Joint Universities Accelerator School
Dr. Philippe Lebrun
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Dr. Philippe Lebrun is a graduate of Ecole des Mines (Paris) and the California Institute of Technology (Pasadena), He worked on the design, construction and management of high-energy particle accelerator projects at CERN from the 1970s until his retirement in 2016.


With a background in superconducting magnets and cryogenics, he led the “Accelerator Technology” department of CERN during the construction of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), CERN’s flagship facility.


After having lectured at JUAS for a number of years, he served as the school Director from 2017 to 2020.