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Maury Tigner

Hans A. Bethe Professor Emeritus

Maury Tigner

Newman, Floyd D. Laboratory
109 Clark Hall

Educational Background

B.S., 1958, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ph.D, 1964, Cornell University. Research Associate, Cornell University, 1964 -68; Senior Research Associate, Cornell University,1968-77; Professor, Physics, Cornell University, 1977-94. Professor Emeritus, Physics, Cornell University, 1994-present. Visiting appointments at: Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing; Chinese Academy of Sciences; DESY, Germany. Director, Laboratory of Elementary-Particle Physics, Cornell University, 2000-present . Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Member, National Academy of Science.


Accelerator physics; superconductivity



  • Physics


  • Laboratory for Elementary-Particle Physics (LEPP)


R D for the International Linear Collider (ILC).
R D for the Energy Recovery Linac (ERL).


Handbook of Accelerator Physics and Engineering with A. Chao, F. Zimmermann,  H. Mess, World Scientific, 2013