Prof Steve Myers

ADAM Executive Chairman | Appointed: Nov. 2015 | Nationality: British

Skills and experience

Electronic engineer who works in high-energy physics; completed a Ph.D at Queen's University, Belfast in 1972 before joining CERN; appointed CERN Director of Accelerators and Technology and Head of CERN Medical Applications; honorary member of the European Physical Society and of the Royal Irish Academy; won the Duddell Medal and Prize of the Institute of Physics and the International Particle Accelerators Lifetime Achievement Prize "for his numerous outstanding contributions to the design, construction, commissionimg, performance optimization, and upgrade of energy-frontier colliders - in particular ISR, LEP, and LHC - and to the wider development of accelerator science”; jointly awarded the EPS Edison Volta Prize and the Prince of Asturias Prize of Spain; became an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.

Role / Responsibilities

Steve is responsible for monitoring, supervising and driving the overall technical and engineering aspects of ADAM activities, scrutinising the technical projections and targets of ADAM regularly assess performance against those targets; and reviewing technical and engineering designs with particular regard to the overall design of the accelerator.