Manouchehr Farkhondeh

Dr. Manouchehr Farkhondeh is the Program Manager for advanced Technology R&D for the Office of Nuclear Physics (NP). He joined NP in 2006. Dr. Farkhondeh is responsible for managing Advanced Technology R&D including charged particle Accelerator Technology. He also manages the NP program for applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for NP. He serves as the Portfolio Manager and Technical Topic Manager for NP’s SBIR/STTR program. Dr. Farkhondeh is also the Deputy for the NP Division Director for Facilities and Project Management.

Prior to joining NP, Dr. Farkhondeh held a Principal Research Scientist position at Massachusetts Institutes of Technology (MIT) and was the Accelerator Division Head at the MIT-Bates linear Accelerator Center. Concurrently, he was an adjunct lecturer at Merrimack College in Massachusetts. He conducted research for many years in experimental nuclear physics and accelerator science and technology using polarized electron beams from linear accelerators and storage rings. He has expertise in charge particle detection and polarized electron sources and is the NP accelerator subject matter expert for the Electron Ion Collider (EIC) Project currently under development and construction at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).

Dr. Farkhondeh received a Ph.D. in Medium Energy Experimental Nuclear Physics from MIT for “Measurement of Tensor Polarization in Pion-Deuteron Elastic Scattering” and a B.S degree in Physics from Tehran University.

Contact Information:
Advanced Technology R&D
SC-36/Germantown Building
Office of Nuclear Physics
U.S. Department of Energy
19901 Germantown Rd.
Germantown, MD 20874
Phone: 301-655-6985, 301-903-4398 (Office)
Fax: 301-903-3833