Jared Maxson

Assistant Professor

Department and Program Affiliation:
Physics

Academic focus:
Accelerator physics

Current research project: 
I am currently studying the physics of bright particle beams in both linear and circular particle accelerators. 

Previous positions:
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California Los Angeles, 2015-2017

Academic background: 
Ph.D., Physics, Cornell University, 2015
B.S., Physics, Lehigh University, 2009.

Last book read:
“For Whom the Bell Tolls” by Ernest Hemingway

In your own time/when not working:
Guitar, cycling, hiking

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:
Introduction to Accelerator Physics, Applications of Quantum Mechanics

What most excites you about Cornell:
Cornell has an excellent track record of building strong interdisciplinary bonds. In particular, the newly formed Center for Bright Beams is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for accelerator physics to connect with the larger physical sciences community.