U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Michigan State University 2018 Application Form

Sponsoring University:

Michigan State University

Course Dates:

Two-week full courses: June 4-15, 2018
One-week half courses: June 4-8 and 11-15, 2018


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Personal Info
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Background
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  •   : I am currently enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student. If your answer is yes, please tell us at what university you are enrolled*
  •   : I have previously attended the USPAS*
  •   : I have experience working with or as a user of particle accelerators*
  •   : I am employed by or am an intern at a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory*
  •   : My thesis work is being done at a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory, Cornell University or Michigan State University*
Course Selection

  • Please choose from the following:

    One two-week full course June 4-15, 2018 (Each two-week course earns 3 credit hours of MSU credit)

    Fundamentals of Accelerator Physics and Technology with Simulations and Measurements Lab (UG level)
    Accelerator Physics
    Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism

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  • Two one-week half courses (Each one-week course earns 1.5 credit hours of MSU credit. To be eligible for credit students must enroll in and successfully pass one course each week thereby earning 3 credits).

    Half courses June 4 - 8, 2018

    Femtosecond Electron Sources for Ultrafast Sciences
    Industrial Applications of Accelerators
    Superconducting Accelerator Magnets

    Half courses June 11 - 15, 2018

    Fundamentals of Ion Sources
    Radiation Physics, Regulation and Management
     -  Cryogenic Process Engineering (This class is full and the waiting list is closed)

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  • One one-week half course only (Attendees may choose to audit a one week course. No enrollment at MSU, no credit earned).

    Half courses June 4 - 8, 2018

    Femtosecond Electron Sources for Ultrafast Sciences
    Industrial Applications of Accelerators
    Superconducting Accelerator Magnets

    Half courses June 11 - 15, 2018

    Fundamentals of Ion Sources
    Radiation Physics, Regulation and Management
     -  Cryogenic Process Engineering (This class is full and the waiting list is closed)


Financial Support

 

Financial support is no longer available for this session.

Participation is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. International participants not currently residing in the U.S. may apply to attend the program and may request financial sponsorship but they may not earn credit from Michigan State University. Note: International students requesting a scholarship who are NOT from U.S. visa-waiver countries must already be in possession of a visa that is valid for the entire period of the USPAS session. A copy of your visa must be faxed (630-840-8500) to the USPAS before the March 15, 2018 deadline date.

To be considered for financial support you must submit four documents: an application form; a cover letter explaining why the USPAS is important to your career and describing prior research experience, work with or as a user of particle accelerators; your CV; at least one letter of recommendation. USPAS scholarships are awarded without regard to race, gender or national origin. Consideration will be given to balancing class sizes.

The Registration Fee is $1,700.00 if your Application Form is received before March 15; after March 15 the fee is $1,800.00. The Registration Fee is $1,200.00 for participants attending only one week of the program. Please note: you do not have to pay the Registration Fee by March 15, you must send in an Application Form before March 15.

Hotel rooms will be available for $103.00 plus 13% tax per night for a single room and a double room (shared by 2 people) will be $51.50 plus13% tax per person per night. Rooms may be reserved at our rate 3 days before and after the program dates, based on hotel availability.

Scholarship request and lower registration fee deadline: March 15, 2018