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Professor Philip Burrows

Roles and subjects

Senior Research Fellow in Physics and Steward of the Senior Common Room



Professor Philip Burrows is Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford, Director of the John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science, and Senior Research Fellow in Physics at Jesus College.

Academic Background

MA, DPhil, CPhys, FInstP

1982-85 BA Physics, Oriel College Oxford
1985-88 DPhil Particle Physics, Oriel College Oxford
1989-98 Principal Research Scientist, MIT
1998-2002 PPARC Advanced Fellow, Particle Physics, Oxford
2002-05 Professor of Physics, QMUL
2006- Professor of Accelerator Physics, Oxford
2004- Fellow, Institute of Physics
2009- Fellow, American Physical Society

Undergraduate Teaching

Mathematical methods, mechanics, electromagnetism, special relativity.

Postgraduate Teaching

Particle physics, accelerator physics.

Research Interests

Particle physics, accelerator science.


Subject notes for courses taught at Jesus College:

See also the Department of Physics website.