Frank Tecker

Frank Tecker


Born 1968 in Haan (Germany)

Director of the CERN Accelerator School (CAS) since 2022

At CERN since 1992 as Summer Student, Technical Student, Doctoral Student, Staff member

Lecturing about Linear Colliders and Accelerator Physics

CAS Lecturer since 2009, lecturing in Oxford, CERN summer student lectures, High-School Student Internship Program, International School for Linear Colliders

Student at the CAS in 1994, 1995, and the JAS in 2000

Former Activities:

  •     Accelerator physicist in the Operations group in the Beams Department at CERN
  •     Commissioning and operation of the CERN Proton Synchrotron
  •     R&D for CLIC (Compact Linear Collider) at the CLIC Test Facility CTF3
  •     Commissioning of the Recycler (Permanent magnet storage ring) at Fermilab, Chicago, IL, USA
  •     Orbit quality and stability studies at LEP (Large Electron Position Collider) at CERN


1988-94       Physics studies at the RWTH Aachen (Germany), 1-year stay at CERN for work on Diploma thesis in
                    the Beam Instrumentation group

1994-98       Ph.D. thesis at the RWTH, 3-year stay at CERN for work at LEP

1998-99       Research Associate at Fermilab, Chicago, IL, USA
                    Work in the Accelerator Division for the Main Injector and Recycler

2000-           CERN employee in the Operations group of the Beams Department

Volleyball, ski, photography (also at the CAS courses)