Associate Lab Director for Applied Physics and Superconducting Technology, Fermilab; Quantum Technology Thrust Leader, SQMS
Alexander Romanenko provides leadership in planning, directing and overseeing the activities of superconducting radio frequency (SRF) and magnet technology for accelerators and non-accelerator applications, cryogenic technology development for accelerators and detectors, Fermi-CARD accelerator test facility operations, and support of various Fermilab projects and the laboratory’s accelerator complex. He is responsible for organizing, implementing and reporting on the activities established to support the laboratory’s mission in the assigned science and technology areas, ensuring the achievement of short- and long-range goals and objectives, as well as providing the lab’s technical vision for the future.
Romanenko is a senior scientist at the lab, holds a Ph.D. in physics from Cornell University and joined Fermilab in 2009 as a Peoples Fellow. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and his scientific work has been recognized by several national and international awards, including the 2017 USPAS prize for achievement in accelerator physics and technology, 2011 DOE Early Career Award and 2011 IEEE PAST Doctoral dissertation award.