Proposal Review Panels

Access to beamtime for non-proprietary research at European XFEL is granted on the basis of peer review of scientific proposals.

Access to beamtime for non-proprietary research at European XFEL is granted on the basis of peer review of scientific proposals. The Proposal Review Panels (PRPs) are in charge of the evaluation of the scientific merit of these proposals. At present (last update 10 June 2022), the following panels are in activity:

 

FXE Proposal Review Panel

  • Michael Wulff (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France) Chair
  • Wojciech Gawelda (UAM Madrid, Spain) Vice-Chair
  • Shin-ichi Adachi (High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, KeK, Japan)
  • Frank de Groot (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)
  • Thomas Elsässer (Max-Born-Institut, Berlin, Germany)
  • Paola Luches (Istituto di Nanoscienze, National Research Council, Modena, Italy)
  • James McCusker (Michigan State University, East Lansing, United States)
  • Jakub Szlachetko (SOLARIS, Kraków, Poland)
  • Julia Weinstein (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom)
  • Philippe Wernet (Uppsala University, Sweden)

 

Former Members:

  • Federico Boscherini (University of Bologna, Italy)
  • Majed Chergui (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Jerome Hastings (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, USA)
  • Adela Muñoz Páez (University of Sevilla, Spain)
  • Sylvain Ravy (Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Orsay, France)
  • Villy Sundström (Lund University, Sweden) Chairman
  • Alexander Soldatov (Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia) (membership suspended from May 2022)
  • Metin Tolan (Technical University Dortmund, Germany)

 

HED Proposal Review Panel

  • Ryszard Sobierajski (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland) Chair
  • Klaus Sokolowski-Tinten (University Duisburg-Essen, Germany) Vice-Chair
  • Michael Armstrong (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, USA)
  • Alessandra Benuzzi (Laboratoire pour l'Utilisation des Lasers Intenses, LULI, Paris, France)
  • Zahirul Islam (Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, USA)
  • Paul Loubeyre (CEA, Arpajon, France)
  • Stuart Mangles (Imperial College, London, UK)
  • Paul Neumayer (GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, Germany)
  • Luca Volpe (Centro de Láseres Pulsados, CLPU, Salamanca, Spain)

 

Former Members:

  • Guillaume Fiquet (IMPMC, Paris, France)
  • Mattias Marklund (Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden)
  • David Neely (Central Laser Facility, Didcot, United Kingdom)
  • Norimasa Ozaki (Osaka University, Osaka, Japan)
  • Sakura Pascarelli (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France) Chairwoman
  • Sergey Pikuz (Joint Institute for High Temperatures, Moscow, Russia) (membership suspended from May 2022)

 

MID Proposal Review Panel

  • Giulio Monaco (University of Padova, Italy) Chair
  • David Le Bolloc’h (Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Orsay, France) Vice-Chair
  • Paul Fuoss (LCLS, Stanford, USA)
  • Tais Gorkhover (CFEL, Hamburg, Germany)
  • Christian Gutt (University of Siegen, Germany)
  • Henrik Lemke (Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland)
  • Rajmund Mokso (Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark)
  • Anton Plech (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • Ian Robinson (University College, London, United Kingdom)

 

Former Members:

  • Bridget Murphy (Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Germany)
  • Anatoly Snigirev (Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad, Russia) (membership suspended from May 2022)
  • Michael Sprung (DESY, Hamburg, Germany)
 

 

SCS Proposal Review Panel

  • Jan Lüning (Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie HZB, Germany) Chair
  • Claudio Masciovecchio (Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste, Italy) Vice-Chair
  • Nicholas Brookes  (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France)
  • Manuel Guizar-Sicairos (Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland)
  • Philip Hofmann, (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
  • Simo J. Huotari (University of Helsinki, Finland)
  • Steven Johnson (ETH, Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Alexey Kimel (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)
  • Maya Kiskinova (Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste, Italy)
  • Jan-Erik Rubensson (Uppsala University, Sweden)

 

Former Members:

  • Ian McNulty (MAX IV Laboratory, Lund, Sweden)
  • Marcin Sikora (AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland)
 

 

SPB/SFX Proposal Review Panel

  • Gyula Faigel (Wigner Research Centre of Physics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary) Chair
  • Sébastien Boutet (Linac Coherent Light Source, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA)
  • Elspeth Garman (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
  • Cinzia Giannini (Institute of Cristallography, National Research Council, Bari, Italy)
  • Cameron Kewish (Australian Synchrotron, Clayton, Australia)
  •  Inari Kursula (University of Bergen, Norway, and University of Oulu, Finland)
  • Victor Lamzin (European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Hamburg, Germany)
  • Jozef Uličný (Safarik University Košice, Slovak Republic)
  • Manfred Weiss (Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie HZB, Germany)

 

Former Members:

  • Sine Larsen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Thomas Möller (Technical University Berlin, Germany)
  • Christian Riekel (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France)
  • Christian Schroer (DESY, Hamburg, Germany)

 

SQS Proposal Review Panel

  • Eckart Rühl (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany) Chairman
  • John Costello (Dublin City University, Ireland) Vice-Chair
  • John D. Bozek (Synchrotron SOLEIL, Gif-sur-Yvette, France)
  • Carlo Callegari (Elettra-Sincrotrone, Trieste, Italy)
  • Maciej Kozak (SOLARIS, Kraków, and Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)
  • Alexander Kuleff (University of Heidelberg, Germany)
  • Jon Marangos (Imperial College, London, United Kingdom)
  • Thomas Pfeifer (Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany)
  • Stacey L. Sorensen (Lund University, Sweden)
  • Frank Stienkemeier (University of Freiburg, Germany)
  • Linda Young (Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, USA)
  • Beata Ziaja-Motyka (CFEL, Hamburg, Germany)

 

Former Members:

  • Alexei Grum-Grzhimailo (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia) (membership suspended from May 2022)

 

For specific questions about the composition of the Proposal Review Panels, please contact useroffice@xfel.eu.

Proposal Review Panel Terms of Reference

  • Terms of Reference document (26 March 2018)

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