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

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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


Financial Support

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.

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 deadline date.

Deadlines will be strictly enforced. You may fax your documents to 630-840-8500, email them to uspas@fnal.gov or send them via snail mail to the address below. Students receiving financial support must share housing.

No financial support requested
Registration fee requested
Room, half-board & registration fee requested

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 tax per night for a single room and a double room (shared by 2 people) will be $51.50 plus 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