4930
ccw63@cornell.edu
Shijie Yang
Computer Hardware, CHESS
607-254-8266
sy68@cornell.edu

POST DOCS

Jesse Hopkins
Post Doc, MacCHESS
607-255-1061
jbh246@cornell.edu
Xin Huang
Post Doc, CHESS
607-255-1061
xh78@cornell.edu
Jooseop Lee
Post Doc, CHESS
607-255-1061
jl3536@cornell.edu
Sriramya Nair
Post Doc, CHESS
607-255-1061
sn599@cornell.edu
Kelly Nygren
Post Doc, CHESS
607-255-1061
ken38@cornell.edu
Durgesh Kumar Rai
Post Doc, MacCHESS
607-255-1061
dkr42@cornell.edu
Jeney Wierman
Post Doc, MacCHESS
607-255-1061
jlw352@cornell.edu

ADMIN STAFF

Erik Herman
Education & Outreach Coordinator at CLASSE
607-255-2319
eah229@cornell.edu
Barbara Herrman
Data Analyst, CHESS User Program Office
607-255-9955
bh286@cornell.edu
Eva Luna
Teaching Support Specialist & Lending Librarian, CIPT
607-255-2319
ejr89@cornell.edu
Nahla Minges
Admin Assistant, CHESS User Program Office
607-255-7163
nm632@cornell.edu
Rick Ryan
Science Communicator, CLASSE
607-255-3852
rjr327@cornell.edu

STUDENTS

David_Agyeman-Budu
Graduate Student, CHESS
607-255-8779
da76@cornell.edu
Christopher Budrow
Graduate Student, CHESS
607-255-7163
cjb353@cornell.edu
Arthur Campello
Undergraduate Student, CHESS
607-255-7163
ac2397@cornell.edu
Naigeng Chen
Graduate Student, CHESS
607-255-7163
nc387@cornell.edu
Sarah Chen
Undergraduate Student, CHESS
607-255-7163
ssc292@cornell.edu
Sixia Chen
Undergraduate Student, MacCHESS
607-255-7163
sc2878@cornell.edu
Xinran Feng
Graduate Student, CHESS
607-255-7163
xf59@cornell.edu
Kevin Joe
Undergraduate Student, CHESS
607-255-7163
kjj34@cornell.edu
Howard Joress
Graduate Student, G-line
607-255-7163
hj335@cornell.edu
Matt Kasemer
Graduate Student, CHESS
607-255-7163
mpk73@cornell.edu
Johnathan Kuan
Graduate Student, CHESS
607-255-5215
jk2788@cornell.edu
Li-Wei Lo
Undergraduate Student, CHESS
607-255-7163
ll832@cornell.edu
Justin Oh
Undergraduate Student, CHESS
jjo75@cornell.edu