Meet the CHESS personnel.

The list of members of the CHESS External Advisory Committee, MacCHESS Scientific Advisory Committee and the Users' Executive Committee.

Each year, over 1,000 scientists and scientists in training visit CHESS to collect data that comprises all or part of their research programs.


Works closely with CHESS Administrator and a team of senior personnel to provide oversight for scientific and technical programs, facility management and operations, user programs, financial

The repository of published scholarly research papers by CHESS users.

CHESS was constructed in the period from 1978 to 1980 as a synchrotron x-ray facility, parasitic to the CESR High Energy Physics program.

Focusing on our users and the unique capabilities of CHESS, CHESS-U is an upgrade that will extend CHESS’s capacity for cutting-edge, innovative science and technology.