Austin M Hoover

Accelerator Physicist

I'm a physicist in the Accelerator Physics (AP) Group, Research Accelerator Division, Neutron Sciences Directorate. My research focuses on charged particle beam dynamics in high-power accelerators, as well as beam diagnostic techniques such as phase space tomography.

My Ph.D. dissertation studied a proposed method to generate intense "vortex" hadron beams via multiturn injection in circular accelerators. I joined the AP Group in 2022 as a Postdoctoral Research Associate, where I focused on high-dimensional phase space measurements to improve accelerator simulation accuracy at the SNS Beam Test Facility. I joined the AP Group as an Accelerator Physicist in 2024.

Ph.D. in Physics, University of Tennessee (2022)

B.S. in Physics, Wheaton College (2018)