Contact Us

Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
2575 Sand Hill Road, MS 69
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Tel: 650-926-4000
Fax: 650-926-4100

SSRL Director

Kelly Gaffney, SSRL Director
Tel. 650-926-2382
Piero Pianetta, SSRL Deputy Director
Tel: 650-926-3484

Britt Hedman, SSRL Science Director
Tel: 650-926-3052

Stephanie Carlson, SSRL Business Manager
Tel: 650-926-2033
Beam Line Systems Division
Tom Rabedeau
Tel: 650-926-3009
SR Materials Sciences Division Heads
Mike Toney
Tel: 650-926-2056
Donghui Lu
Tel: 650-926-3026
SR Chemistry and Catalysis Division Heads
Britt Hedman
Tel: 650-926-3052
Simon Bare
Tel:  650-926-2629
Structural Molecular Biology Division Heads
Mike Soltis
Tel: 650-926-3050
Tel: 650-926-3125
SPEAR3 Accelerator Division
James Safranek
Tel:   650-926-5438
John Schmerge
Tel: 650-926-2320
Safety Office
Ian Evans, SSRL/LCLS Safety Officer
Tel: 650-926-2628
Matt Padilla, SSRL Safety Officer
Tel:  650-926-3861
Cathy Knotts, SSRL User Services Manager
Tel: 650-926-3191 | Fax: 650-926-3600/4100
Contact information for SSRL scientific, operations and user support staff.   User Support
For information about the user research programs at SSRL or the joint SSRL/LCLS user portal   Cathy Knotts
For information about SSRL Structural Molecular Biology proposals, reviews, scheduling, proprietary research, international user shipments, publications, news or events   Lisa Dunn
For assistance with SSRL user registration, proposal submission, reviews, experiment scheduling, training or logistics   Tomoko Nakai
For information about SLAC access or badging, contact the SLAC Visitor, User, Employee (VUE) Center.  

Brittany  Lemesh

For information about the SSRL website or user portal resources.  

Nik Stojanovic

We welcome your questions, suggestions and feedback!    


Find Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource on FlickrFind Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource on YouTubeFind Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource on Twitter