• Magnet Group Members

Magnet Group - Biographies

    Qualifications:
    • B.E. (Hons) - Electrical Engineering, Government Engineering College, Bilaspur, India
    • M. Tech. - Cryogenic Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India
    • Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    • Chartered Engineer, UK
    • Senior IEEE Member, USA
    • Member of IET, UK

    Primary areas of expertise:

    • Superconducting magnets (LTS and HTS)

    Secondary areas of expertise:

    • Cryogenics, Measurement systems, Electrical power, Electrical Machines

    Work experience:

    • Magnet Group Leader, Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA, USA [June 2022 - Present]
    • Sr. Magnet Engineer (SSE), )Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA, USA [Jan 2013 - May 2022]
    • GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY, USA [2010 - 2013]
    • Oxford Instruments, Abingdon, UK [2000 - 2010]
    • INOX India Ltd., Vadodara, India [1996-2000]
    • AIMS Oxygen, Vadodara, India [1995-1996]

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    Qualifications:
    • B.E. - Mechanical Engineering, K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering, India
    • M.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Rutgers University, USA

    Primary areas of expertise:

    • Mechanical Design & Simulation, Temperature & Thermal Testing, Design of Experiments.

    Secondary areas of expertise:

    • DAQ, Data analysis, Prototyping

    Work experience:

    • Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA, USA [2016 - Present]

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    CATHARINE KAIYI HALL

    Qualifications: 

    B.S. – Molecular Biology, Christopher Newport University, VA

    Primary areas of expertise:

    CAD Modeling / Design

    Secondary areas of expertise:

    Aircraft Carrier pipe designs

    Work Experience:

    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA (2022 – Present)

    Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA (2019 – 2022)

     

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    Qualifications:
    • B.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    • M.E. - Mechanical Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
    • Registered P.E. in Virginia, USA

    Primary areas of expertise:

    • Mechanical System Design, Cryogenic Design, System Design and Operation, and Superconducting Magnet Design and Operation

    Secondary areas of expertise:

    • Design of Detectors for Nuclear Physics experiments

    Work experience:

    Currently - Technical Lead Moller-Spectrometer

    • Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA, USA [1988 – Present]
    • Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA, USA [1983 – 1988]

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    Qualifications:
    • BSc- Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Rohilkhand University Bareilly, India
    • MSc- Physics, Rohilkhand University Bareilly, India
    • Ph.D.- Physics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
    • Chartered Physicist, UK
    • Senior IEEE Member, USA

    Primary areas of expertise:

    • Superconducting magnets (LTS and HTS)

    Secondary areas of expertise:

    • Superconducting Materials, Electromagnets and Magnetic Field Mapping

    Work experience:

    Currently - CAM (L3) EIC Detector Magnet

    • Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA, USA [2013 - Present]
    • GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY, USA [2011 - 2013]
    • Scientific Magnetics (Space Cryomagnetics), Abingdon, UK [2005 - 2011]
    • Oxford Instruments, Oxford, UK [2001 - 2005]
    • Centre for Advanced Technology, Department of Atomic Energy, Indore, India [1994 - 2001]
    • National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India [1992-1994]
    • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India [1987-1992]

    Synergic activities (DOE) https://www.energy.gov/articles/women-energy-dr-renuka-rajput-ghoshal

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    RACHEL REESE

    Qualifications:

    • B.S. - Physics, Auburn University, AL

    Primary areas of expertise:

    • Learning to model and carryout electro-magnetic design and analysis

    Secondary areas of expertise:

    • BAL Quasars, Black Holes (AGN), and Comet Spectrometry

    Work experience:

    • Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA, USA [2023– Present]

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    Qualifications:
    • B.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
    • M.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
    • Ph.D - Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA
    • Registered P.E. in Virginia

    Primary areas of expertise:

    • Pressure vessels, pressure piping, integrity of mechanical systems, and superconducting magnets (LTS)

    Secondary areas of expertise:

    • Cryogenics, operation of superconducting magnets, and software development

    Work experience:

    • Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA, USA [2007– Present]
    • ExploreLearning, Charlottesville, VA, USA [2002–2007]
    • Shanghai Automotive Corporation, Shanghai, China [1994–1997]

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    Qualifications:
    • A.A.S. - Mechanical Design. Westmoreland County Community College, Pittsburgh PA

    Primary areas of expertise:

    • CAD Modeling and Detailed Design

    Secondary areas of expertise:

    • Magnet mounts, yokes, and support hardware, access and support platforms, Detector hardware, mounts and supports. Downstream beam line and beam line components.

    Work experience:

    • Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA, USA [2007- Present]
    • Allied Aerospace industries, Newport News, VA, USA [1985-2007]

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    Ex-Group Members

    Qualifications:
    • BSc (Hons) Eng. - Electrical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK
    • Ph.D - Electrical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK
    • Chartered Engineer, UK
    • Senior IEEE member, USA

    Primary areas of expertise:

    • Superconducting magnets (LTS and HTS)

    Secondary areas of expertise:

    • Conventional and superconducting rotating electrical machinery, permanent magnet machines

    Work experience:

    • Jefferson Lab, Newport News, VA, USA [2013 - Aug 2021]
    • GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY, USA [2010 - 2013]
    • Converteam (GE Power Conversion), Rugby, UK [2007 - 2010]
    • Oxford Instruments, Oxford, UK [1994 - 2007]
    • GEC-Alsthom Large Machines Ltd, Rugby, UK [1988 - 1994]