Science Advisory Committee

The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) advises the CEO and the Science Directors on the scientific and technical questions impacting on the specification, design, commissioning and operation of the facility; experimental and user support facilities; opportunities for scientific exploitation of the facility and other matters identified by the Diamond Executive. The SAC Membership from the May 2022 SAC meeting is as follows:

  • Dr Tom Hase (Chair), University of Warwick (UK)
  • Dr Paul Adams, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (USA)
  • Dr Elke Arenholz, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (USA)
  • Prof Rohit Bhargava, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (USA) – From May 2023
  • Dr Dina Carbone, MAX IV (Sweden) – From May 2023
  • Prof Kristina Djinović-Carugo, EMBL Grenoble – From May 2023
  • Prof Peter Dowding, Infineum (DISCo Representative)
  • Prof Chris Hardacre, University of Manchester (UK)
  • Prof Phil King, University of St Andrew (UK)
  • Prof Matt Rosseinsky, University of Liverpool (UK)
  • Prof Andrea Russell, University of Southampton (UK) - (Chair of the DUC)
  • Prof Christian Schroer, DESY (Germany)
  • Prof Stephen Skinner, Imperial College London (UK) – From May 2023
  • Prof Xiaodong Zhang, Imperial College London (UK) - From May 2023
  • Prof Elizabeth Wright, University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)


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